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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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Why My Family Loves to Ski Crystal Mountain, Washington

A Brave Ski Mom Interview with Brian Hopper, a Brave Ski dad and a Crystal Mountain native son. If you could only ski at one resort this season with your family, which resort would you choose?  Well seeming that we … Continue reading

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Skiing During Pregnancy? Yes or No?

Dear Brave Ski Mom,  I am expecting my first child and I recently shifted from downhill to telemark skiing. I would really love to spend time this winter tele’ing on the blues. Can I ski during pregnancy? How do I make … Continue reading

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Hard Truths About Skiing With Teens. And Some Good News, Too.

Hard Truth #1: No matter how intelligent, fit and talented you are, there is always someone more intelligent, fit and talented. Usually your teen. Hard Truth #2: No matter how well you ski, or snowboard, there is always someone who … Continue reading

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