Tag Archives: Family Skiing

Mikaela Shiffrin: Going for Gold and Sharing the Table

Today’s post is from Troy Hawks, editor, ski instructor, writer, fisherman and friend. Find him at The Redtail Times and Club Colorado, among other outlets.  Ski Racer Mikaela Shiffrin Shares Her Thoughts on Race Day and the Importance of Family What … Continue reading

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A Season of Skiing Firsts

You’d think that after 40+ years of skiing, it might be hard for me to come up with “firsts.” Not so, and this winter, the winter of 2013-1014, has seen an absolute bonanza of “firsts.” Good Firsts, Not Bad Now … Continue reading

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Reflections on Burn Out, Family Skiing and Giving Thanks

I am often not at a loss for words. But last week, when I sat down to write about family skiing, in particular, to share a wonderful experience I had moderating a family skiing workshop at the 2014 Mountain Travel … Continue reading

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Tips from a Pro: Ski and Snowboard Safety For Families

Parents are often concerned about safety when their kids start skiing or snowboarding. Even if they ski or ride themselves, it’s easy to imagine accidents happening. The same is true for biking, football, and even ballet. It’s easy to let … Continue reading

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Ashley Sifers: From First Year Instructor to Colorado Ski Instructor of the Year

It’s not very often that a first-timer wins the award. Sure, we sometimes hear of child prodigies who stun the world with their insight or talent, or the breakthrough teenage athlete, but often these examples are few. Usually, time and … Continue reading

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