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Re: broken ribs/Ceres


Thanks for sharing all these stories, you guys.  Good for some laughs.  I knew there was a reason I never took up skiing.

--
Kitty 
neIN, Zone5

-------------- Original message -------------- 

> Ceres, there's only thing more embarrassing than wiping out under the chair 
> lift and that's being loaded into the sled and taken to the lodge. I don't 
> know about you but some of my more serious problems skiing have been getting 
> on and off chair lifts. One time I missed the chair but instinct took over 
> and I grabbed the chair thinking, stupidly, that I could heave myself into 
> the seat. As the chair ascended with me hanging off of it all I could think 
> was that I'm going up and this is not going to get better. I finally let go 
> at about 6' off the ground. Now you want to talk about embarrassing! 
> Everybody in line saw that performance. However, nothing takes the cake 
> like my nephew who spent the entire trip up the mountains telling us what a 
> great skier he was. Expert slopes...the whole bit. Well first thing he 
> does when he gets his skis on? He smiles and waves at us and then skis...or 
> really more like slides right through a fence and into a ditch! Priceless! 
> 
> DF 
> http://www.atouchofthetropics.net 
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: 
> To: 
> Sent: Tuesday, February 08, 2005 12:58 PM 
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] broken ribs 
> 
> 
> > Great story, David! The last time I skied I fell badly (don't remember 
> > why 
> > now) and right under the lift. It must have been tremendous as those 
> > riding 
> > the lift were hollering '10'. One of my husbands adult nephews rushed 
> > down to 
> > assist me & fell on top of me. I knew I only pulled an upper left leg 
> > muscle 
> > but under protest I was very careful loaded by the ski patrol & taken down 
> > the 
> > slope as if I was severely injured. So embarrassing! I then had a 4 hr 
> > drive home with my son, to young to drive and my manual shift car. Ouch! 
> > I wish you a speedy heal! 
> > Ceres 
> > 
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