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LSIA’s Remarkable participation in interski 2023 congress: elevating lithuania’s skiing worldwide

The Lithuanian Snowsports Instructors Association recently had the privilege of representing Lithuania at the prestigious INTERSKI 2023 Congress, held in Levi, Finland, from March 26 to 31, 2023. This momentous event marked a significant milestone in the organization’s journey to elevate Lithuania’s presence on the international skiing stage. Lithuania’s Skiing Showcase Participating in INTERSKI 2023 was a transformative experience for LSIA. It provided a platform to engage with the global skiing community, learn from renowned ski instructors, and foster connections that would lead to long-lasting collaborations. The LSIA delegation had the unique opportunity to not only present Lithuania’s skiing and snowboarding ideas and educational system during the indoor lectures and on-snow workshops but also participate in ski performances (show and demo runs) alongside representatives from other nations. For the first time in history, Lithuania made its mark on the skiing… Read More »LSIA’s Remarkable participation in interski 2023 congress: elevating lithuania’s skiing worldwide

Feel Free to Relax

Last season we dedicated this article series to proper ski technique and myths surrounding it. This year we will focus more on your own skiing and we will discuss common mistakes and problems we encounter on ski slopes. Since last year we know that skiing begins from the head, or more precisely the mind, and therefore in the first article of this season we will look closely how fear is influencing our ability to control our skis effectively. We will point two common mistakes caused by being afraid. Fear in the head, tension in muscles and unbalanced stance. Skiing is fun. However every one of us was in an uncomfortable situation in which we didn’t feel comfortable and our fear prevented us to take the next step on the road to improvement. These situations often have the same origins. Simply… Read More »Feel Free to Relax

From Olympic Ski Racer to LSIA Ski Instructor

Written by Ieva Jan (former Lithuanian Alpine Ski Racer and Olympian and LSIA Level 1 Ski Instructor) I have always thought why I chose alpine skiing as my sport knowing that I live in the country that you can easily call flatlands. It was a very bumpy road, but it went from being a skier who goes to ski on holidays to an Olympic skier and now it seems like it was a very normal transition. In 2005 I joined a newly founded ski club in my hometown Vilnius and that’s were I learned to ski in gates. Soon I started expanding my horizons racing around in Europe. At the beginning, it was not easy psychologically and result-wise, but it got better with years passing and experience. What has started as a fun activity with a group of friends, became… Read More »From Olympic Ski Racer to LSIA Ski Instructor