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    Community Improvements

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    new efficient snow making equipment with less loss and energy use, and enhancement of some hiking trails (Henderson, 2016). In this sense, Skinner, coming back to the neighbors with revisions and attempting to meet their concerns is a way of him trying to create community; trying to build the bridges that exist between the two lines. He is using social cohesion which is “critical for societies to prosper economically and for development to be sustainable” (Estates, n.d.). Is it possible for these groups and individuals to come together to create and enhance what could be a great “Third Place” for many individuals? Individuals coming together for the enjoyment of skiing, hanging out as a group, physical activity to promote their health and wellness, and in a picturesque, natural setting. The sport of skiing has no age limit, as well as minimal skill level, as they do offer instructions throughout the season. Skinner has pointed out that with this addition there will be more beginner and intermediate runs added to appeal to these individuals. As Pope Francis said in his address to Congress, “The complexity, the gravity and the urgency of these challenges demand that we pool our resources and talents, and resolve to support one another, with respect for our differences and our convictions of conscience” (Francis, 2015). This can be applied to many situations. From my understanding and the length of the dispute and progression of the project, assumptions can be made…

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    together that didn’t result in a trip to ski patrol or the emergency room. That was rare for us, as you could imagine from the importance the sport has in our family. Falls were common, just as common as broken bones. Backcountry skiing was a special kind of favorite in our family. Ask anyone, hands down it would be heli skiing in the backcountry frosted mountains. My dad would take me on heli trips whenever there was an extra spot on the helicopter. Each time my insides would do a happy…

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    Narrative Essay On Snow

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    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 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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    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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    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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    GAY SKI WEEK : TOP EVENTS FOR NEXT WINTER Don't miss out on the biggest and most exciting parties being held this winter. The long tradition of Gay Ski Week first began in Aspen in 1977. Today, there are almost 20 gay skiing and snowboarding events the world over. From Australia to the Aspens, gay ski events draw crowds ranging from hundreds to thousands of participants. From heated rendezvous in the pool to sintilizing drag queens at the club, these parties feature the best DJ's and will…

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    Essay On Snowboarding

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    I can only consider what kingdom my head might be in now if I had stuck to carrying my all-time favorite beanie, but one thing is for positive, its snowboarding helmets all day long for this shredder!! If you reflect consideration on it logically, what charge is your fitness? Surely we have to all be doing what we can to make sure we return home accurately and in one piece, and who cares if we seem like an alien from famous person wars, as long as we nevertheless get to go domestic on the end…

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    was absolutely perfect for winter sports, and I was extremely excited to feel the fresh powder that fell from the night before. Today marks the first day of my snowboarding lessons and I could not wait to begin snowboarding. I rushed to put my snowboarding gear on, and then I travelled the short distance to the local resort just outside the condo my parents had rented. I arrived at the resort and immediately met up with my instructor. The instructor, a blonde Australian man, asks me, “Is this…

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    thing that I have observed from my many years of skiing is that bowing to fear is not the way I want to live. I learned this when I had a massive face plant that bloodied my face, broke both my helmet and my goggles, gave me a concussion, and forced my lower lip to inflate to the size of a cocktail wiener. I only remember coming back to full consciousness in the ski patrol hut seeing my normally khaki colored glove now dripping a scarlet red, and a patrolman, who was not the nicest person in the…

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