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Category: skiing

here’s to warren miller (r.i.p.)

Warren Miller died yesterday at the age of 93. To any alpine skier, his name brings to mind images of…

virtual advent: skiing santas!

Welcome to another stop in sprite’s Virtual Advent 2017! I love that sprite carries on this tradition every year –…

a quick #hip2point0 update

Yes, I said I’d give more regular updates about the new hip. And I’ve not done so – at least…

#projectfemur: my hip is now missing a couple of bits… for the better

My hip/femur is now a few grams lighter. There’s less pain and more mobility. #projectfemur – for now – feels…

#projectfemur turns 2.0: osteonecrosis

I know, I know: it’s been a long while since my last update on… well, anything. For this, I apologize….

bringing it all back home: #projectfemur hits the slopes

Well, it was bound to happen: last Saturday, I donned my trusty Lange boots, clicked into a well-worn pair of…

starting re-entry… slowly… (#projectfemur)

It’s less than a month until I’m back to riding full-time on the road. I’m keeping busy during that time….

project femur (or how my ski season ended with a bang)

There’s no way to keep this brief, so here goes: Last Saturday, I was skiing at Liberty Mountain, Pennsylvania, coaching…

today’s adventure: strap ’em on!

First day of skiing for the 2013-14 season is in the books. It was a great day to ski in…

transitions (or trading shoes for boots)

This morning, I woke up and brewed coffee. I washed my face, brushed my teeth, and toasted an English muffin….

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