Skiing Is Life

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Whether i’m standing at the summit of a mountain or hiking up through deep powder to reach the perfect,untouched snow, it strongly occurs to me that these are the places where i feel most content. To me there is no better feeling than skiing unrestricted down mountains in some of the most majestic places on the planet. skiing is not just about strapping two long skinny boards to your feet and wishing for the best. Some of my happiest moments and greatest experiences have been when i was skiing. Skiing has not only provided me with fun and memorable times that I can enjoy with my friends and family, but also a way of learning life lessons that I can apply to my everyday goals. Skiing the difficulties of the mountain and all the rigorous trails helps prepare me for all the difficulties life can throw my way. I believe there is nothing more satisfying than breathing the crisp cold air at the top of the mountain preparing yourself mentally for the difficult ride down. Being able to see the beautiful views and carve your way down the mountain is a feeling like no other. Skiing is so unique to me because I picture the way the mountain is constructed, and I am able to navigate this placement and relate it to my life situations. For example, you can take the easy way or the hard way. Either way, you are going to get to the bottom. What sets the paths apart is the feeling of accomplishment at the end of the day. There is no obstacle or challenging terrain in taking the easy way, and I cannot claim in the end that I pushed myself. This directly correlates to my life. I can either challenge my abilities that I have been blessed with athleticism, determination, drive and wisdom and use them to expand my character, or I can coast through life and get things handed to me. When i reach the bottom of the slope its a very rewarding feeling knowing that what i did was worth
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