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Advice needed Kids and T bars

Discussion in 'Snow Talk' started by southpaw, Aug 20, 2019.

  1. southpaw

    southpaw One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Took everyone’s advice and put the girls together for the first time today since our unsuccessful attempts last trip and success first time! No lessons needed. Happy kids and we’ve now unlocked more of the mountain! Happy days.
     
  2. Marty_McSly

    Marty_McSly Backwards to the future! Ski Pass: Gold

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    Very mild sprain was the doctor's opinion. Another couple of weeks it should be fully recovered. In the meantime I just need to make sure the ankle is well-supported. So I can still wear ski boots. ;)
     
  3. Kletterer

    Kletterer Thredbo Doughnut Tragic Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Its not just kids that need practice. Many adults are hopeless at riding T Bars with short/ young folk. Drop the bar down to their level. The steadier you are the quicker they can learn.
     
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  4. Dave6

    Dave6 One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    A bit of practice and they are fine. The ski schools do a great job with kids on Tees.

    Here is my 5 yo many years ago at Perisher. They look so tiny though.

     
  5. Charlie

    Charlie Still the most depraved poster here Ski Pass: Gold

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    Deep memories of teaching 5 kids to handle TBars, them wth the bar in the middle of the back, me with it below the knee
    Happy days :rolleyes:
    We all survived though, me to plateau out on ability, them to surpass me
     
  6. Charlie

    Charlie Still the most depraved poster here Ski Pass: Gold

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    Or take it further and have your arrangement hanging off the back of a chair
    Up to 12 folks riding a high speed lift at once, what could go wrong?
     
  7. DbSki

    DbSki Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Poma wont clear the top station deck.
     
  8. Charlie

    Charlie Still the most depraved poster here Ski Pass: Gold

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    Details, shmetails!
     
  9. nezumi

    nezumi One of Us

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    Speaking of novel approaches to lifts, I still clench when I see this video:

     
  10. bawbawbel

    bawbawbel Easi Ski..... Ski Pass: Gold

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    Yes, your back foot buckled in. Practice instant bowleg maneuver to avoid a fate worse than death. :(