I'm out in Utah here for the week, training some employees with the company I work for...
I got 1 morning to hit Snowbasin and that was this morning.
Literally first run, I'm rippen and having a blast.. Light was pretty low but the powder was good so I was ripping....
Went over a small roller that led to a pretty good downhill so I was picking up speed
Was cruising around 40mph is my guess, since I have a decent idea of my speed from clocking myself earlier this season
Remember, the light was low? Well I had my low light lenses in my goggles so I could see alright, but it was still pretty flat
Cruising, making a left carve and BAM!
Found a camo cat track that cartwheeled me onto my neck, then flipped me off my neck and flew thru the air literally about twenty feet then landed on my back and spun around a couple times.... It's the worst wreck I've had hands down. Pretty surprised I didn't knock myself out...
Jacked my neck pretty bad... Thought I broke it at first but it's mellowing out a little bit now.
Managed to make my way down the hill and went back to my hotel haha
$66 for a half run that jacked me up pretty bad
So that's my first run in Utah... I gotta come back though, the terrain was looking sweet.
Bad thing is I do manual labor style work for my job, so work is going to suck the rest of the week before I head back home.
Really just glad I didn't get seriously hurt.
Thanks for the wakeup call Utah. It was my fault, I shouldn't have been ripping so fast with low light at a new resort. Lesson learned
"When I do good, I feel good; when I do bad, I feel bad. Thatís my religion." - Abraham Lincoln
Moral of the story: If your going to rob people, wear a diaper.