Tag Archives: bravery

How I Found the Courage to Speak Up and Ski Better: A Guest Essay from a BSM

In April, I received an email from a reader named Cora Helm in response to my post on burn out.  In her email Cora mentioned that as a relatively new skier, she often finds herself alone, unwilling to hold other, better skiers … Continue reading

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Honoring Jack Pinto and Getting More Kids In the Game

All kids are born to play. Some just don’t have the opportunity. And that’s not right. Remembering Jack Pinto Tomorrow marks the one year anniversary of the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut.  An unspeakable tragedy, it’s … Continue reading

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Adventures of a 42 Year-Old Rookie Ski Instructor

Today’s post comes from Brave Ski Dad Dave Belin. Dave not only skis with his family, but also is an instructor at Eldora Mountain Resort (and helped me with a post about Eldora!).  Portions of this post were originally published … Continue reading

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Just One Gift? (Happy Holidays and Book Review)

If you could choose just one gift this holiday season — one gift for yourself — what would you choose? While a quick and easy answer might be new skis or boots or perhaps a season pass to everywhere, I … Continue reading

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Family Getaway: Mountain Biking at Beaver Creek, Colorado

Call me a wimp. I can take it. We were at Beaver Creek last week for a quick end-of-summer getaway. School starts on August 20 and we needed a fun family adventure before the boys hit the books. My sons … Continue reading

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