Ski training was given to 23 students in the newly created ski center in Murat Mountain in Gediz district. At the Murat Mountain Thermal Tourism and Ski Center, Dumlupınar University (DPÜ) School of Physical Education and Sports (BESYO) Coaching Education Department Head Assist. Assoc. Aydın Şentürk and Faculty Member Assist. Assoc. The training given by Mehmet Demirel was attended by Hasan Ulutürk, Deputy Director of Gediz Trade Vocational High School, Mustafa Kırbıyık, Physical Education Teacher, and 23 students.
Students learned this sport by using ski suits on the track created in the Sarıçiçek Plateau at an altitude of 850 meters during the one-week training.
There is twice as much snow than Uludağ
Asst. Assoc. Şentürk, in the first part of the educational work on the theoretical information about the skiing is transferred, then the practical work accompanied by instructors, he said.
Informing that the summit of Murat Mountain has a height of 2 thousand 312 meters, Asst. Assoc. Dr. Şentürk stated that the ski center here is a very suitable area for training.
Asst. Assoc. Dr. Senturk, Saricicek plateau, Turkey's profit rate to attract attention in terms of skiing is one of the most suitable area, he said:
“The ski resort here needs improvement, but it is currently an ideal track for training. It is also very beautiful as snow. Currently, there is an average of 1,10-1,20 centimeters of snow in Uludağ, while there is 2,5 meters of snow here. Considering that there is not much snowfall in Kütahya this year, this place is on the way to become one of the tracks where training and skiing can be given for a longer term than many ski slopes. Our Governor, District Governor and Mayor have worked a lot on these issues. We work here voluntarily at the request of our District Governor. "
Assist said they expect the continuation of training in the next process. Assoc. Dr. Senturk, the people of the region offered to benefit from here.
"'Never do skiing without training" warning
Stating that the students have successfully completed their first experiences in skiing, Kırbıyık said, “We would like to thank our District Governor İsmail Çorumluoğlu and our Mayor Mehmed Ali Saraoğlu for giving us this opportunity and this facility”.
Ski sports is very enjoyable and entertaining recording Kırbıyık, this sport should not be done without training, he added.