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FrenchFred
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Joined: Tue Oct 08, 2019 2:07 pm
Location: Grenoble
Ski style: Cross Country Downhill - Mainly downhill
Favorite Skis: Dynafit 84 but Fisher 98 could be the ONE !
Favorite boots: Scott Excursion
Occupation: Trying to find new fun spot in my backyard.

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Post by FrenchFred » Tue Oct 08, 2019 2:27 pm

Hy All,
New member on the forum.
45, father, skier and swimmer.
I'm living in Grenoble, and I'm a long time telemark skier and new in cross country downhill.
I will try to write with my best english and be as good as you guys !
Can't wait for the snow and find new downhill sweet spot.
Fred

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Woodserson
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Joined: Wed Feb 11, 2015 11:25 am
Location: New Hampshire
Ski style: Bumps, trees, and steeps and long woodsy XC tours
Favorite Skis: DH: Voile Objective and V6, Altai KOMs, XC: Gamme 54, Classy Woodies
Favorite boots: T4, Alaska
Occupation: Retro Rager-grouch

Re: New Member

Post by Woodserson » Tue Oct 08, 2019 2:59 pm

Bienvenue Fred!

Lots of great information here, lots of great skis to discuss, check out our reviews too! Happy to have you on board!

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Re: New Member

Post by lowangle al » Wed Oct 09, 2019 11:13 am

Welcome Fred.
If you are going from heavy to light gear the best advice I have is "flex your ankles" Have Fun!

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FrenchFred
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Posts: 25
Joined: Tue Oct 08, 2019 2:07 pm
Location: Grenoble
Ski style: Cross Country Downhill - Mainly downhill
Favorite Skis: Dynafit 84 but Fisher 98 could be the ONE !
Favorite boots: Scott Excursion
Occupation: Trying to find new fun spot in my backyard.

Re: New Member

Post by FrenchFred » Wed Oct 09, 2019 1:54 pm

Right now my book is Free-Heel Skiing Telemark and parallel techniques by Paul Parker

And my eyes are on this

So I guess that's a ("not so bad") start... Wait and see...

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Re: New Member

Post by Telerock » Wed Oct 09, 2019 8:56 pm

Welcome!

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Re: New Member

Post by oggopoggo » Mon Oct 21, 2019 7:37 pm

Welcome aboard. You make me feel guilty! I better dig out the XCD's.

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