Tuesday, January 17, 2017

On the Slopes

And I'm free, free fallin'
Now I'm free, free fallin'...
Now I'm free fallin'
Free fallin'...

{Free Fallin' -- John Mayer}

Winter is here! That means snowboarding season is here!

100% without a doubt, the slopes are my insanely happy place. There is just something so freeing about heading downhill, the wind in my face, the sound of snow beneath my board.

I've hit the slopes twice so far this year. I love how it's like riding a bike...I strap in and the muscle memory kicks in. My first run and I was connecting turns, staying low, and flying downhill.

I realized this weekend that MLK weekend marked 15 years since I first hit the slopes. I spent the day on the trails reminiscing of how far I've come as a boarder. That first day in 2002 I spent way more time eating the snow than riding over the snow. It took many years of practice to become the boarder I am today and I still love it today as much as I did then!

Here's to a season full of boarding!

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11 thoughts on the matter:

Heather{Our Life In a Click} said... {Reply}

Looks amazing! It's great that you can spend time in your happy place!

Tom said... {Reply}

For many years is was a skier, those days are now history. Two weeks ago I took my 6 year Granddaughter to her first ski lesson. Thanks for being here today Tamar, I hope to see you back again.

Dara @ Not In Jersey said... {Reply}

15 years snow boarding is awesome!

Bekah said... {Reply}

You are so much braver than I am!!! So glad you got to go enjoy doing something you love so much!

Taz + Belly said... {Reply}

That looks like so much fun!

Ohmydearests said... {Reply}

oh! it does look like so much fun! I'd like to try it one day!

Rhonda Albom said... {Reply}

My daughter snowboards and hubby with our younger daughter skis. I sit in the lodge and drink coffee. :)

Pride In Photos Beauty said... {Reply}

Your jest for living is very contagious my friend. Loved this post!!! Hugs, Laurie

Claire Justine said... {Reply}

Oh wow, this looks like lots of fun!! I have never done anything like this before!! Thanks for linking up.

Gina Kleinworth said... {Reply}

I think it's great that you have something that you really enjoy! How fun!

likeschocolate said... {Reply}

Happy you had a nice sunny day and good conditions to sky! Have a great weekend!