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Re: Ski Movies

Post by Johnny » Mon May 11, 2015 2:06 pm

I never really got what was fun about dropping cliffs... Maybe I'm just retarded... I thought it was cool when I was 10, but that was just because it was dangerous...

That's why I don't like post-80's ski movies... It's all about cliffs, heli skiing and arials... Which is sort of ok... But there's no GOOD skiing anymore. Dropping 10000000000' cliffs is one thing, but being a good skier is a totally different story...

Whether it's on the hill or on movies like this one, I really enjoy watching good skiing and good skiers. Unlike freestyle skiers, these guys can actually ski. Gee, it's so beautiful to watch those Italian instructors... Look at them..!

Modern ski movies are cool and wow and awe, but it's not really 'skiing' anymore... If they could add some segments with actual skiing, I would probably enjoy the whole thing... Hey, I have nothing against freestyle, I like it a lot actually... But I like skiing much better...
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Re: Ski Movies

Post by CIMA » Fri May 15, 2015 2:11 am

LoveJohnny wrote: That's why I don't like post-80's ski movies... It's all about cliffs, heli skiing and arials... Which is sort of ok... But there's no GOOD skiing anymore. Dropping 10000000000' cliffs is one thing, but being a good skier is a totally different story...
It's nice to know that I'm not only one who is fed up with such bumpy-jumpy stuff. :-)
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Re: Ski Movies

Post by lowangle al » Sat May 16, 2015 11:15 am

Although my skis rarely leave the snow I enjoy watching telemark movies with big air and big lines. A few years ago I broke my leg (skiing) and bought all of the Powderwhore movies to help get through the downtime. I don't need the big air stuff to enjoy a movie but I don't mind it either. I get a lot of vicarious pleasure from tele movies in general and they will help me remember that feeling when I'm too old to ski.

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Re: Ski Movies

Post by Johnny » Mon Jul 20, 2015 9:01 am

The Al Johnson song...!
Don't need no stinkin cables!!!

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Post by MikeK » Tue Jul 21, 2015 9:21 am

This video is great! It goes perfectly with my signature.

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Re: Ski Movies

Post by Johnny » Sat Aug 22, 2015 8:05 am

Even in 1932, Telemark was already dead... 8-)

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Re: Ski Movies

Post by Bri7 » Sun Aug 23, 2015 10:17 pm

I just found out about those Redbull Nordix race! None of them is on 3 pins, what a shame!!!!

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Re: Ski Movies

Post by Johnny » Mon Aug 24, 2015 8:00 am

Pins?!? Pins are so 1970's... Everybody knows NN is the new cool...! :D

Why do all XC racers look like Harrisson Ford?
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Re: Ski Movies

Post by MikeK » Mon Aug 24, 2015 8:29 am

LoveJohnny wrote: Why do all XC racers look like Harrisson Ford?
I think you've been watching too much SW :roll:

I think anything Redbull give me a stomach ache. How's that for Killjoy?

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Re: Ski Movies

Post by Gianluca » Sat Sep 12, 2015 12:17 pm

Another one


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