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Forum: Snowboarding February 25th 11, 08:39 AM Posted to rec.skiing.snowboard
Replies: 5
Views: 5,466
Posted By Champ
Would a beginners board work for deep powder?

On Thu, 24 Feb 2011 18:56:18 -0600, "Mike M. Miskulin"
wrote:

You don't say how big you are, but if you're struggling to get your
board to float, I'd suggest:
- move the...
Forum: Snowboarding February 23rd 11, 08:47 AM Posted to rec.skiing.snowboard
Replies: 5
Views: 5,466
Posted By Champ
Would a beginners board work for deep powder?

On Tue, 22 Feb 2011 19:38:49 -0800, "Bob F"
wrote:

I have been riding a 162cm Burton Canyon. I just saw a used 160 cm K2 Illusion
for $25. I really have to work to keep the...
Forum: Snowboarding January 2nd 11, 09:15 PM Posted to rec.skiing.snowboard
Replies: 9
Views: 6,646
Posted By Champ
Recovery time before hitting the slopes again for a broken shoulder (glenoid fracture)

On Sun, 02 Jan 2011 11:12:28 -0600, Decibel
wrote:

On Sun, 02 Jan 2011 14:59:43 +0000, Champ wrote:

On Sun, 02 Jan 2011 02:12:18 -0600, Decibel...
Forum: Snowboarding January 2nd 11, 01:59 PM Posted to rec.skiing.snowboard
Replies: 9
Views: 6,646
Posted By Champ
Recovery time before hitting the slopes again for a broken shoulder (glenoid fracture)

On Sun, 02 Jan 2011 02:12:18 -0600, Decibel wrote:

3 weeks ago I had a bad wipeout on a iced-out run late in the day and
fractured my shoulder. I've had it MRI'ed, x-rayed, CT'd and was told
it...
Forum: European Ski Resorts November 19th 10, 02:49 PM Posted to rec.skiing.resorts.europe
Replies: 14
Views: 3,957
Posted By Champ
Ski Insurance

On Fri, 19 Nov 2010 14:57:02 +0100, Ace
wrote:

Engelberg re-opens tomorrow, after 12 days maintenance downtime. Looks
like loadsa snow down to Truebsee, so I'm looking...
Forum: European Ski Resorts November 17th 10, 03:57 PM Posted to rec.skiing.resorts.europe
Replies: 14
Views: 3,957
Posted By Champ
Ski Insurance

On Wed, 17 Nov 2010 14:07:48 -0000, "Michael Chare"
wrote:


Anyone got an opinion of Insureandgo or able to suggest an alternative.

I always used to use...
Forum: Backcountry Skiing November 13th 10, 08:34 AM Posted to rec.skiing.backcountry
Replies: 7
Views: 3,513
Posted By Champ
Pieps avalance beacons

On Fri, 12 Nov 2010 22:00:55 +0100, Ace
wrote:

Hey, has anyone heard of these Checker things this guy is talking about
at the end of the article I found here on the '...
Forum: European Ski Resorts September 22nd 10, 08:22 AM Posted to rec.skiing.resorts.europe
Replies: 43
Views: 10,369
Posted By Champ
Zermat

On Tue, 21 Sep 2010 12:26:58 -0700 (PDT), twobuddha
wrote:

Excuse me? Are you so rude as to cross post an actual skiing post to
RSA?

Christ, Bruce, why the cross-post to...
Forum: Snowboarding April 5th 10, 04:12 PM Posted to rec.skiing.snowboard
Replies: 15
Views: 6,098
Posted By Champ
binding angles

On Mon, 05 Apr 2010 09:02:01 -0500, "Mike M. Miskulin"
wrote:

"Christian G. Becker" wrote
in...
Forum: European Ski Resorts March 13th 10, 08:45 AM Posted to uk.rec.motorcycles,rec.skiing.resorts.europe
Replies: 29
Views: 8,326
Posted By Champ
When it's not your time to die

On Sat, 13 Mar 2010 02:20:56 GMT, "SP" wrote:

I hope she'll enjoy several decades of pleasant life, as soon the
ligaments heal.

Ligaments don't heal...
Forum: European Ski Resorts March 11th 10, 07:54 PM Posted to uk.rec.motorcycles,rec.skiing.resorts.europe
Replies: 29
Views: 8,326
Posted By Champ
When it's not your time to die

On Thu, 11 Mar 2010 19:53:33 +0000,
(The Older Gentleman) wrote:

Just had a call from an old friend. Like us, she went skiing at
half-term, with her daughter. And...
Forum: Snowboarding March 8th 10, 08:05 AM Posted to rec.skiing.snowboard
Replies: 15
Views: 6,098
Posted By Champ
binding angles

On Sun, 07 Mar 2010 15:12:38 -0600, "Mike M. Miskulin"
wrote:

In an effort to get some posts....

So what angles do you guys ride?

I started riding in the early 90s with...
Forum: Snowboarding February 19th 10, 01:08 PM Posted to rec.skiing.snowboard
Replies: 10
Views: 4,251
Posted By Champ
Olympics

On Fri, 19 Feb 2010 12:15:19 +0000 (UTC), Switters
wrote:

Well, some of the old regulars are out there reading.

waves

Must say that I've thoroughly enjoyed the snowboarding at...
Forum: European Ski Resorts January 8th 10, 03:27 PM Posted to uk.rec.motorcycles,rec.skiing.resorts.europe
Replies: 2
Views: 752
Posted By Champ
It's warm and sunny in Chile

On Fri, 8 Jan 2010 16:14:41 +0000 (UTC), "Krusty"
wrote:

Right. Well, I do happen to have access to a recently-qualified ski
instructor

Oh, hang on, ou...
Forum: European Ski Resorts October 24th 09, 03:09 PM Posted to rec.skiing.resorts.europe,uk.rec.motorcycles
Replies: 62
Views: 4,545
Posted By Champ
Daily Mail Ski Show - ouch

On Sat, 24 Oct 2009 07:48:19 -0600, vulgarandmischevious
wrote:

100 quid an hour? I used to dream of only spending 100 quid an
hour...

Harvey...
Forum: European Ski Resorts October 24th 09, 01:45 PM Posted to rec.skiing.resorts.europe,uk.rec.motorcycles
Replies: 62
Views: 4,545
Posted By Champ
Daily Mail Ski Show - ouch

On Sat, 24 Oct 2009 15:37:22 +0200, Ace wrote:

Like a annual lift pass at chf640, which we've just used for the first
skiing day of the season here in Engelberg.

First day...
Forum: European Ski Resorts October 24th 09, 09:19 AM Posted to rec.skiing.resorts.europe,uk.rec.motorcycles
Replies: 62
Views: 4,545
Posted By Champ
Daily Mail Ski Show - ouch

On Fri, 23 Oct 2009 17:57:09 +0100, wrote:

I think motorcycle or car racing is a damn good way to burn through
cash.

Renting Cessnas and Cherokees at...
Forum: European Ski Resorts October 24th 09, 09:18 AM Posted to rec.skiing.resorts.europe,uk.rec.motorcycles
Replies: 62
Views: 4,545
Posted By Champ
Daily Mail Ski Show - ouch

On Sat, 24 Oct 2009 00:50:00 +0100, Colin Irvine
wrote:

"'Hog" wrote in message
...
I...
Forum: European Ski Resorts October 23rd 09, 02:53 PM Posted to rec.skiing.resorts.europe,uk.rec.motorcycles
Replies: 62
Views: 4,545
Posted By Champ
Daily Mail Ski Show - ouch

On Fri, 23 Oct 2009 14:39:08 GMT, "platypus"
wrote:

I think motorcycle or car racing is a damn good way to burn through
cash.

Renting Cessnas and Cherokees at...
Forum: European Ski Resorts October 23rd 09, 02:52 PM Posted to rec.skiing.resorts.europe,uk.rec.motorcycles
Replies: 62
Views: 4,545
Posted By Champ
Daily Mail Ski Show - ouch

On Fri, 23 Oct 2009 07:32:37 -0700 (PDT), "[email protected]"
wrote:

"Do you ski, Richard?"
"No."
"Why not?"
"Not expensive enough."

I think motorcycle or car...
Forum: European Ski Resorts October 23rd 09, 02:20 PM Posted to rec.skiing.resorts.europe,uk.rec.motorcycles
Replies: 62
Views: 4,545
Posted By Champ
Daily Mail Ski Show - ouch

On Fri, 23 Oct 2009 13:40:34 GMT, "platypus"
wrote:

I got involved in a lunchtime discussion about skiing, about 20 years ago
when I was spending my disposable on...
Forum: European Ski Resorts March 13th 09, 09:32 AM Posted to uk.rec.motorcycles,rec.skiing.resorts.europe
Replies: 27
Views: 2,662
Posted By Champ
The excuses thread

On Fri, 13 Mar 2009 09:58:01 +0000 (UTC), Switters
wrote:

On Fri, 13 Mar 2009 00:16:51 GMT, "platypus"
allegedly wrote:

Ho hum, mebbe next...
Forum: European Ski Resorts March 12th 09, 02:21 PM Posted to uk.rec.motorcycles,rec.skiing.resorts.europe
Replies: 27
Views: 2,662
Posted By Champ
The excuses thread

On Thu, 12 Mar 2009 15:01:14 GMT, "Jérémy" wrote:

Champ wrote in news:[email protected]
4ax.com:

How do you fancy a long weekend, at the...
Forum: European Ski Resorts March 12th 09, 01:00 PM Posted to uk.rec.motorcycles,rec.skiing.resorts.europe
Replies: 27
Views: 2,662
Posted By Champ
The excuses thread

On Thu, 12 Mar 2009 13:37:27 -0000, "Alex Ferrier" wrote:

How do you fancy a long weekend, at the beginning of April? I'm going
out to Ace's place, and my regular board buddy has...
Forum: European Ski Resorts March 12th 09, 12:59 PM Posted to uk.rec.motorcycles,rec.skiing.resorts.europe
Replies: 27
Views: 2,662
Posted By Champ
The excuses thread

On Thu, 12 Mar 2009 14:33:56 +0100, Ace wrote:

The trick to moguls is unweighting the board at the right time.

...and to be as fit as a racing whippet. Steep,...
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