256 pages. In the tradition of his previous book (the best-selling ski-instruction manual of all time), Lito Tejada-Flores explains how average-to-intermediate alpine skiers can rise to the highest levels of proficiency. Unlike conventional instructors, the author takes a maverick approach, addressing the most commonly experienced desires and frustrations of the majority of skiers. He shows how taking advantage of today's revolutionary new ski designs can help skiers achieve a whole new level of performance. This edition is completely rewritten with 40 percent new material.