Countdown to 1m - The Legend Grows

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  1. Undies

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    With at least a week more of lifts spinning, surely you'll crack the 1m vert, @Normo !? I don't want to jinx you so will save any congrats until then, but thanks for being such an inspiration to all us part timers!

    It seems 1m per annum is almost the norm (boom tish!) for you, and yet nobody else in recent years (or ever?!) seems to have cracked that magic mark. Unbelievable!

    Thanks for sharing all that snow, and for making our vicarious lives that little better by sharing your pics and reports. Bravo!!!

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  2. SnowRabbit

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    Second that emotion.:D:D
     
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  3. Peter Piotr Pumpkin Eater

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    I did 12.5k one day on Eyre... which is what you need your daily average to be to get to million. God damn that was hard to do... Could not walk easily the next day. hahaha. 6000 all mountain days are my perfect day
     
  4. Donzah

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  5. chicski

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    Nah. Closer to 8k. 123 days. Even without the extension it’s 117 days = 8.5k.
     
  6. Undies

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    Has anyone else cracked the mil? It's a fantastic goal to shoot for.
     
  7. chicski

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    Nope.
     
  8. DidSurfNowSki

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    So, will the big fella be watching the AFL GF or VMs ?
     
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  9. MisterMxyzptlk

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    My kids and I were studying the dashboard and it appears the vertical metres doesn't include the upper half of the Perisher Express?
    Hard to believe it only lifts you150m?
     
  10. DidSurfNowSki

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    I know,I know ... the culprit
     
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  11. MisterMxyzptlk

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    That's another 40,000m a season right there!
    Normo could have a week off
     
  12. DidSurfNowSki

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    Is the number 46,607 significant in any way ?
     
  13. Marty_McSly

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    4 more like today will do it.
     
  14. Normo

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    Thanks for the kind words. There's still a bit to do. It'll take a few more days of favourable conditions and staying injury free, but I should be able to get there.
    I will, of course, time the whole event to fit in with the social schedule of @Alister, who was present the first time I cracked the 1mill. :)
     
  15. DidSurfNowSki

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    How about 35,955 ?
     
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  16. Normo

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    It's less than 50,000! :)
     
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  17. Normo

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    36,000 divided by 4 = Sunday:)
     
  18. Astro66

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    Will there be nude skiing involved. We need to warn the children.

    What is seen, cannot be unseen. :oops::oops::oops:
     
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  19. Marty_McSly

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    You'd better be there on Sunday then. Your outfit will divert all the attention from the nude skier. :p:D
     
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  20. Peter Piotr Pumpkin Eater

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    Congrats Normo. Never met you but look up to ya mate you are a perisher trooper! Our love for perisher is the same I believe but your legs are stronger :)
     
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  21. DidSurfNowSki

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    It's embarrassing being on the same lift as Normo. Guys ask him to sign their skis and girls ask for his mob number ;)
     
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  22. Peter Piotr Pumpkin Eater

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    bahaha nothing wrong with a bit of sharpie magic
     
  23. chicski

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    Finish up with a pond skim!
     
  24. Normo

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    ........on the Phats!!! :D
     
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    Please take lots of vid/photos of the pond skim. Sounds like fun!
     
  26. DidSurfNowSki

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    Just to give you a few ideas @Normo :)



    28,420 to go

    EDIT: 24,535
     
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  27. DidSurfNowSki

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    Make that 13,926 to go. Looks like someone is having lots of fun on Mt P :)

    Technically doable next trip up the hill.
     
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  28. chicski

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    Isn’t there a football game on tomorrow? I’m betting on Sunday.
     
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  29. DidSurfNowSki

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    Game starts at 2:30pm with ~10K to go. You may be right ;)

    Some familiar names on the leader board today, someone must have left his skins in the car. :p

     
  30. Kelpieboy

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    Why is it a fantastic goal to shoot for ?
    For those that care about such things , well done you if you achieve your goal in vm's for a season but how many vm's I achieve in the days I ski isn't a thing for me. If its your thing then great and in cases like Lord Normo's it shows a heightened level of dedication , amongst other things.
    I would find it too distracting and would probably result in far too many repeats of sameness day after day but each to their own.
     
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  31. Kopite

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    Do the Vail overlords acknowledge such dedication?
     
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  32. Legs Akimbo

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    No. The GF is on Sunday.
     
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  33. Kelpieboy

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    For 3/4 of Australia its on Saturday but apparently there is a minor footy code gf on sunday
     
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    whats on tomorrow ?
     
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  35. DidSurfNowSki

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    @Normo will get to 999,990 vms and go home to watch the footy.

    On Sunday he and Allistair will start on Perisher Magic Carpet #3 :p
     
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    That's one.
     
  37. Marty_McSly

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    Nah. With those teams playing, he'd prefer to watch Skidoo racing
     
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  38. Normo

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    You know me too well! :D
     
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  39. Kopite

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    Be only right to crack the million on the pond slim surely?
     
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  40. DidSurfNowSki

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    2,962... you must have a big day pond skimming planned tomorrow @Normo ;)
     
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    Crickey, just looked at the dashboard for the first time ...............how about the numbers for No.4 MPSKI!!!!!!!
    Just a tad under half a million in 33 days!!!!!!!!
     
  42. chicski

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    You know I reckon you should pull your first sickie tomorrow norm, just to play with people LOL
     
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  43. Marty_McSly

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    12 minutes into the GF, 24-1. He's probably heading back up the hill already.:p
     
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    He basically straight lines eyre and international all day.
     
  45. Marty_McSly

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    Looks like the synchronised skiing team is out and about today

     
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    :cheers:
    :woohoo:
    :ski:
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    A truly remarkable effort!!!
     
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    :clap::cheers:
     
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  48. telecrag

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    Congrats to doCo star Normo!
     
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  49. Mummy

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    Congratulations Normo!! We watched the leaderboard go from 999,919 vms to cracking the million. You are such a legend!! Hoping to see you on the chair this week to congratulate you in person!! ⛷❄☃️
     
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    Congratulations Normo! :emoji_chart_with_upwards_trend::emoji_tada::emoji_triangular_flag_on_post:
     
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