This is an authoritative and easy-to-read book with up to date information on technique, training and fitness. Essential reading for anyone with an interest in cross-country skiing and rollerskiing.
Written by Paddy Field and Stuart Montgomery, two of the most knowledgable individuals in competitive and recreational cross-country skiing respectively, it's a must-have resource for anyone with an interest in the sport.
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Paddy Field is a former international athlete and coach, who has spent the last 30 years skiing cross-country around the world. As a Technical Delegate for FIS, he has overseen the development of ski marathon racing across the world. He has been Nordic Director of the British Ski & Snowboard Federation, and since 1993 has been editor of SKI NORDIC, the UK's most popular cross-country ski magazine.
Stuart Montgomery has a background in hillwalking and came to cross-country skiing in the late 1970s. With extensive experience of mountain touring, track skiing and racing, he has also been involved in the development of the cross-country ski holiday industry in the UK. A pioneer of the sport of Nordic Walking in the UK, he is one of its leading instructors.
We'd recommend this book to anyone interested in cross-country skiing, or as a present.