Mental Training: Learning From The Pros
Check out these links to some great documentaries and videos about world class ski racing and peak athletic performance.
Skill Building Drill Videos from Burke Mountain Academy
Mikaela Shiffrin narrates these excellent video demonstrations of the same drills she used to become one of the best skiers of all time.
2019 World Cup Women at Levi
Watch the top three women take their second runs at Levi:
60 Minutes Interview with Rafael Nadal
We can learn a lot from other sports and the world class athletes who rise to the top. 60 Minutes produced a very interesting piece on Rafael Nadal that has a lot of crossover value for ski racers. Three takeaways for ski racers:
Work Ethic: the hard work and intensity he brings to his training and competition.
Mental toughness: his insight into the importance of embracing his doubts as an athlete.
Unfailing Sportsmanship: The importance of always being in emotional control.
A Matter of Time
This seven-part series from OutsideTV is a terrific documentary on Mikaela Shiffrin.
Behind the Scenes/2019-2020 Season/FIS Alpine &
Behind the Scenes/2018-19 Season/FIS Alpine
FIS Alpine takes ski racing fans deep into the experience of world class ski racing in the Behind the Scenes series.
The Most Powerful Turn In Ski Racing--Kickin' It With Alice Robinson