2020 ski goals

Discussion in 'General Skiing' started by Brian Finch, Jun 13, 2019 at 5:02 PM.

  1. Brian Finch

    Brian Finch PT, CSCS, Cert- DN, FRCms, M|WOD Coach Industry Insider

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    After watching some video from the past season, I realized how much terrain I require with my longer boards & why I struggle in tighter Eastern haunts. I’m planning on a focus of getting better on shorter skis.

    What’s your goals?
     
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  2. neonorchid

    neonorchid Out on the slopes Skier

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    Cool, I think:huh:
    I'd say I look forward to purchasing those shorter skis from you next spring when you decide that you prefer longer but realize your idea of shorter is 180cm + :D

    So my 2020 goal is to stay uninjured and actually have a full 2020 season.
    The dang calf muscle tear from April has been healed and reinjured three times over now:( Kevin Durant's torn Achilles is a wake-up call for me to stop running with a group when I recover from last weeks reinjury:eek: :nono:
     
  3. Mike King

    Mike King AKA Habacomike Instructor

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    My goal is to return to skiing with a healthy shoulder and knee. And to perhaps achieve the Level 3 standard for skiing.

    Then I can retire.

    Mike
     
  4. Ken_R

    Ken_R Living the Dream Skier

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    Ski better, ski more. Thats it. :D
     
  5. MarkP

    MarkP Getting off the lift Skier

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    Ski again. (2018-2019 total = 0)
    Ski without worry/concern/fear post hip replacement.
     
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  6. NZRob

    NZRob Skiing the Rock Skier

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    First chair to last chair every single day I am at the mountain.

    Hike 2-3 routes I've never done at my local ski areas.

    Ski 4 South Island clubfields (thanks @Mattadvproject for the inspiration :) ).

    Heliski 2 days.

    Oh, and not injure myself early in the season as per 2017 and 2018.
     
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  7. dbostedo

    dbostedo Asst. Gathermeister-- Jackson Hole 2020 Moderator Team Gathermeister

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    Pretty much the same as the last couple of seasons....

    -- Get at least 20 days
    -- Ski 2 new places
    -- Do a Taos Ski Week or other lessons
    -- Have tons of fun
     
  8. Ken_R

    Ken_R Living the Dream Skier

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    Actually, Ski in June. Il head out tomorrow... :D
     
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  9. Philpug

    Philpug Enjoying being back on two skis. Admin Pugski Ski Tester

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    Still working on this season. I will let you know around Sept/Oct when next year actually starts.
     
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  10. luliski

    luliski Out on the slopes Skier

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    Ski more powder. I missed way too many powder days this season.
     
  11. Pat AKA mustski

    Pat AKA mustski Out on the slopes Skier

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    I am still skiing ... but the goals start immediately or are continuing ... hard to determine which. I will continue to work on becoming proficient at skiing bumps.
    1. Along with that goal, I plan to attend next year's gathering in Taos for the ski week!
    2. Right now, slush bumps in Mammoth are in order since the conditions are very forgiving.
     
  12. Bad Bob

    Bad Bob old n' slow Skier

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    Learn how to turn left.

    Start the 19-20 season in better physical condition. Work on doing smooth Dolphin turns (currently look like a breaching whale). Ski more days wherever I am. Have as much fun as possible.
     
  13. surfsnowgirl

    surfsnowgirl loves soft bumps, trees and ungroomed Skier

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    Mine are to really get a grip on my fear issues. I have learned that I gently need to be pushed out of my comfort zone. Not by my SO but by Mark (terrain coach at Killington), friends at Bromley or Magic. I made some great strides in this last season but this year I plan to take a private or two with Mermer Blakeslee. We've already been in touch by email. I've never skied superstar at Killington, not because I can't but because my mind wins. Other that my goals are to maintain a healthy balance between teaching and free skiing and really take in the clinics they give us at bromley because I always learn some game changing tidbit. I love ungroomed terrain so hope to continue to have fun in that area. Ski the fall line more and stop letting my fear of speed keep that brake hold on me. Our friends just bought a condo at Magic and I'm really looking forward to showing them our new favorite mountain and having lots of good times. I plan to start skiing in October, ski well into May, start working on my uphill adventures, stay healthy and drink some good beer.
     
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  14. crgildart

    crgildart Gravity Slave Skier

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    Returned to skiing in 2007 and skied every weekend day I could get away exploring the mid atlantic.southeast places I'd never skied. 2012-2018 was spent teaching my kids to ski while sneaking in a couple of me sessions. Last season only skied 2 days with my son. Daughter didn't ski at all. Grabbed a couple additional day trips. I'm expecting a repeat of that. I haven't felt like shopping for new skis in 3 years. Happy with what I've got for the foreseeable future. Might ski a little more often if work allows, but right now just in a 5-10 day per season mode, couple with my son.
     
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  15. Novaloafah

    Novaloafah Should've paid attention to that lesson. Skier

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    Push for 25 days. Use work flex to take advantage of weather lottery wins. Enjoy the moment vs overthinking performance.
     
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  16. Carolinacub

    Carolinacub Yes thats a Cubs hat I'm wearing Skier

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    you still have an open invite here in asheville
     
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  17. Dwight

    Dwight Practitioner of skiing, solid and liquid Admin Moderator

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    Ditto
     
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  18. Steve

    Steve Moving towards Understanding Skier

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    100 days. 92 is my record.
     
  19. crgildart

    crgildart Gravity Slave Skier

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    Last season was a tough one for Wolf. Will look in to that again this time around since I've yet to make it there.
     
  20. Jim McDonald

    Jim McDonald Out on the slopes Skier

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    Ski more days; have more fun :micdrop:
     

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