Do you want to take your first steps in the world of skiing? In the following tips we will recommend a series of essential accessories for this sport. We will also talk about what clothes you should wear. Despite the crisis, there are some things that are essential to take on this exciting discipline with guarantees.
We begin this review of the material. Skis and boards are the fundamental pieces of equipment for this sport.so the best thing to do is to get good advice before you buy them.. Whether you are accompanied by a regular skier or by the experts in a specialist shop, find out which type of ski or snowboard is best suited to your needs..
The first piece of advice for first time skiers is to do not buy directly the skis or snowboard that most appeal to you visually or design-wise, or those that are more affordable (because "cheap is expensive"). The most advisable thing to do is to visit specialised shops and ask for advice from professionals. The normal thing to do is to visit 3 or 4 shops and see what they recommend. You can also ask for advice from friends or relatives who practice this sport, as they can be very good advisors.
En todas las estaciones existen establecimientos de alquiler de equipo, donde los novatos puede probar diversos tipos de esquís o snowboads sobre el terreno, hasta dar con el que mejor se adapte a sus características. Es entonces cuando ha de hacerse con el equipo definitivamente. De esta forma evitaremos malgastar el dinero.
The offer is enormous (brands, models, designs, prices...) so choosing the most suitable ones can be complicated if some basic points are not taken into account.
The skis are determined by their lightness, strength, stability, width and edge grip (metal foil on both sides of the sole, which provides a better grip in turns). In addition, the weight of the skier must be taken into account. (the heavier the weight, the more pressure the ski will withstand)., their height (usually the length of the ski should be similar to the skier's length although For beginners, a shorter length is recommended to gain control.)The number of feet and the way of skiing.
In the case of snowboarding, length is determined by the weight-to-height ratio, although it is popularly established that the approximate length of the board should be up to the rider's chin, placed in an upright position.
The most recommended type of skiing for beginners is the so called pin tail o «Y», ancho at the front or spatula and narrow at the tail. Son perfectos para el paseo debido a su gran estabilidad. For boards, The longer, stiffer and wider, the more stability and speed you will achieve.
Source: Ski Channel