Be Fit to Ski

A Complete Guide to Alpine Skiing Fitness

About the Author

Sue Kramer has worked in the ski industry as a ski instructor and race coach since 1985. 

She is the lead Technical Coach for the Bromley Outing Club, a small race program in Vermont. She is 2019 Vermont Alpine Race Association development coach of the year, a US Ski and Snowboard educator, PSIA Examiner, a member of the VARA Children's Racing Committee, holds a Masters in Kinesiology and the Author of Be Fit to Ski, a complete and detailed guide to training specifically for skiing. She has worked with instructors, race coaches and athletes ranging from 5 to 85 years old. Her message to skiers of all ages is to get fit and be fit to ski, because time on snow is precious!


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Why Buy This Book?

Be Fit to Ski is a 3-part book, including sections on exercise science relative to skiing, specific fitness areas for skiing called Performance Abilities. The final section takes a periodized approach to fitness training that provides 52 weeks worth of exercise plans. This book helps the reader understand what specific fitness areas to train at specific times of the year. 

Be Fit to Ski is simply the most comprehensive book on alpine skiing fitness to date.