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    That's four people. - That guy.

    That's four people.

    - That guy.
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    Twenty ! https://youtu.be/0ME_hvlaf7I

    Twenty !

    https://youtu.be/0ME_hvlaf7I
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    Peds, I'm just reading this. Glad you're still...

    Peds, I'm just reading this. Glad you're still here. What a ride.
    And thanks to putting it into words.

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    Hmm, I don't know, really, if BD customers know...

    Hmm, I don't know, really, if BD customers know and care about this story. And, among those in the know, quite a few may approve what he did.
    It may hurt his wife career, though.
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    Good. It's about time Kimi is shown the door. ...

    Good. It's about time Kimi is shown the door. Why Ferrari kept him for so long is a mystery. Just as his enduring popularity. Too bad he's not going to Indycar or Rallycross or WEC or whatever but...
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    It looks like Ocon, who had a stellar season so...

    It looks like Ocon, who had a stellar season so far is really getting screwed.

    https://www.autosport.com/f1/news/138558/red-bull-wouldnt-consider-ocon--horner
  7. Mickael Bimboes, pro skier, Verbier winner and...

    Mickael Bimboes, pro skier, Verbier winner and Down Skis athlete is renovating his home. He's documenting the whole project here https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJNItGjNhUx3Zz6W4OCVfHA.
    Mika seems...
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    You had the answer in the other thread... The...

    You had the answer in the other thread... The area is huge and enough for two weeks of great skiing.
    Now, Chamonix is something else... If you're ready for a harness and for a guide, there's nothing...
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    What everybody said : The Espace Killy is awesome...

    What everybody said : The Espace Killy is awesome ans the Tarentaise is enough for a full season. But if the weather sucks, be flexible. And, Europe has much more to offer : Will you coming back...
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    Putin's umbrella guy just crushed the competition.

    Putin's umbrella guy just crushed the competition.
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    Les croates sont cuites. Sent from my XT1650...

    Les croates sont cuites.

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    Insightful. Sent from my XT1650 using TGR...

    Insightful.

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    Well, they found him and dug him out.

    Well, they found him and dug him out.
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    What Zede said. Plus, Bimboes explicitly mentions...

    What Zede said. Plus, Bimboes explicitly mentions they shouldn't have skied all at the same time.
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    Poll: Sinners, I guess. Sent from my XT1650 using...

    Sinners, I guess.

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    FWIW, Xavier De Le Rue was there as an "analyst"...

    FWIW, Xavier De Le Rue was there as an "analyst" and he was saying that, in Verbier especialy,judges expect big mountain charging. Speed, agression, powerful turns and big airs. More than freestyle...
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    Some great runs today. Very happy for Bimboes,...

    Some great runs today. Very happy for Bimboes, (who was obviously stoked and hugging and highfivin' everybody...). But the 5 top runs were so close it's tough to tell.
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    According to Skipass (exact time and location to...

    According to Skipass (exact time and location to be confirmed) :
    - around 2PM , in the Rand area. The Belgian group.
    - around 2PM, on the other side, under the Aiguille des Posettes, one skier...
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    Multiple avalanches in France over the week end,...

    Multiple avalanches in France over the week end, in the Alps and the Pyrénées, claiming 9 lives.
    - A group of 6 backcountry skiers, with a guide, caught near Entraunes in the southern alps. 4...
  20. Thread: Shiffrin

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    I had to Google Jean Van de Velde. Obviously, ...

    I had to Google Jean Van de Velde. Obviously, I'm not a golfer.
    And nice story about Hinault. Who wasn't even a gracious winner.
  21. Thread: Shiffrin

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    In all fairness, many thought that the suspension...

    In all fairness, many thought that the suspension from the team was harsh. I know I do.
    Someone shoved a mike into his face minutes after he blew his GS run and asked a question about the good...
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    Yes, well, you've got me confused with someone...

    Yes, well, you've got me confused with someone else... I very much care about money. Did you think I'm a Zurich banker ?!
    (I do own a week end house though, in my family since a few centuries. It...
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    Wait, what, a day pass in Vail is 192$ ?! Holy...

    Wait, what, a day pass in Vail is 192$ ?! Holy shit, you're really all dentists.
    Edit : I've checked. 5000$ for 7 days and my family of 4. You can buy 4 season passes in a major french resort for...
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    We're waiting ! Sent from my XT1650 using...

    We're waiting !



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    I'm late to this thread. Thanks for sharing,...

    I'm late to this thread. Thanks for sharing, Peds. Honest write up and sobering story.
    My tax € put to some good use...:fm:
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    Grid girls were insulting. Good riddance. Maybe...

    Grid girls were insulting. Good riddance. Maybe F1 audience wont be such a sausage fest in the future.
  27. Hubert Kriegel has passed away. He was...

    Hubert Kriegel has passed away.
    He was travelling the world, with his sidecar for 13 years, starting in Canada in february.
    His website is still running. He lived a full life....
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    Looks amazing. Thanks for sharing !

    Looks amazing. Thanks for sharing !
  29. Thread: Shiffrin

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    Epic/ I was watching the races this week end,...

    Epic/
    I was watching the races this week end, and Florence Masnada, Eurosport french speaking consultant, thought she seemed to have some trouble with her gear lately. She's the only Atomic female...
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    There is WYFI available to enjoy in the lodge...

    There is WYFI available to enjoy in the lodge near the fireplace ! Sign me in.
  31. Thread: Shiffrin

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    Poor Henrik. He looks more and more desheartened....

    Poor Henrik. He looks more and more desheartened. Hirscher is a monster. But the gap, if constant, is slim. Henrik may have hope to beat Marcel, to find those tenths of second.
    But to run against...
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    The prank thing confused french people too... ...

    The prank thing confused french people too...
    Something I found interesting in the video is to witness how he stays on top thanks to the airbag (that he fumble with, because he ski with his pole...
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    So much. And he's always rotating to the left.,...

    So much. And he's always rotating to the left., Meh.
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    Skipass has a roundup of pics and videos from...

    Skipass has a roundup of pics and videos from France and Switzerland. Chaos has a name : Eleanor.

    From radio Val d'Isère, Laisinant chairlift with a hundred trees down.
    220568
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    I don't know if Roger Frison-Roche is translated...

    I don't know if Roger Frison-Roche is translated in english (but for Premier de cordée). He's mostly famous for his mountaineering or desert novels.
    But he was a ski instructor since the 1930's.
    ...
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    I think he beat Nobis (and Shane) in 1999. So...

    I think he beat Nobis (and Shane) in 1999. So there's that ! (There's no results history page on the XGames website. WTF)



    Interesting. I guess for a female coach to break through, she would...
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    Eh, for what it's worth, Enak Gavaggio, a very...

    Eh, for what it's worth, Enak Gavaggio, a very strong skier but obviously far from an elite alpine racer, ran a world cup SL (Zagreb 2015) 12% slower than Mikaela and a GS (Val d'Isère 2016) 20%...
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    Stoked ! 217970 This photo makes me smile.

    Stoked !

    217970

    This photo makes me smile.
  39. Poll: Hell no.

    Hell no.
  40. Poll: My friends ? Civil engineering.

    My friends ? Civil engineering.
  41. Poll: Once, on the Maroni river, by the Jungle...

    Once, on the Maroni river, by the Jungle Commandos... We were visiting the french guiana, hosted by local friends, the summer of 1991, shortly after the end of the surinamese civil war.. Everything...
  42. Thread: LGBTQIA....

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    Hutash vers good point was about intersex people...

    Hutash vers good point was about intersex people and the idea that gender is more than genetics.
    I, actualy, probably agree with you on the issue of identity politics. But gender and sexual...
  43. Thread: LGBTQIA....

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    So much this.

    So much this.
  44. Thread: GUNS!!!!!!!!

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    Wow, super scary shit to live through as a...

    Wow, super scary shit to live through as a father, Jeff. I had no idea.
    (eh, the little girl with the drawing pad and the pencil is now 18... Time flies...)
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    Hmm, I don't think Hinault had a daughter. And,...

    Hmm, I don't think Hinault had a daughter. And, yes, he's retired.
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    Thanks, Klar. Much appreciated.

    Thanks, Klar. Much appreciated.
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    Klar, what would be your answer to SJG' argument...

    Klar, what would be your answer to SJG' argument that long term climate predictions, as relayed to the general public anyway, has been pretty unreliable (see the ice age forecasted in the 70's) ?...
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    They will, to Pugski ?

    They will, to Pugski ?
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    And not much room for random incidents, beyond...

    And not much room for random incidents, beyond his control. A falling rock, a broken ice axe or crampon. Eventually, it has to happen in a life in the mountains.
    Ueli Steck was amazing, superhuman....
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    I did join in 2005, and almost stopped posting...

    I did join in 2005, and almost stopped posting after the big changes of 2009 (that was 2009 ? Suddenly there were dozens of forums...). But it's a sad day. And sad to all lose the history.
    RIP
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