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Your old ski/snow photos

Discussion in 'Snow Talk' started by Doonks, Aug 23, 2020.

  1. markopolo

    markopolo Naughty Corner Resident Ski Pass: Gold

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    1964?? First time to the snow.
     
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    TOFF Im not the messiah Ski Pass: Gold

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    barefoot is a good effort.
    'Bred em tough back in my day' ;)
     
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  3. markopolo

    markopolo Naughty Corner Resident Ski Pass: Gold

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  4. markopolo

    markopolo Naughty Corner Resident Ski Pass: Gold

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  5. Doonks

    Doonks Let's cook! Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    do you realise how much that car would be fetching these days? Haven't still got it have you?

    @mx_boarder your comments please
     
  6. Heinz

    Heinz Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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  7. Heinz

    Heinz Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    1983 Harris mts
     
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  8. Heinz

    Heinz Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    1992 Branches NZ
     
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  9. DPS Driver

    DPS Driver A Local

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    @Heinz are you sporting a pair of those anti cross over gadgets in this pic?
     
  10. parkmonkey

    parkmonkey Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Edgie wedgie?
     
  11. DPS Driver

    DPS Driver A Local

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    Ha ha no.

    I can't remember what they were called. They were angled square attachments which sat just behind the tips and were set an an angle leaning forward. The goal was to stop the ski from crossing. From memory they started in the race scene and were popular with slalom skiers.
     
  12. Heinz

    Heinz Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Yeah, had forgotten about those. Did have them on that set of skis. I don't think they really achieved anything, at least not for me. Was a short term experiment only. Can't remember what they were called either.
     
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    Telemark Phat Pass the butter Ski Pass: Gold

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    So that what the things are on my avatar. I could'nt figure it out.
     
  14. Fozzie Bear

    Fozzie Bear A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Parablocks IIRC. Had them on a pair of skis circa 1980. Had these ones

     
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  15. Heinz

    Heinz Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    In the first pic I was celebrating reaching my first 1/2 million vertical feet with HMH. Was skiing with the late great Paul Scaife (founder of HMH), so thought I would do one run with his pack. Paul used to ski with a pretty bulky pack in those days. Happily gave it back to him for the next run.
     
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  16. Heinz

    Heinz Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Yeah, that rings a bell. Mine were just the plastic ones - a bit more like these.
    [​IMG]
     
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    Legs Akimbo Grumblebum Ski Pass: Gold

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    I think that part of the deal with those plastic ones was that they provided extra lift for the tips in soft snow. Another in the very long list of bullshit devices associated with snowsports.
     
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  18. DPS Driver

    DPS Driver A Local

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    Yep.
     
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    Yep that's it Parablocks.
     
  20. markopolo

    markopolo Naughty Corner Resident Ski Pass: Gold

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    skinavy One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Perisher View was still open in the '90s. Stayed there with a bunch of mates in 93.
     
  22. DPS Driver

    DPS Driver A Local

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    Just found a pic from Aspen Highlands 1990. The flouro era.

    [​IMG]
     
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  23. Mister Tee on XC Skis

    Mister Tee on XC Skis A Local Ski Pass: Gold Ski Pass: Silver

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    Childhood Mr. Tee ( in green pants) and younger Brother. Early life in the UK. Winter 1974-1975?

    The Blue Lake October 2005. NSW.
    Pre ski days on snow shoes.
     
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    My best Fall line run. Front Valley, Perisher.. pic from a giant boulder in front of something.
     
  25. Mister Tee on XC Skis

    Mister Tee on XC Skis A Local Ski Pass: Gold Ski Pass: Silver

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    Mr.Tee in pre ski snow shoe days.
    I have slimmed down and got a lot fitter and better attired for snow activities since then.
     
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    Philpug Hard Yards

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    1991 Dynastar Course SL LTD 203cm

    1993 Salomon S9000 1S PR8

    1996 Arapahoe Basin Volant PowerKarve 173cm
     
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    Hanz Onyawaif Addicted Ski Pass: Silver

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    My first or second snow holiday at Thredbo around 2001.
     
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