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Video: Chinese Herders Get Rad on Ancient-Style Skis

Spend any time discussing skiing with someone older than 40 and you will invariably hear about how "when I was 20 I was skiing on 200cm-long 65mm-underfoot non-cambered straight skis." The implicit (or explicit) claim is that skiers these days have it much easier than those who learned how to ski before shaped skis busted onto the scene.

RELATED: Watch a Massive Avalanche Near Winter Park, CO

OK boomers, we've got news for you: These Chinese herders are getting rad on literal planks of wood wrapped in horse hair, so quit moaning about your old Rossignols. 

Backseat.

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