Vail Daily column: Off-season is the most important season

By Melanie Wong

The “off-season,” what for most is a time to put away the skis and boards, is for competitive snow sports athletes the most important preparation period. During the spring, summer and fall, snow sports athletes participate in multi-sport experiences to develop well rounded athletic skills, as well as specific conditioning activities. For freeski, freestyle and snowboard athletes, it is also a time to undertake a methodical progression utilizing trampoline and water ramp sessions to prepare to take new tricks to snow. On-snow camps during the off-season allow athletes to improve fundamental skills, make important changes and learn new techniques and …

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