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  • Lake Placid Adventure Essay

    Lake Placid hosted the first Olympic Winter Games in 1924. Since then, the venue has been a popular sports venue. Till date, Lake Placid has hosted two Olympic Winter Games, Speed Skating, Ski Jumping and Bobsledding World tournaments. Spend some time at the museum and explore the America’s first Olympic hometown. The site has Lake Placid Hall of Fame, where you can see the achievements and contributions of individual and group athletes.…

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  • Snow Watch Research Paper

    girl by birth and my love for snow runs deep. I vividly remember my first snow day on the North Shore Mountains. It was surreal to me that I could leave the big city far below and within minutes be skiing downhill. The panoramic views from the ski hills…

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  • Ski Jump Research Paper

    Introduction: Ski jumping is one of the competitive sports with the Olympian ideal of going faster, jumping further and leaping higher than the opposition (Muller 269). However, sometimes accidents happen. For example, Thomas Morgenstern crashed during a trial round for the FIS Ski Jumping World Cup in Bad Mitterndorf. Later, he was hospitalized with skull injuries and a bruised lung (The Associated Press). Then, why did this accident happen? What influenced the performance of Morgenstern and…

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  • Persuasive Essay: The Benefits Of Skiing

    Skiing is a great way to exercise, yet have fun. I ski because I like the feeling of going really fast down a steep snow covered hill and catching really big air. I like any type of skiing, downhill, cross country, even backcountry. I love the feeling I get when I am in the air for a long time. I also like the vibe that a ski resort gives off. There are the ski bums(that are there everyday), the crazy ski team kids that send it off anything, and the first timers, everyone is having fun. I like…

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  • Exploring-Personal Narrative

    For Martyna. My best friend and biggest fan. Back Track Traveling through the mountains that are pregnant with a winter breeze, a light grey haze slowly forces itself into my line of sight. As we travel at this remarkable speed, the haze becomes brighter and brighter, slowly engulfing more and more of my surroundings. With each passing second, everything that I see forms one image. They become the spectacle that is my future. I’m still young and have no way to interpret what I have seen.…

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  • Reflection On Erik Wehenmayer

    No Barriers Reflection Imagine every sport you love playing being ripped away from you. One day, you’re able to hike up mountains to see a breathtaking view, and the next you can’t see two inches in front of you. This is exactly what happened to Erik Weihenmayer right before his first year of high school. Although he didn’t go blind out of the blue, it was still as if the Earth had shifted from right beneath him. Erik always new his juvenile retinoschisis would one day claim his vision, but…

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  • Narrative Essay On Snow

    A Snowboarders nightmare I was a kid about ten black hair and was so cool...ish. I was heading to a mountain a big white snowy mountain full of nerds. Just kidding there were cool. The First time I ever snowboarded I got lost. About two years ago was packing my bags in my room getting ready for my first snowboarding trip. I was double checking everything in my bag to make sure i had everything I needed, Gloves, hand warmer, goggles, helmet, and so on. Then it was time to leave. I was sitting in…

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  • Mountaineers In Lesile Stephen's The Playground Of Europe

    Mountaineers are small black dots on the peaks of mountains to onlookers. A mountaineer is an athlete who summits the peaks of mountains for sport. Through the lens of Lesile Stephen, British mountaineer turned author of the book “The Playground of Europe”, this essay defines the characteristics of those who start at 3:00 A.M. to summit peaks of mountains before noon, braving wind, ice, glaciers, and the lights the Alps have to offer. Stephen compares mountain climbing as a sport to formal…

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  • The Manipulation Of Macbeth In William Shakespeare's Play

    Imagine someone pushes a snowball down a hill as it rolls down the steep hill someone else give it an extra push. Who's fault is it when the snowball, massive in size, hits a pedestrian and injures them? The one who initially pushed the snowball down the hill or the one who gave it the extra push? This is what happens in Macbeth, by William Shakespeare, the witches gave the initial push to Macbeth while Lady Macbeth gave an extra push all leading to the murder of many. Before all of this,…

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  • Narrative Essay On Ski Lift

    I nervously walked to the ski lifts with my cousins in a heavy red coat and black gloves. When I tried breathing, a cloud of white came out. I kept trying to calm my fired up nerves with breathing techniques. Try as I might, I couldn’t get my nerves to calm down. It was like my nerves were on fire and that fire couldn’t be put out. When we finally got to the ski lifts, my legs suddenly felt as if they had been weighed down. The closer the ski lift came, the heavier my legs were. I started to…

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