|Brundage Mountain. Look at that powder!|
I run to ski.
Skiing isn’t all about the strength of the legs. In fact, much of skiing is about endurance and a lot about technique. When I get tired, my technique (which is not expert, anyway) goes out the window. Fatigue brings on bad habits. Wow, that’s another essay in itself! More later on fatigue and bad habits… Bad ski habits bring on danger and the opportunity for injury. The more I run, the longer I ski without fatigue. The longer I ski, the more I improve. The more I improve, the happier my ski partner! The happier my ski partner, the more I enjoy skiing. And so on…