Talk me Down... or Not!

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greatgt
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Re: Talk me Down... or Not!

Post by greatgt » Fri Oct 16, 2020 8:42 am

With you FE.....love canoes....used to teach it at a Connecticut Summer camp....West Hill Aquatic Camp.... Water safety instructor too....fun days...Then a rugged older man took the job of canoe instructor while I and many others taught swimmers.....The new canoe man's name was JESSE JAMES.....I was an instructor as was he but I became a student....There are times in your life when you know when to just watch and listen....Man!...TM

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Re: Talk me Down... or Not!

Post by lilcliffy » Fri Oct 16, 2020 8:32 pm

I love that photo of you with that salmonoid Bob.
Cross-country AND down-hill skiing in the backcountry.
Unashamed to be a "cross-country type" and love skiing down-hill.

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Re: Talk me Down... or Not!

Post by Johnny » Sat Oct 17, 2020 3:00 pm

First warning @fisheater for overuse of the word "Johnny"...! :lol:

Just kidding... You will LOVE the 75's...! Unless you get the older ones with the orange laces or you do something stupid, they will last forever... Just take good care of them, install smiley plates if you plan heavy DH use and keep focusing on crushing that ball of foot... Sell those stinky cables, and buy a book on how to telemark with the money instead... :D
Woodserson wrote:
Wed Oct 14, 2020 8:40 pm
The pin line thing is from people telemark turning on tippy-toe and not keeping the Ball-of-Foot engaged.
Exactly what I meant... Just like someone overloading 5000$ hi-fi speakers with a cheap Radio Shack amp, and then complaining to the hi-fi manufacturer and asking for his money back.

Enjoy the boots! At 84$ a pair, stock them while you can!
/...\ Peace, Love, Telemark and Tofu /...\
- Never trust a guy who recommends T4s and pins
"And if you like to risk your neck, we'll boom down Sutton in old Quebec..."

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