I love the chest mount for skiing. In my opinion, the footage comes out better because your chest is always facing downhill and more stable than your head. The only thing you have to worry about is how you aim the camera. If you aim the camera too low, it will look like you are in the back seat. The only other draw back and might not actually be a draw back, but if the snow is really deep sometimes the camera will get pounded with snow and miss some of the action. On the other hand, if the snow is that deep, you are probably having a really nice time anyway.