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    I'm in the interior of BC so don't know the SW so...

    I'm in the interior of BC so don't know the SW so much but here's a link to a Discussion Group that should be able to give you some great advice:
    http://forums.clubtread.com/index.php

    I did a...
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    I read about people complaining about how busy...

    I read about people complaining about how busy Yosemite is and certainly it is if you go prime time, hang in the Village, expect to drive everywhere and only want to hike the closer in trails. Half...
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    Well goodluck and let us know how it goes. Yes,...

    Well goodluck and let us know how it goes.
    Yes, I do think my hip was partially compliments of Mt Norquay, where I worked
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    Hey L7, sorry to hear you're joining the club. ...

    Hey L7, sorry to hear you're joining the club.

    I also thought I'd be getting a resurface but BC won't approve hardly any and if they do it'll be for Men. Alberta refused me, as a small female, as...
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    Wouldn't it stand to reason that your level of...

    Wouldn't it stand to reason that your level of Cardio and ability to recover post exercise is what can determine what your aspirations can be? Also, taking the effects of the medications you're on?
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    Well, 8.5 months later and the hip is finally...

    Well, 8.5 months later and the hip is finally coming around. I've been skiing since January, albeit I'm cruising the Blues pretty much. Thank goodness it's that kinda season this year that makes you...
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    Sorry to hear about your knee! Oh geez, this...

    Sorry to hear about your knee! Oh geez, this getting older stuff sucks. Hopefully it'll calm down and you're just re-adjusting from the hip surgery. I'm finally just getting things realigned in my...
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    Thanks for the confidence builder! I feel not too...

    Thanks for the confidence builder! I feel not too bad this morning, incision area pain still. I'll probably do 2-3 hrs only today then head home to do driveway maintenance (we had 2' in 36 hrs on...
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    First days back on my skis. I was in Baja, Mexico...

    First days back on my skis. I was in Baja, Mexico for 6 weeks and did a ton of Mtn Biking to get stronger. Shockingly weak still for me but at least the Jello thigh has pretty much gone. I just...
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    To me it looks mostly like the speed of the...

    To me it looks mostly like the speed of the movements is creating more of an anaerobic workout and therefore you're training your body to deplete lactic acid more efficiently, which is what gets you...
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    Sorry, I've been ignoring the off topic posts so...

    Sorry, I've been ignoring the off topic posts so may have missed your more pertinent info but are you able to try some demo skis at your home Mtn? Seems pricey sometimes but I know my area lets you...
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    Wow, alot of off topic boy blab going on. I'll...

    Wow, alot of off topic boy blab going on. I'll get my girl "all by myself" answer in...

    I've done my 210cm phase and have now gone to the other extreme-

    5"4" ~112-115lbs
    146cm Roxy...
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    Absolutely, I've been doing the pool exercises...

    Absolutely, I've been doing the pool exercises for 3 weeks now and the H20 buoyancy is amazing and helpful. Also, I made sure I started doing laps in the pool before surgery so I'd be ready to...
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    My leg was shorter but that's partially because...

    My leg was shorter but that's partially because of the arthritis in my hip. Getting a new hip has been bizarre as I now have more length and need to relearn a different posture and stretch out my ITB...
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    Well that was no fun! I'm at week 7 of post...

    Well that was no fun!
    I'm at week 7 of post Total Hip Surgery recovery. Not doing as well as I thought I'd be as so many told me I'd breeze through as I was strong/fit. Unfortunately my ridiculously...
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    Good to hear they're are others out there who've...

    Good to hear they're are others out there who've achieved success but where the heck are the Women survivors? I'm so hoping that either they're just too busy being active to be on the net but I'm...
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    Absolutely, I am already pretty fit by most...

    Absolutely, I am already pretty fit by most standards. I know how to work with/through pain (when it's this kind of pain- versus when you should stop pain) and hopefully won't need to modify what I...
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    Had 2 great last of the ski season days last week...

    Had 2 great last of the ski season days last week and moved on to the Dirtbike today. The Dirtbike absolutely told me that surgery is required whereas the skiing didn't as much (only post skiing, not...
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    That is an awesome satirical portrayal! Now in...

    That is an awesome satirical portrayal! Now in Canada I don't pay, well maybe (I might have to pay $1500 for the appliance upgrade as they only do standard stuff now) but we wait (added- and we pay...
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    My insurance company covered mine. I sent them...

    My insurance company covered mine. I sent them the Doc referral along with a note showing how longterm rental (hip surgery waitlist) would be more costly. Once I got it I also added the knee wrap as...
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    Thank you for that post as this is my big...

    Thank you for that post as this is my big dilemma. My logical side gets the fact that although you hope to return to the same level of play, and might even be able to following recovery, it's...
  22. Seems hard to find a Doc that does this one but...

    Seems hard to find a Doc that does this one but there are a few that swear by it. Opposite leg hamstring. Seems weird and people go,but doesn't that weaken both legs (after surgery) and the answer is...
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    Thanks for the info. I haven't got an actual...

    Thanks for the info. I haven't got an actual surgery date yet but when I do they'll setup an appt to discuss that. I hate general as it gives me the shakes so I'm definitely interested in a local, if...
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    Yes, my Doc was clear on how pain is an...

    Yes, my Doc was clear on how pain is an individual situation. He did say that, if you're young, once you go bone on bone you're likely on the way to surgery eventually so it becomes about when...
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    Sorry to hear about your experience. I hope your...

    Sorry to hear about your experience. I hope your situation resolves with time. It sucks though.

    I'm not sure what the answer would be today, if I were to go on the waitlist. The system was just...
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    Hi and thanks for your replies. Especially for...

    Hi and thanks for your replies. Especially for the ones that have said they're still getting in more ski days than I could anyway. I usually only manage ~20/yr between other sports (we go to Baja for...
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    Am I ready for a Hip Replacement?

    I'm on the waitlist (Canada) for hip surgery and am going on 9 months now. I really am not looking forward to this surgery as I fear a big loss of my way of life. I ski pretty hard, dirtbike (trail),...
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