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Tag Archives: skiing in Michigan

Preparing your ACLs for ski season

I tore my ACL in December of 1995. My first winter living in Big Sky, Montana was plagued early-on by a bad knee because my body was not yet prepared … Continue reading

October 11, 2013

Trying out the boots

Tried Ethan’s boots on today. He didn’t want to take them off. I think we have a natural here. Next step… Playing around some more in them, and then we’ll … Continue reading

November 3, 2012

Start teaching your toddler to ski now… indoors

We had our youngest on skis and on the bunny slope this past March, at the age of 15 months. But I would be kidding you if I said it … Continue reading

October 27, 2012 · 1 Comment

Starting them young… getting your child into snowsports

We enrolled our three year old, Soren, in his first ski lesson last year. We’ve actually had our son on the slopes since he was 19 months old, however this … Continue reading

October 11, 2012 · 6 Comments

The hula hoop

My skills at the hula hoop have always been nil. I would watch in envy as friends, obviously more flexible than me, orbited the hoop around their midriff for what … Continue reading

February 1, 2012 · 1 Comment