Todays skiing is better, with easier access.... but more expensive and just as difficult to truly understand and master as yesterday.
Great references from great master instructors from the late 70s & ealry 80s
The boss, wife, was donating these to good will & value village. Other references and momentos gone.... baah!
CSIA manual by the great Don Bilodeau, now gone - My 2nd manual for CSIA
The great George Joubert PhD, now gone - big influence in both CSIA & PSIA
The great Franz Hoppichler PhD, now gone - dittto
WC Ski Technique, Bible for ski racing & coaching before, modern easy to carry cameras with motion cancelling, editing, montage etc features. Larsson was a disciple & student of Joubert.
Straight skis are gone, but much of what these great master instructors, coaches great technicians & teachers espoused are still relevant today.
Note Stenmarks A frame, now a big no no.
And of course no cross blocking of the slalom gate.