It's ski season. We've got the snow, the rain, the fog, and (we hope) the snow again to prove it. It's also time for me to crank up the keyboard for some ski talk. First (just to prove I'm not a total slacker), here's the scoop on what I've been writing while NOT updating this ...

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To win is wonderful, but to win respect is divine. Hero worship is way overrated. But I make an exception with Ted Ligety. When you have the world's best skier (today, and on many other days) who also runs a successful business, makes fun a priority, takes a stand on issues for the benefit of fellow ...

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Ode to an old friend, Pianta Su If you go to enough junior ski races this year, there is a good chance you will run in to "skills assessments," also known, at the national level, as "Skills Quest." Whatever they are called, these on-hill evaluations attach a value to the fundamental skills upon which all good ...

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