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Old 03-29-2012, 03:34 PM   #41 (permalink)
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Plus, low center of gravity makes balancing easier and falls (generally) less painful.
i.e. shorter distance to fall.
If you want to be a chick, a dude, a tent, or a velociraptor be my guest, but if you choose the last one you bet your ass I will have a spaz-12 to your face.
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Old 03-29-2012, 06:02 PM   #42 (permalink)
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We thought about starting our daughter on skis only because that is what everyone else told us to do. Since my husband and I both snowboard it seemed difficult to teach her to ski. She watched us and learned so fast. Now she is much better than I am. It is all in the kid. My other daughter I can't imagine sending her down the hill. There is great gear out there for youngsters that makes it easy for them to learn.
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Old 07-08-2012, 12:37 PM   #43 (permalink)
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I started my son when he was 2 at the local sledding hill he would just go down he had no interest in turning or trying to stop. When he was 3 I started taking him to a few smaller resorts around us. He would be good for a few hours at a time by the end of last season he was starting to turn and stop. Now hes 4 and always talks about it and wonders why we can't go out in July. I actually found a 20' long leash called a pony rider that lets me control his speed that has helped a lot.
Rest up my friends, for tomorrow we ride
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