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Old 05-31-2013, 11:07 AM   #21 (permalink)
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Oh and Ober needs to start a ski and snowboard club. I think people would join it even if they just go up there only a few times. It would be another attraction they could have.
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Old 05-31-2013, 11:13 AM   #22 (permalink)
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Ober's problem is they cater to the fucking snow tubing tourist shitheads. I get it, they make an assload of money from it, but it sucks as a boarder/skiier.

There are a few clubs around the knoxville/maryville area, but the members tend to be 50-60 year old skiers who thumb their noses at boarders.

I don't think Ober needs a club, the people who are passionate about riding/skiing are gonna ride regardless of if they're in a club or not. What ober needs is to expand their trails and somehow convince mother nature to get colder and dump more snow.
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Old 05-31-2013, 11:23 AM   #23 (permalink)
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Yea..skiing is like golf to me..well in groups. You always have those old men that think their a God at golf. You make one mistake and they laugh at you and make fun of you. In skiing its just like that. They may have started 2 years ago and they act like they have one gold medals at the Olympics. I can't stand those kind people. But anyways I know Memphis has a team and so does Huntsville, but guess what! all are old people who ski. No boarders. No young people in it I don't think..
But I guess your right about Ober. I'm just glad people are so attracted to it this deep in the south.
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