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On Wisdom, Age and Family

While I certainly don’t consider myself stupid or naïve, I would never say that I’m wise. Wisdom is something I associate with ancient Greek philosophers and cartoon owls. It’s such a high and unattainable attribute that I never really even … Continue reading

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Biathlon: The Yin and Yang of Winter Sports

At first, I thought I might shoot my foot off. Three friends and I had signed up for a short biathlon clinic at Tamarack Lodge in Mammoth, California. Each March, Mammoth is the site of the largest biathlon competition in … Continue reading

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At Québec’s Le Massif, We Can All Be Lugers

When it comes to crazy winter sports, the “sliding disciplines” have to be among the craziest. Bobsled, luge and skeleton: the names alone can give you pause, let alone the speeds these athletes reach while careening down a solid ice … Continue reading

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Learn To Ski One Tip at a Time

Kevin Jordan has a goal. The Children’s Coordinator for the Ski and Snowboard Schools of Aspen/Snowmass, Kevin wants to make it easier for everyone to learn to ski and ride. So during January, Kevin is offering one solid learn to … Continue reading

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Heli Skiing…Falling…And Getting Up Again

I wish I could say my first day heli skiing was an unmitigated success. But that would be a lie. It was a nearly spontaneous adventure. While I knew that I was going be skiing Revelstoke Mountain Resort in British … Continue reading

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