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NS I Need solutions
So last year I was the best out of my group of friends. This year I am the weak link. They all got really good over the summer. It's weird cause I train more often than they do. I don't even have as much fun as I use to skiing anymore because I am so damn frustrated. So at what age did your skiing start to get really good. And what can I do to progress a little more than I usually would in a year.
Honestly, don't worry about how good you are compared to your friends, just go out there and have fun skiing with them. If you aren't enjoying yourself and having fun, you aren't going to get better.
Are those a mix between a snowboard and skis?
NICE EDUCATION DICK MELLON -Fritz_Wetherbee
Weak link? What is this, the USSR?
Do the skiing. Be da man. Don't train. Eat carrot sticks.
I can relate to getting passed up, I used to be first to learn how to do everything but I kind of cooled off. But now I've realized that I'd rather just have fun doing trickes I already know than become obsessed with progressing. I'm not too competitive though, I just have fun when I go out. But as far as progressing goes, I'd say work on one trick every time you're out, and keep adding style to the ones you already know.
Minnesota? Yeah, it's pretty much Canada.
I have a friend who's level I was at. I just tried way harder this year and progressed a lot faster than him as a result. He's been in your position all year, but it motivates him to try harder and catch up to everyone, which I suggest you do. If you've been getting discouraged by their progress, use that to push yourself harder, because if you put the work in, you'll get the results you want.
If you're not building an atom bomb, you're a pussy.
Sometimes when you turn something fun into an unneeded competition that in itself throughs you off your game. If not, just try and get to the hill on your own as much as you can or build a rail or two for your house.
this dude, On my mountain a lot of the younger kids are going big lately and some are falling behind. with my own personal experience just go have fun. try new stuff but remember you are skiing...nothing serious about it. I see it when kids get hookups and sponsors too. They worry themselves into such a frenzy about throwing what he is throwing or doing the next big thing, and thus end up getting burnt out on the sport. do what you do ya know
great to know you cant even say raw dog anally without hearing shit from your girlfriend. I am so pissed. -FlyingSpoon
There are worst things in life then having a hot Russian girl show up at your door. -Ski Unit 19
Santa's gonna shit under your xmas tree. -Pow.Day
A good advantage to being weak link is that you can progress of seeing your friends doing a good trick and then wanting to try it yourself to push you more.
I have no idea how old you are, but have you had your big growth spurt yet? I used to never be as good as my friends and this made being competitive very demoralising, as soon as I tried to win I'd lose. Then, a couple years ago I grew, quite a lot. Now I'm having a lot more fun competing with my friends and learning new tricks. I know a lot of people say that you shouldn't try to compete and everything, but most of my favourite pros didn't get there by not wanting to be better than themselves and others. I think the main thing I'm trying to say is just to keep trying, if it doesn't work try to learn something else! If you're spending a lot of time on rails and not getting anywhere try working on something new like unatural spins, change it up. That way you always walk away from a session psyched because you tried something new!
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