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Old 10-25-2012, 09:31 AM   #31 (permalink)
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bThis is my 3rd season so my goals are:

*get comfortable riding switch (should be interesting on a NS premier)
*go into the park a bit more, hit more rails and kickers, etc
*get better ridnig in trees - I have a trip out to Jackson Hole planned in Jan. Now an invite to stay with a buddy in Denver this season. So, I should have ample opportunity.
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Old 10-25-2012, 09:54 AM   #32 (permalink)
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This is season 2 for me, and my goals are:
  • handle speed better - less speed checks, full stops/starts in middle of hill
  • learn to ollie
  • link turns better
  • try the park out without killing myself
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Old 10-25-2012, 10:10 AM   #33 (permalink)
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Definetly want 3 on 180 off a decent rail and double backs.
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Old 10-25-2012, 10:13 AM   #34 (permalink)
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[QUOTE=BurtonAvenger;530875]Fuck bitches get paid![QUOTE]

Oh yea that to
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Old 10-25-2012, 11:15 AM   #35 (permalink)
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Ride as much or more as last year (~50 days)

ride in three different states. (ca, ut and ???)

suck less by the end of the season.

oh and not lose my job by avoiding work for 50 days
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Old 10-25-2012, 12:06 PM   #36 (permalink)
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oh and not lose my job by avoiding work for 50 days
Good luck with that.

I've already taken a bunch of days off in December (which is our busy season) and pissed off a bunch of people. Screw 'em, I hoard all my vacation time for winter.
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Good luck with that.

I've already taken a bunch of days off in December (which is our busy season) and pissed off a bunch of people. Screw 'em, I hoard all my vacation time for winter.
did the exact same thing. I get 4 weeks a year, and I took 3 of them from the middle of december through the first week in january.

i cover their asses in the summer, but they bitch and moan during the winter. Oh well, I'll be shredding while they're complaining come december!!
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Old 10-25-2012, 12:13 PM   #38 (permalink)
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Become Emperor of the Universe...or ride Alaska.
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Old 10-25-2012, 01:08 PM   #39 (permalink)
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2nd season riding

- get comfortable going faster
- 50/50 & boardslide rails
-ride some pow without getting stuck ( just learned about binding set back with camber boards)
-20 days in state (AZ)/ 10 days out (CO & CA)
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Old 10-25-2012, 01:19 PM   #40 (permalink)
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did the exact same thing. I get 4 weeks a year, and I took 3 of them from the middle of december through the first week in january.


Im a contract employee--daily hire. Sometimes weekly.

So for me it's not that I have to ask for time off. I just tell them Im not available when they call.

the problem is if Im "unavailable" too much they'll stop calling all together and then I will be broke. I try to work about 120 days a year.

It's a delicate balance fo sho
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