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    What? WC racers certainly use custom footbeds....

    What?

    WC racers certainly use custom footbeds. They use what amount to completely custom boots and a key component of any custom fitting boot is ensuring your foot is adequately supported on the...
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    She really does not appear to have any desire to...

    She really does not appear to have any desire to be a mainstream celeb like Vonn or Miller. It is really clear that throughout both their careers they were angling hard for that mainstream celebrity...
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    Iím not sure she wants to be the next Vonn or...

    Iím not sure she wants to be the next Vonn or Miller. I think sheís there to win, not to be a face for sport.


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    I wouldn't bother. Judging by the bright orange...

    I wouldn't bother. Judging by the bright orange on the one edge I'd be willing to bet there's probably some wicked corrosion going on with that edge right under the toe piece. Sooner than later it'll...
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    I find it very hard to believe that there isn't a...

    I find it very hard to believe that there isn't a rub and tug closer to Kraft's vacation home. I'm not saying he's guilty or innocent but I think there must be something bigger in play here for Kraft...
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    I have always considered it to be a closure and...

    I have always considered it to be a closure and it's always been explained to me that skiing above red is not allowed. I am not sure if it was in place on the day this incident occurred, however...
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    No information on punishment. I would expect at...

    No information on punishment. I would expect at least until the end of this season if not a one year ban. From what I understand the two people involved knew better than to do what they did and...
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    Cause was two Livingstone Ski Academy students...

    Cause was two Livingstone Ski Academy students hiked above the top of red. They were skiing terrain that anyone who has skied at Castle for any length of time is out of bounds. It wasnít a case of a...
  9. Thread: Shiffrin

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    I feel like Mikaela is concerned with skiing and...

    I feel like Mikaela is concerned with skiing and only skiing. While Bode and Vonn are concerned about the greater stardom surrounding their status as professional athletes as well as their more...
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    https://www.instagram.com/p/Btql3OLn6vK/?utm_sourc...

    https://www.instagram.com/p/Btql3OLn6vK/?utm_source=ig_share_sheet&igshid=l1urnft6f1vk


    You could cut that tension with a knife. I wonder what is going on with Mikaela and Lindsey.


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    I think this has about a snowballs chance in hell...

    I think this has about a snowballs chance in hell of actually happening. Sunshine, Nakiska, and Lake Louise are going to come out swinging to stop this. RCR killed fortress once in 2004 and I don't...
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    Maybe it's just the fact that I was not alive for...

    Maybe it's just the fact that I was not alive for the time of Ingemar Stenmark but I think right now is a truly awesome time for the World Cup. Not only do we have Shiffrin who will likely become the...
  13. Full Vonn interview if anyone is interested:...

    Full Vonn interview if anyone is interested: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ATtk0ErFhtI&t=77s
  14. I'm very surprised she actually started today...

    I'm very surprised she actually started today with the goal to seriously compete. It's too bad really because she had an amazing career and going out with a DNF today and quite possibly a DNF...
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    https://tgr.scdn2.secure.raxcdn.com/imgcache.php?i...

    https://tgr.scdn2.secure.raxcdn.com/imgcache.php?img=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.skicastle.ca%2Fwp-content%2Fuploads%2F2016%2F08%2FPowder-Stagecoach-18-19-Map.jpg


    Those are the glades. Generally open when...
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    not

    not
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    The comparison arguably doesn't even work when...

    The comparison arguably doesn't even work when faced with results from different leagues that should theoretically be comparable (i.e. NORAM vs Euro Cup vs other continental cups). The comparisons...
  18. "At this point, arthritis is the least of my...

    "At this point, arthritis is the least of my worries and I hope I can still ski with my kids some day. But even knowing what lies ahead for my body, it has still been worth it. I have always worked...
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    That's some disturbingly revisionist shit right...

    That's some disturbingly revisionist shit right there. I cannot believe there are actually people, like you, who believe this stuff. These "christians" who support "traditional marriage/values" also...
  20. I truly do believe that the arrival of Shiffrin...

    I truly do believe that the arrival of Shiffrin on the scene will work to speed up Vonn's retirement. It is clear that the only reason Vonn is still skiing is to chase records but now with Shiffrin...
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    Is this the same woman that was bitching about...

    Is this the same woman that was bitching about pot being legal in Colorado a few years back? Some people just need to chill.


    If seeing some women undergarments is going to fuck up your kids...
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    I cannot comment on is the usage of the features...

    I cannot comment on is the usage of the features comparison between the two because I've owned and used neither but I will comment based on my experience with the Fenix 3 vs the Apple Watch 3. The...
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    Drugs

    Drugs
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    scrambled

    scrambled
  25. And here I was thinking the Collingwood privates...

    And here I was thinking the Collingwood privates were the pinnacle of skiing.


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    Whatís the conspiracy? That G3ís answer is...

    Whatís the conspiracy? That G3ís answer is bullshit? Or that the engineer(s) quite clearly said they shouldnít have failed?

    Iím not sure why youíre proclaiming this to be a conspiracy, self...
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    I don't think it helps that 1) G3's response to...

    I don't think it helps that 1) G3's response to this was quite obviously a load which is definitely magnified if OP is to be believed about what the G3 engineer told him, and 2) the stomp pad even...
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    As others have said, thrift store iron,...

    As others have said, thrift store iron, brass/horsehair hardware store brush, and a plastic hardware store scraper. Don't worry about screwing things up, provided you always keep the iron moving it...
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  32. Epoxy doesn't take wax or look as good as ptex.

    Epoxy doesn't take wax or look as good as ptex.
  33. Definitely need to PTEX that. It's quite...

    Definitely need to PTEX that.

    It's quite simple to do yourself:

    1) You'll need to sand the inside of gouge so that it is smoother. I use 80 grit sandpaper and go until large bumps are gone and...
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    I've got high arches and wide feet. I find that...

    I've got high arches and wide feet. I find that Tecnica boots work pretty well.
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    I get the strong sense from their statement that...

    I get the strong sense from their statement that those engineers were not supposed to say that.
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    Thereís also the issue of all of their marketing...

    Thereís also the issue of all of their marketing materials for the brakeless binding very clearly omitting the stomp pad. Based on this statement it was obviously clear from the beginning that G3...
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    While their response is admirable, Iíd be very...

    While their response is admirable, Iíd be very interested to know how they didnít catch this issue earlier in the engineering stages. Iíd also be very curious how G3 managed to put out a huge amount...
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    Castle is opening for a sneak peek this weekend....

    Castle is opening for a sneak peek this weekend. Beginner chair and man made snow on two runs. The webcams are not telling a very good story for anything else though. Definitely need some snow.
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    Download on Timber with a few runs open from...

    Download on Timber with a few runs open from Whitepass. I wasn't there but a buddy said it was very thin down to the base below whitepass.


    On that note, lift tickets were $80. What the fuck. $80...
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    If the lethbridge weather station is to be...

    If the lethbridge weather station is to be believed, Castle requires a few feet of miracles between now and December 15th.
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    so sick

    so sick
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    Robert

    Robert
  45. To answer the actual question posed by OP, I...

    To answer the actual question posed by OP, I don't think this coopting of the POW brand by Squaw will have any detrimental effect on POW. Corporations have been greenwashing/human rights...
  46. Pro skiers are largely no different than pro...

    Pro skiers are largely no different than pro athletes from any other sports. While there are some absolutely fantastic people who ski for a living, there are also some who are dicks and raging...
  47. Tl;DR, the money is not going to POW it is going...

    Tl;DR, the money is not going to POW it is going to Squaw Valley. Generally speaking fees, taxes, and other charges even if billed under the idea that they are helping make things "green" are almost...
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    Skis should be between chin and nose in height....

    Skis should be between chin and nose in height. At 5 the ski type doesn't really matter whether they're the combi style or twin-tip style. Another option you can check out for buying is some shops...
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    If itís all the way down to core I put epoxy in...

    If itís all the way down to core I put epoxy in the hole filling it halfway and then PTEX on top of that. Iíve never gotten PTEX to adhere to core or edges.


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