- May 15, 2005
- NH seacoast
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Truth. Après-ski beers are for both “I’m celebrating because I’m proud of you kids” and “Dad needs to take the edge off”.teaching kids to ski is simultaneously the most frustrating and rewarding part of parenting.
Those are some sweet trees, where was that shot?Here is one of my girls trying to make Jerry of the Day.
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Saddleback on Friday. Couldn't ask for a better day!Those are some sweet trees, where was that shot?
Similar experience here. I wasn’t so much burnt out on Ice Coast skiing as I was just getting lazy. Casually ski a few times a year, stick to groomers to keep it safe, send it out West once or twice a year.My kids completely reinvigorated my interest in skiing and riding. I was kind of burnt out on east coast mountains and usually icy freezing conditions. But sharing the sport with the family and seeing the kids get so much better has fed my stoke level and now I'm back chasing powder days.
My 2 at the oldest's Senior Day tonight for their Highschool team tonight at Mount Southington. The tiara worked for her on Senior Day as she had a season's best 2nd tonight, after qualifying yesterday for Team CT for the Eastern Highschool Championships up at Attitash the first weekend in March.
Guess I get to experience what's going on at Attitash firsthand now in a few weeks for what will be her last Highschool races, and potentially her last races until maybe adult beer league racing as she's not sure if she does or doesn't want to race in college...
I'm probably going to need a tissue or 2 when she crosses the finish line at Attitash for her last race after watching her race for the last 10yrs since she was a 1st year U10
Cuteness overload in this thread. Needs more pictures!
About to embark on this journey, 2.5 years old and she loves playing in the snow. It's already February, so we'll wait till next year to start, but looking forward to it!
Good job dad!
I may be starting on a similar journey with my kids next year with my 6 year old wanting to be on the Gunstock ski team and his baby sister wanting to follow along.
It's been such a blast watching my 2 go through the youth ski racing programs like I did.
And should yours follow in your racing footsteps as well, I'm guessing you'll have just as much fun, pride, and nervous excitement watching them slide into the starting gate in the coming years!