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A few more years left in those legs...

Discussion in 'Snow Talk' started by Annabuzzy, Jan 5, 2021.

  1. Annabuzzy

    Annabuzzy Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Annie at 72 and Clint at 90 getting in some turns.

    There’s hope for quite a few more years on skis for me yet!
     
  2. Chaeron

    Chaeron Ski-Hike-Blade-Bike-Kayak Ski Pass: Gold

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    Quite a few decades it seems:

    https://www.inthesnow.com/worlds-oldest-skiers/

    My favourite story:

    The Man who Skied the Vallee Blanche for his 99th Birthday
    Kiezo Miura was a legendary Japanese skier who celebrated his 99th birthday by skiing down the Vallee Blanche, the world’s longest lift-serviced off piste run, and celebrated his 100th birthday with four generations of his family skiing in Snowbird, Utah. A skiing teacher and photographer of mountain landscapes was, Keizo was also the oldest person to climb Kilimanjaro’s, age 77, and his oldest son Yuichiro, was the first man to ski Mt Everest. Keizo died in 2006, 41 days short of his 102nd birthday.”
     
  3. skull

    skull One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Still going at 90. Gives me hope
     
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  4. Onlybackscratchers

    Onlybackscratchers One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Looks like Clint is in Full Tilt boots, I didn't realise he was a mogul skiing, park rat who liked charging hard off piste.
     
  5. Billy_Buttons

    Billy_Buttons Que Sera, Sera Ski Pass: Gold

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    Saves the knees. ;)
     
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  6. TACKIE

    TACKIE One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Clint maybe needs someone younger to help, and who better.
     
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  7. CarveMan

    CarveMan Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    At his age they could be his original Raichles.
     
  8. Donzah

    Donzah Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    With his money...they'd probably make a re release...
     
  9. CarveMan

    CarveMan Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    That’s what Full Tilt is, they bought the Raichle moulds and rebooted. (Pun intended)
     
  10. Donzah

    Donzah Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    Make my day
     
  11. Harper11

    Harper11 Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Are they in the artic?

     
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  12. scottski

    scottski A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Watch four older gents in Steamboat this year ski better than I do quite quickly down to the lift line. They had ear muffs, cowboy hats held on with a drawstring and all of them were on 190 plus straight skis from the eighties. Not a scratch on them.
    Had a good chat, locals who ski regularly all of the over 78.
    I hope I still ski at that age with that much style and skill.
     
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  13. Donzah

    Donzah Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    Arnie looks like he's in a cold store at Tesco...
     
  14. Billy_Buttons

    Billy_Buttons Que Sera, Sera Ski Pass: Gold

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    Not Arnie.
     
  15. Harper11

    Harper11 Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Clint is wearing rental clothes
     
  16. Billy_Buttons

    Billy_Buttons Que Sera, Sera Ski Pass: Gold

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    He's no show pony, likes to blend in with the locals.
     
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    Harper11 Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    He could probably buy the place
     
  18. Onlybackscratchers

    Onlybackscratchers One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Great call Carveman, by the looks of the second photo he has had them a long time, unsurprisingly.

    And Full Tilt do have one in basically identical colours.
     
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  19. Billy_Buttons

    Billy_Buttons Que Sera, Sera Ski Pass: Gold

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    Why buy when you can pay just a lift ticket price? ;)
     
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    CarveMan Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    Nice detective work!
     
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    CarveMan Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    Redford just sold Sundance. I got a photo with him there a million years ago.
     
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    skinavy One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    These are the oldest competitors at the Winter World Masters Games in Innsbruck last year. They were born in the 1930s. So not just skiing but racing Slalom and GS including wearing racesuits
     
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  23. Call_me_Ishmael

    Call_me_Ishmael One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Are you sure that's not for ski jumping because they guy on the right looks like he's landed on his head a few too many times
     
  24. Billy_Buttons

    Billy_Buttons Que Sera, Sera Ski Pass: Gold

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    LOL cruel
     
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    Kangaroo One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Clint was overheard in a lift queue saying "Get off my skis"
     
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    DPS Driver A Local

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    I skied with Clint in Aspen in 1990. I think he was wearing the same one piece shown above and the Raichles.
     
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    Telemark Phat Pass the butter Ski Pass: Gold

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    Sounds like a gaper,
     
  28. DPS Driver

    DPS Driver A Local

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    We're close. He could turn 'em.
     
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