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    No matter what time of year, Niagara Falls has beautiful rainbows glistening in the mist, or a magnificent ice bridge created by the cold of winter. The amazing and unforgettable scenery always impresses the viewer. However, I almost died there as I was entranced by the magic of the fall and wanted to reach it. No matter what, I still have to admit the that the beauty of Niagara Falls is breathtaking. I was rash, so I did everything without thinking of the consequences and results, but nothing had affected me yet. I remembered the time I was in fifth grade, I got the highest grade in my class which was very hard for me. So, my mom decided to take me to Canada to encourage to do well next time, too. At that time, I was really proud of myself and aspired to go and open my eyes to see how wide the world was. However, there was a voice in my mind that told me not to go. Suddenly, my cousin’s voice swung in my head like a clock that will never end. He said, “No, don’t go. The terrorists will use the weapons to shoot down the airplane. Shoot down the airplane! Shoot down the airplane!” I was so scared by that and wanted to tell my Mom that I was not going. At that moment, mom told me, “Ashley will go with us too.” Ashley was one of my great friends. That news made me forget what I was going to say and shout loudly, “Yes, here I come Canda. I’m coming!” “Hi, I am Ashley. Today is July 14, 2012, and now I am at the Niagara Falls to introduce one of the unique falls in…

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    Mount Everest Imagine: You are on Mount Everest, Nepal. You are hanging over what looks like a never ending abyss after falling through the treacherous paper thin ice covering the drop into the chasm were no light can penetrate. You were saved by knowing the terrain and weather patterns of Mount Everest, the immense amounts of snow, the wind, hidden chasms, ice everywhere, and etc. You made tools and clothes to keep you from falling off from ice and up to 175 mile per hour wind speeds…

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    Mountain Apolaia Analysis

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    Harry tried to raise the boy the best he could in the given situation. He taught Barry everything he knows, from walking to reading and writing stories. Barry grew to become a strong and handsome young man, dreaming only about the day he would ski for the first time. Day after day, stubborn the way Barry is, he bombards his father with the desire to go skiing for the first time. Harry tried to keep his son away from the sport that took the two most important people from him, but he could not.…

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    As we were coming to the end of the cold ride the bar lifted up and I had to get into position for the landing, with one foot in and one out, I had managed to land a plane with no landing gear. My heart was racing as I buckled my second foot in the boot; I was then ready to go down the mountain for my first time. I started out with a green slope for beginners, which was packed with little ski I school kids, as I was trying to turn my board I ended up jumping the berm and landing into a tree. I…

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    On December 29,2016 My friend Jack and I went snowboarding at Mt.Alyeska.During that Thursday morning we woke at at 5:45am and drove and picked up Jack.It was approximately 1hour and 45 minute ride there so about 82.6 miles.We got snacks for the ride like Airheads,doritos,and sodas.We got the junk food to get us hyper for the mountain because we knew that we were going to be on the mountain for 6-7 hours. When we arrived there we felt great we unpacked and everything got on our favorite lift…

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    Crystal Cove, New Hampshire, a quiet and quaint town nestled on sandy beaches with astonishing views everywhere you turn. Small in size but large in personality, drama, and uniqueness. You can walk on the beach, the boardwalk, the pier and yet a few miles down the road ride through the old covered bridges. The winters are brisk and freezing and you can count on having a good time if you enjoy snow. During the winter, everything is draped in a white blanket for weeks. The trees look like…

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    I still remember the feeling of waking up on christmas morning my 1st grade year. As I rushed to the brightly colored christmas tree I noticed there was a huge rectangular package leaning behind it. Immediately I jumped towards the package in desperation. As I teared its red wrapping paper off i noticed that it was a pair of skis. Right then my Mom walked into the living room and told me that this would be the year that I skied. Naturally being a six year old i didn't appreciate the notion right…

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    Chemistry Of Waxing Essay

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    chemistry when I am preparing for ski races, waxing my skis. Preparing my skis for a race weekend requires applying multiple layers of wax to my skis. The wax we use is commonly a fluorocarbon mixture. In order for the wax to be saturated into the ski, the block must be melted with an iron. Once the wax melts on the iron, the wax is dripped onto the entire ski. In order to ensure that the wax is melted into the ski, a hand iron is slid down the ski several times. Once the ski cools from…

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    Soft whooshing sounds rose up from beneath my skis as they slid across the soft crystal like snow glistening in the bright winter sun. The cool and crisp air was the ideal temperature for a day of skiing, not too cold to make it uncomfortable, but still cold enough to keep the snow from melting and turning slushy. With these snow conditions and bright blue skies above, all in all, it looked to be a perfect day for skiing with my family. Accompanied by my Mom, Uncle, and 4 cousins, we woke at…

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    I was eight when I first understood the value of pushing myself, yet taking calculated risks. It took physical and mental pain to realize this; however, my early experiences became the catalysts for what would become a driving force of my personality. My first lesson in the danger of blind risk was when I attempted skiing with a group of experts just to make friends. I should have taken the bunny hill. I started out shaky; soon the ground beneath began passing faster. Before I knew it, the…

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