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TOPIC:   Great Ski Day! 


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SARAHSLY
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4/16/09 7:52 P

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My mom's best friend was a great support while I was in the public eye through my mom's illness and passing...

her favorite way to keep my 'public' face from crumbling?

"Sarah, if you pretend it long enough, it becomes true."

No wonder she was mom's best friend, she is BRILLIANT!


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EATNBOOGERS
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4/16/09 2:34 P

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I'm trying (re the funk). Today is "fake it till you make it" mode, which I suppose is an improvement.

Kristine

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Run a beautiful race.

"To give anything less than your best is to sacrifice the gift. " --Steve Prefontaine



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SARAHSLY
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4/12/09 6:42 P

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Sometimes just overcoming obstacles (like sore legs, crabby attitude etc) can make any day a great ski day.

Good for you!

Hope the funk is retreating for you. :)


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EATNBOOGERS
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4/11/09 12:13 P

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Yesterday wasn't my best day of the season (I'd say my days at Winter Park and the day I demo'ed the fab skis were my best days), but I'm proud of it. I was in a big funk, so dh sent me up alone. My legs were pretty sore from my run the previous evening. At first, I thought I'd just take it easy, work on my form on the groomers, but after a couple of hours, I hit the bumps, too.

It was pretty empty yesterday... small ski area, end of season, weekday... when I was doing my favorite run (very steep bump run), I was half excited/half freaked out that I was the only person on the run the entire time each time I did it. (So I didn't even think about the trees... legs not great, preoccupied... they'd find my body around July.) ;-)

Kristine

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Run a beautiful race.

"To give anything less than your best is to sacrifice the gift. " --Steve Prefontaine



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SARAHSLY
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4/10/09 12:55 P

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Any day that I'm out there is a good ski day for me, but the best are the days when I don't chicken out of a run that I KNOW I can do.



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4/6/09 10:18 P

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I have a couple of standouts this season. One over my Christmas break in a foot of powder dropping lines like Ouzo Glade at Vail. Second was the first week of March when I finally dropped Lover's Leap at Vail. Snow conditions weren't great but breaking that mental barrier was much needed. Finally, watching the 5 & 6 year old kids I coach (ski racing) drop into Copper and Union Bowls with adults all over cheering them on just makes me proud.

I've still got 4-6 more days to go, hoping to hit 40 this season so more to come.

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RACHELRB
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4/6/09 7:34 P

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Yesterday was a great ski day- I think maybe the best in my entire life. It was a sunny day but not so sunny that everything was melting (amazing for April). There was no wind and nothing was icy. I skied confidently. On every run that got me a bit scared I told myself either I had done it before or it was no harder than anything I had done in the past. I enjoyed it so much!

What defines the best ski day for you?

If you win 51% of the battles you have won the war.


 
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