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Farewell Halfpipe, I’ll Always Love You.

Last February, when I went to help my dad while he was in the hospital I told him I was going to announce my retirement from halfpipe skiing at the Park City Grand Prix. I could tell that he was…

My Father, A Dynamic Man

Dad was a dynamic man, a man of few words who always managed to teach so much. He was a man of great intellect—a genius, or gen-yi, as our family would say. I always knew this about my dad, but…

06/21/2015 Live, Uncategorized

Dear Failure, Thank You.

Dear Failure, Thank you. Thank you, failure, for giving me the opportunity to truly find my potential. Thank you for exposing me to my most vulnerable side, so that I could make it stronger.  Thank you for breaking me down…

11/15/2014 Live, Self-Help

Afloat

I sit at the end of a row of cold plastic seats, high backs, thin metal arms, keeping me upright as I await the SeaBus to take me across the Harbour. The sky is grey and overcast, frigid moisture hangs in…

Sex And The Female Athlete

Sex And The Female Athlete In light of a recent article posted on Freeskier.com featuring the “Ten Hottest Women In Freeskiing,” I’m compelled to address an issue that has been discussed time and time again.  Last year around this time, the Bleacher…

11/30/2013 Live, Women's Sports

Ground Zero

It was warm for this late in the fall, the calendar read November 2, but I was still glad I had my vest on as we hurriedly exited the cab on Fulton Street.  Immediately my parents and I were drowned…

11/12/2013 Live, Uncategorized
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