(actually HERE to be exact)
Before we begin, I would like to dedicate this blog post to Meredith Gifford and Angie Finnie.
ok, allow me to set the scene:
now, allow me to introduce our friends:
now. in my defense, i had been training very vigorously all morning on the dinky slopes with my coach:
(actually, she was way too advanced for me -
but don't worry - i smashed her in the English Spelling Bee Competition -
So we're one-for-one at the moment.)
(note: in this above statement - it was never said, "you are competent / able / average"... just.... well... not the WORST.)
"WEEEEHAAAA!!! WOOOHOOO!!!! YEAH!!!!"
this is a fantastic stopping mechanism and... it. will. work.you. will. stop. I decided to employ che-stop-mechanism for the next 50 metres as follows:
If you wish to try the che-stop-mechanism i suggest aiming for advertisement banners if there are any - from my research I have concluded that they are much softer than fences and easier to disentangle yourself from than mesh-wire. Rogue snowboarders will also stop you. But i do not suggest this method.
Now I only really traversed approximately 50 metres in this time and managed to "stop" myself approximately 21 times. With numerous instances of:
Apparently, the ski patrol did not like this:
and the next thing i know...
man-handled out of the snow and strapped to one of those stabiliser board things that you see on Grey's Anatomy right before someone kicks the bucket.
i was carving, cutting, catching air, jet-turning, jumping and doing some tricks.
so, if anyone is planning on hitting up the slopes this season,
i give lessons.