Post Tagged with: "Bode Miller"

Short Swings!

Short Swings!

  Older skiers have older eyes, and all skiers eventually experience decrease in snow contrast sensitivity. The most common culprit is cataracts, the cloudiness that forms on our lenses, causing the eyes to lose clarity and decreasing the quality of light focused on the retina. Cataracts can start forming when we’re in our 40s and 50s, though they’re more commonplace[Read More…]

by March 8, 2019 2 comments Short Swings!
Credit: John Emery

Mystery Glimpse: Hold On

You Have To Be A Certain Age To Have Used This. Thanks to reader John Emery, 65, from Meridian, ID, who skis as regularly as possible at Bogus Basin.  He sent in this memory from yesteryear.  Do you know what it was used for? By the way, John has been skiing since age 4 when he started back in Connecticut.[Read More…]

by February 22, 2018 13 comments Features
Short Swings!

Short Swings!

This will be my 64th consecutive year on skis, a factoid I should have mentioned at a recent ski industry event where each of the 50+ people gathered for lunch were asked to say something brief about what they do. I was the oldest in the room and spoke about older skiers and how we comprise 20% of the US[Read More…]

by November 9, 2017 4 comments Other News, Short Swings!
Bode Miller endorses the indoor, endless carpet as a way to practice and learn.
Credit: Snobahn

Indoor Skiing? Bode Miller?

Ski In A T-Shirt. In July. In Colorado.   There is a way to keep skiing year round.  As we have seen, the urge to keep skiing has been explored in many different ways.  This time, Snobahn, a “state of the art” indoor ski facility is coming to the US with its first facility in Centennial Colorado. Hey, if you[Read More…]

by June 22, 2016 0 comments Features

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