. It's simply not free

. there's rules (not a free for all)

. only ranked 'athletes' are free to compete

. juniors are free to stay uninverted

. There are venue boundaries and closures (no free reign)

. Ranked top 50 are free to compete in 2*

. Comp passes and lodging = not free

. Marketed 'athletes' are free to register weeks after registration closes to compete as wildcards (snowbird)

. Beer and 'getting juiced' is not free

. Buying a membership and getting into no comps isn't free (not chill)


- Love your fellow freeskiiers meow