Carving is a skiing technique that is used in reference to a turn that shifts the ski on its edges. In the case of carving, the ski will turn itself and it is propelled by the side cut geometry, without loosing speed. The edges that are cut by the skis should be so expertly executed so that the skis will not slide sideways. Professional skiers execute carving all the time, given that it is the fastest way to get down the mountain and preserve as much speed as possible. Bending the Skis Skis are wider at the back and front than they are in the middle and the edges are curved inwards and go back out again. Due to their shape, when the skier leans over, bending has t..