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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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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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The Biggest, Best Ski Lift Views in North America

Last fall, my friends at Liftopia and I had a great time compiling a list of the “Ten Best Chairlift/Gondola Views in North America.” We built our list through suggestions from social media: the Brave Ski Mom and Liftopia Facebook … 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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