With PSIA-AASI’s new Snow Pro Library, all of the association’s digital resources can be easily viewed on your computer, or on your smartphone/tablet as part of a free app for Apple, Android, and Kindle Fire users.
The magazine and catalog are, of course, accessible by all members. The digital editions of the Alpine Technical Manual, Freestyle Technical Manual, Snowboard Technical Manual, Telemark Technical Manual, and Cross Country Technical Manual — as well as the Adult Alpine Teaching Handbook and Snowboard Teaching Handbook — are also available for those who have purchased them. Here’s a quick primer on how to access those resources right now.
How to Download and View PSIA-AASI’s Digital Publications on Your Smartphone or Tablet:
- Find PSIA-AASI’s “Snow Pro Library” app by searching for “PSIA,” “AASI,” or “Snow Pro Library” in the appropriate app store:
- Install the app
- Open the app
- Click Member Login
- Sign in using your current member login on file with PSIA-AASI:
- Username = Your email address
- Password = Your member number or another password you created
- Click Manuals/Videos
- Click the discipline of the manual you purchased (alpine, snowboard, or telemark)
- Members-only bonus! View digital editions of 32 Degrees and the Accessories Catalog
For the Snow Pro Library app, once you sign in with your current PSIA-AASI log-in, you can download the entire manual purchased (and/or 32 Degrees and the Accessories Catalog) to your smartphone or tablet and view the embedded video – with or without internet connection.
Desktop access (see Digital Manuals on the “Education” page of TheSnowPros.org) does require an internet connection, and provides lots of cool features to enhance your reading experience – like the ability to share content via email or social media, highlight text, create notes, and add bookmarks. Just look for the function icons at the top of each page.
PSIA-AASI’s digital resource offer a great way promote your own understanding of technique and tactics, or to show students. (Be sure to check with your ski and ride school for insight on how, when, and where video is best shared as a part of a comprehensive approach to learning).