Objective: To demonstrate the ability to rotate the lower body and maneuver the skis accurately while maintaining an upper body that appears quiet in space.
Primary Skill: Rotary
Justification: Rotation of the legs within the pelvis without involving the upper body in the coincident direction is imperative for upper level rotary skills.
Slope: Intermediate groomed terrain.
Criteria for Perfect Execution:
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