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    He was a real gentleman.

    He was a real gentleman.
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    The race technique guru who didn't seem to see...

    The race technique guru who didn't seem to see that many gates is the only one who tailed off a bit in web presence that I see. Most were and are here.
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    I think people are used to what happens with,...

    I think people are used to what happens with, say, car accidents, and forget how much they pay for car insurance and the fact that they can buy car insurance to begin with.

    Charging people, or...
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    Wondering about how honest I am with touring...

    Wondering about how honest I am with touring partners I am sure is a great way to improve analyses of these things, lol.

    As for re-inventing accident reports, there's considered discussion in a...
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    This had a lot of resemblance to the Kendall...

    This had a lot of resemblance to the Kendall Mountain incident a few years back. With a better outcome. Possibly including looking at trees as areas of protection.

    Everyone makes mistakes,...
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    The web is oddly resistant to that message. ...

    The web is oddly resistant to that message.

    The WaPow comments linked by PNW are maybe a bit to one side imo though.

    Whole thing in this case is terrible and sad.
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    This. And the hunter wasn't breaking laws. ...

    This.

    And the hunter wasn't breaking laws.

    And this wasn't police trying to arrest a lawbreaker when they went hiking with the boltcutters.

    If they THOUGHT the hunter was in the wrong,...
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    Almost a year! Vail deserves a lot of credit. ...

    Almost a year! Vail deserves a lot of credit. Particularly with the Olympic year meaning a lot more searches would have hit on that site.
  9. You are the guy who said Mancuso was whoring...

    You are the guy who said Mancuso was whoring herself out. Maybe be thoughtful before calling other people pussies. Jay from Tahoe.
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    Amusing postscript on that guy. More YouTube...

    Amusing postscript on that guy. More YouTube vids again this year. Again no gates. The internet has all kinds. Particularly with drones now, gate footage can even be fun, dir instance this fron...
  11. Thread: Shiffrin

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    More pages of edgy humor about her boyfriend, or...

    More pages of edgy humor about her boyfriend, or whatever else, may not have been better.

    A place for ski instructors to say she doesn't lift her inside ski already exists.
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    Funny to see the ski area slams in a thread about...

    Funny to see the ski area slams in a thread about Shiffrin.
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    Moles is well known for even ski pole tug. Much...

    Moles is well known for even ski pole tug. Much to his credit. Drills and technique.
  14. Thread: Shiffrin

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    Dunno. I have talked with similar folk, and...

    Dunno.

    I have talked with similar folk, and they have been low-key and cool. And into technique, conditioning, and alignment.
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    This I believe entirely.

    This I believe entirely.
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    1. Getting over that outside ski, and forward,...

    1. Getting over that outside ski, and forward, quickly and smoothly.

    2. Fitness. Part gym based, and in part due to her better technique, she is able to perform at a relatively higher level on...
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    Not clicking with Pugski would be a positive...

    Not clicking with Pugski would be a positive indicator, particularly if the question relates to actual race technique.
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    QFT. With vintage post bonus points. Plus,...

    QFT. With vintage post bonus points.

    Plus, watch your exertion. Multiple days in a row of hard for you effort will have a predictable effect.
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    Lactic acid buildup - check. Fun one for...

    Lactic acid buildup - check.

    Fun one for sure.
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    The question as to whether they are good off...

    The question as to whether they are good off season training is fair enough. And, yes. Along with trail running and Nordic running. They are even a lot of fun. Pavement realities vary, wheel...
  21. Yes but where they got stocked this century...

    Yes but where they got stocked this century wouldn't be what he wants.
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    http://abc7.com/news/san-clemente-beaches-closed-a...

    http://abc7.com/news/san-clemente-beaches-closed-after-25-sharks-spotted-in-water/2022909/

    Pretty cool. There were a lot of baitfish and a lot of sea lions and dolphin around not far from there,...
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    Now try it with a waist steer. Because you...

    Now try it with a waist steer.

    Because you recognize the superiority of the dolphin turn, you may be eligible for a helpful poster badge that goes to the most race ready. Bitcoin eligibility...
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    In Epic fashion he got banned, but Cowboy...

    In Epic fashion he got banned, but Cowboy Screwing Down with the Waist Steerers (also supposedly based on Tai Chi) got some sort of vague collaboration with Epic as a site. Yes Waist Steering.
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    Yeah the F Vail sentiment was pretty clear, with...

    Yeah the F Vail sentiment was pretty clear, with even Cirquerider, the former chief moderator who again became a moderator at the end, talking about he wouldn't forget the people who didn't care and...
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    Best paragraph from this story is "While it’s...

    Best paragraph from this story is "While it’s not uncommon to spot sharks along the Southern California coast, they seem to be appearing in greater numbers. This could be due to an increase in...
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    You're obviously part of Epic's drift to being a...

    You're obviously part of Epic's drift to being a hard-left political forum. And, the fact that a guy who seemed to recount fondly a woman in Bogner getting both knees blown out, is a guy who you had...
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    Check out the reply from "Wear The Fox Hat." ...

    Check out the reply from "Wear The Fox Hat." Unless that got edited, you will see I quoted correctly.

    Maybe Ryan wasn't recounting the story for hilarity, and was instead bringing it up as a dark...
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    A fin was also busted off of her...

    A fin was also busted off of her board...http://www.surfline.com/surf-news/hazy-evidence-from-alleged-attack-involving-18-year-old-surfer-in-los-angeles-shark-bite-or-stabbed-by-fin_147200/

    So,...
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    If it's still too late, I'd get that checked. ...

    If it's still too late, I'd get that checked.

    As far as bating and hating, Spindrift had an interesting go at the Crud over on the dying forum...and then there was this neat bit of knee injury...
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    A healthy ocean is a good ocean. Still a lot...

    A healthy ocean is a good ocean. Still a lot more likely to drown while surfing than to get munched.
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    Well, people here don't put up a lot of gate...

    Well, people here don't put up a lot of gate footage, either. So there's that in common to start the conversation.
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    Micro-moderation can be annoying enough if the...

    Micro-moderation can be annoying enough if the moderators know what they're talking about. In Epic's case, with moderators from places like Costa Rica, Florida, North Carolina, the mid-Atlantic,...
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    Solana Beach was another large shark, but the...

    Solana Beach was another large shark, but the juveniles are just a sign of a healthy ecosystem, including hopefully recovering GWS numbers off the US coast. If you get out a lot and look for them on...
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    ^^^ Hoover dam is awesome.

    ^^^ Hoover dam is awesome.
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    That sort of changed after ownership change, to...

    That sort of changed after ownership change, to where if you got enough popularity points you could access pretty much the same content. The main difference is that over the last couple years some...
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    There are juveniles all up and down the coast...

    There are juveniles all up and down the coast now. They've actually had a real beneficial effect on the stingray population in some areas. Though I admit they are spooky to see.

    This one looks...
  38. Thread: RIP Epicski

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    You're talking about social interaction and...

    You're talking about social interaction and future posting. And most of them post here actively, and also already post on the Pugski site that splintered off from Epic. Anyone not into either of...
  39. Thread: RIP Epicski

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    You'd have legal, branding and even ethical...

    You'd have legal, branding and even ethical issues with hosting an archive in this case.
  40. Thread: RIP Epicski

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    ^^^ Vail's giving them lots of time to pull...

    ^^^ Vail's giving them lots of time to pull content, which is cool.

    Made me think of this from WildSnow about a decade ago, scroll down to LeeL's comment at the bottom,...
  41. Thread: RIP Epicski

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    That's the spirit! Seriously, how many Vail...

    That's the spirit!

    Seriously, how many Vail patrons voted for Trump? So, the leadership of a Vail-owned media property spending a lot of time bashing Trump and Trump supporters...maybe not the...
  42. Thread: RIP Epicski

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    Kinda dipshit code, kinda reference once removed....

    Kinda dipshit code, kinda reference once removed. I am a dipshit, therefore the code.
  43. Thread: RIP Epicski

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    So, The Engineer, Yah, I think there's bad blood,...

    So, The Engineer, Yah, I think there's bad blood, imo, and yah, people who relate to that bad blood ain't gonna save it. Though turning Epic into an anti-Trump political mouthpiece maybe wasn't in...
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    Heluvaskier already has the video library to...

    Heluvaskier already has the video library to support that I think...truly epic.
  45. This is sort of a variation on the trees adding...

    This is sort of a variation on the trees adding to risk theme. How much gets added to consequence is going to be very couloir-dependent. On average I think it's fair to say your probabiity...
  46. This is a great example of one of the bits of...

    This is a great example of one of the bits of "nuance" to be gained from looking at the incident.

    While we don't have a record of their specific conversations, there was and is this idea floating...
  47. Yes, they also had even read about DPS as the...

    Yes, they also had even read about DPS as the primary avalanche problem that morning so the more experienced members of the group even had consciousness of the risk. There was a lot in common...
  48. There's also the issue of where on social media...

    There's also the issue of where on social media people hang out. There's a desire to take nice photos or footage. There's also where someone discusses snow safety issues and gets input from. There...
  49. http://www.ucalgary.ca/asarc/files/asarc/RiskCalc_...

    http://www.ucalgary.ca/asarc/files/asarc/RiskCalc_Issw09_Jamieson.pdf
  50. I heard a sports radio program the other day...

    I heard a sports radio program the other day where the commenters had the impression that this was a project that entailed 7 years of more or less continuous effort, and they seemed as impressed by...
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