Avalament

Avalament: `Avaler` comes from the French and means to swallow. Avalament is a term used in skiing to describe the way skier bends and extends the legs by managing pressure. It is common misconception that Avalament means to absorb pressure generated in the turn by lifting the legs. To the contrary, when demonstrating Avalament we don`t lift th......
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Avalament

From the French `avaler`, to swallow. Take it to mean an absorption of a bump by lifting the legs ie: there is angulation but it comes from lifting the legs rather than lowering the body.
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