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The Sundance Skier - Steven Nyman

HortonHorton Posts: 25,687 Administrator
edited February 2015 in Videos & Photos

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  • scotchipmanscotchipman Posts: 4,015 ★★★Triple Panda Award Recipient ★★★
    edited February 2015
    Great video about Steve Nyman! Sundance ski resort is where I grew up skiing/teaching as well.
    - President of the Utah Water Ski Club
    - Owner at Still Water Lake Estates
  • ALPJrALPJr Posts: 1,628 Crazy Baller
    Awesome !!! Go Steve
  • Chef23Chef23 Posts: 5,644 Mega Baller
    That is really cool.
    Mark Shaffer
  • jcampjcamp Posts: 700 Crazy Baller
    Fantastic video. Not sure any athletes inspire more awe in me than downhillers. Unbelievable athleticism + guts.
  • Texas6Texas6 Posts: 2,172
    Now THAT is a bada$$ video @MarcusBrown!!! Very well done, can't wait to follow the conclusion
    Daryn Dean - Lakes of Katy, TX
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  • EdbrazilEdbrazil Posts: 1,372 Historical Baller

    Today: first training run for the Mens DH at the Worlds in Beaver Creek. Tentative local time is
    1:30pm (Mountain Standard Time). Nyman is bib # 9. See:

    http://www.fis-ski.com/vail2015/events-and-places/sector=al/event=34977/race=78929/
    You can 'watch' it live at:
    http://live.fis-ski.com/liveal0210.htm

    Steve is one of 7 US Men in the field, including Bode Miller.

    Earlier, at 11am MST, is the Womens SG. 'Watch' it at: http://live.fis-ski.com/liveal5207.htm

    With Lindsey Vonn and other strong contenders. Yesterday's DH training run was 'won' by
    Stacey Cook in windy conditions.
  • Chef23Chef23 Posts: 5,644 Mega Baller
    The Women's SG is on NBC Sports also.
    Mark Shaffer
  • WishWish Posts: 7,319 ★★★Triple Panda Award Recipient ★★★
    Definatly winter time....
    >>> 11.25..a different kettle of fish. <<<
  • Texas6Texas6 Posts: 2,172
    Yes....it's winter indeed...6 more weeks according to that silly groundhog that never stays out of his hole
    Daryn Dean - Lakes of Katy, TX
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  • jerrymjerrym Posts: 69 Baller
    Great video! Now I'm getting psyched to get the boards out and hit the slopes.
  • Skoot1123Skoot1123 Posts: 1,776 Mega Baller
    Very nice video. Always good to hear of other athletes that enjoy carving it up on the water going around those 6 buoys!
  • jimbrakejimbrake Posts: 1,233 Mega Baller
    Lindsey third in today's SuperG. Nyman is in a good place with his skiing. Could do really well in the DH.
    "...all of the basic fun banter"
    RichardDoane
  • JohnNJohnN Posts: 115 Baller
    Men's SG postponed today. Nyman spent a few hours after the cancellation taking laps in the terrain park with the local kids who had been slated to slip the course. Pretty cool!
    Horton
  • jimbrakejimbrake Posts: 1,233 Mega Baller
    @JohnN - how's it going? Are you there watching the events? Wish I was.
    "...all of the basic fun banter"
  • JohnNJohnN Posts: 115 Baller
    Good to hear from you @jimbrake . We made the move to the mtns so the kids could train at Vail. The World Championships are a huge deal up here, tons of people from all over, live music every day, lots of work for locals and the 2200 volunteers. We've been watching events from up close - I'm one of the dye crew (painting the blue lines on the courses) for the event, and the kids have been on the slip crew (60+mph slipping for some of them on the DH course). The coolest thing that you don't get on tv is the sound the WC downhillers make when they go by - sounds like a freight train passing.
  • jimbrakejimbrake Posts: 1,233 Mega Baller
    Awesome @johnN - before the downhill is run, I think you should write "BOS" on the course somewhere so we can see it on Universal Sports/NBC.

    So are the kids still water skiing in the summers or do they spend all their time training at Hood and in Chile or NZ?
    "...all of the basic fun banter"
  • wtrskiorwtrskior Posts: 704 Crazy Baller
    Funny how things happen sometimes. Was flipping through facebook and saw marcus' video post about Nyman so I watched it.

    Changed the channel on the tv after watching the vid, and who's at the starting gate? Steven Nyman. Balls out run he had, bode-esqe. just bit off a bit too much at times in his run.
  • aupatkingaupatking Posts: 1,059 Mega Baller
    What's all this crap about winter? I'm flying home tomorrow and putting the plugs back in the Nautique! Now, it would be nice if I could get the physical therapist to clear me to ski, but I'll just go easy. Easy-ish
    That is an awesome video though. Gutsy stuff
  • JohnNJohnN Posts: 115 Baller
    Catching up on a day off of races (for me). @jimbrake the kids are still psyched to waterski, but the summer camps are becoming more important. I know they'll have a chunk at Mt Bachelor, and maybe a little overseas. Saw your message about painting BOS a little too late - would have been good :-). Talk about a small world - after the snow talk on this thread who do I get introduced to Saturday at the end of the day but @MarcusBrown, skiing with a buddy of mine.
  • SherwoodSherwood Posts: 31 Baller
    Congratulations @JohnN great skiing. Heading to PC on the 21st. Good luck the rest of the season.
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