Gravity is love and every turn is a leap of faith.— Warren Miller
Fulfilling Skier quotations
I now realize that the small hills you see on ski slopes are formed around the bodies of forty-seven-year-olds who tried to learn snowboarding.
It's hard to give tips to skiers if I don't know how they ski, but I think the most important thing in skiing is you have to be having fun. If you're having fun, then everything else will come easy to you.
We're not necessarily the ski boat, we're the skier.
There are countries like Japan and Korea and others who are the ski boat at this point, but we're getting pulled right behind them.
I do not participate in any sport with ambulances at the bottom of the hill.
Powder snow skiing is not fun. It's life, fully lived - life lived in a blaze of reality.
Each year, millions of skiers come to Colorado to experience its superb emergency medical facilities.
Skiers make the best lovers because they don't sit in front of a television like couch potatoes. They take a risk and they wiggle their behinds. They also meet new people on the ski lift.
The sensual caress of waist deep cold smoke.
... glory in skiing virgin snow, in being the first to mark the powder with the signature of their run.
People ask me what makes a great skier.
It takes the gift; but besides the gift it takes all the availability of mind which permit total control of all the elements that lead to victory. - total composure.
From the bodybuilding days on, I learned that everything is reps and mileage.
The more miles you ski, the better a skier you become; the more reps you do, the better your body.
The Olympics are kind of weird. You have to be on a team. That's cool if you're a skier. But in snowboarding, you just want to be your own person.
Skiers view snowboarders as a menace; snowboarders view skiers as Elmer Fudd.
I have a strong lead so far, and I would be proud to win it because it remains the summit for a skier. I also aim to collect several smaller crystal trophies at Are, especially the GS Cup.
When I was 50 years old, I actually decided to draw up a list of half a dozen things that I really hadn't done very well, and I was going to make efforts to improve. One of them was skiing, and I really did become a very much better skier.
There are really only three things to learn in skiing: how to put on your skis, how to slide downhill, and how to walk along the hospital corridor.
Gotta use your brain, it's the most important part of your equipment.
If you're a guest [at my $113 million house], you'll be able to call up on screens throughout the house almost any image you like - presidential portraits, reproductions of High Renaissance paintings, pictures of sunsets, airplanes, skiers in the Andes, a rare French stamp, the Beatles in 1965.
The likelihood is that any English-speaking skier has more words for different types of snow than any inhabitant of Alaska or Greenland.
I've only skied a couple of times in my life. Any skier would say I stink.
There are many skiers who have chosen tele for a more compact, streamlined skiing system.
You have to be a little crazy to be a downhill skier.
Vail's a very important place for me.
Everyone kind of took me in and accepted me in that town, and they still have to this day. I wouldn't be a downhill skier if I hadn't been there.
I started teaching yoga in 1974 in Colorado, I was living in Winter Park, and I started teaching skiers. At that point I was teaching more of the Sivananda system and just pushing it up a little bit to make it a little more rajasic a little more active, a little more physical. People would come, and feel great, and by the time I left Colorado in 1980 I'd taught pretty much everyone in town - the ski patrol, ski instructors, the bar owners.
I like skiing and surfing with kids. They are the cutest little skiers out there, in their little outfits. I just want to eat 'em up!
One of my big milestones came when I turned forty and promised myself to stop worrying about all the things I thought I might do but never really would. I was very relieved when I realized that you can actually complete a project by dropping it. That's how I "completed" learning to cook and learning German, becoming a good skier, and a list of other things too long to recite!
My good friend Josh Bibby happens to be a pro skier and has used my music in 2 international ski films.
I'm dreading being on a ski cross with other skiers who don't know what they're doing.
The first thing I wanted to do, as a boy, was to be a skier, because I had seen film footage of somebody skiing.
People who excel at book learning tend to call up from memory what they have learned in order to follow stored instructions. Others who are better at internalized learning use the thoughts that flow from their subconscious. The experienced skier doesn't recite instructions on how to ski and then execute them; rather, he does it well "without thinking," in the same way he breathes without thinking. Understanding these differences is essential.
I am a freestyle mogul skier who, on February 13, became the first American to win a gold medal at the 2010 Vancouver Olympics.
If you want to be among the greatest skiers, you have to win in Kitzbuehel at least once.
I started from nothing in Lichtenstein.
The country is so small, and the only 'celebrity' type people who are from there are skiers.
I think the most important thing in skiing is you have to be having fun.
If you're having fun, then everything else will come easy to you.
The pleasure of sport was so often the chance to indulge the cessation of time itself--the pitcher dawdling on the mound, the skier poised at the top of a mountain trail, the basketball player with the rough skin of the ball against his palm preparing for a foul shot, the tennis player at set point over his opponent--all of them savoring a moment before committing themselves to action.