who had I great ski weekend?

BlofeldBlofeld Posts: 3
Feels like summer!


  • oldjeepoldjeep Posts: 3,351 Mega Baller
    Spent the afternoon replacing exhaust manifolds on the inlaws lxi. Does that count? Definitely beautiful weather this weekend
    Chuck P
    Not a mechanic but I play one at home
  • Orlando76Orlando76 Posts: 937 ★★★Triple Panda Award Recipient ★★★
    Pretty terrible weather in Orlando this weekend.
  • BraceMakerBraceMaker Posts: 3,368 Mega Baller
    Next week dock goes in so maybe get the boat prepped. Maybe not.
  • AndreAndre Posts: 1,095 Crazy Baller
    Very nice weather here in the northeast.Was able to ski my first 2 sets of the season...and i feel it!!!
  • HortonHorton Posts: 26,932 Administrator
    edited May 6
    I got to hang W/ @brooks & @ColeGiacopuzzi at a Radar Nation event and then I went over to SkiWest and knocked out my first 38 of the year.

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  • TELTEL Posts: 249 Solid Baller
    Friday went to Travers Grand Prix hung out with CP, thats him in the picture. Skied Saturday and Sunday morning pretty windy in Orlando but after the storm it was nice Thursday was my birthday,

    my GF bought me ski stuff :)
  • ScottScottScottScott Posts: 749 Crazy Baller
    edited May 6
    Had a little break in the wind Saturday and got a couple good sets in before the rains came w/ @GWaterski . Today watched some skiing at the Swiss Spring Classic before the rains. On top of 3 days skiing last week....it was a good week/weekend of skiing.

    Happy Birthday @gwaterski and @TEL
  • jercranejercrane Posts: 228 Baller
    First set in NH yesterday. Hard to really call it a set I guess. Up the lake and back in the drysuit. Still glorious though and fantastic to be on the water again.
    Also I am pathetically sore today, so sad :D
  • vicvic Posts: 34 Baller
    Had good weekend ski Friday with younger son in course got PB 4 balls water 52 degrees Okanagan lake Canada. Skied again Sunday Osoyoos lake with both my sons open lake little windy but great day anyway.
  • ShellShell Posts: 203 Crazy Baller
    @RAWSki and I had a great Ski weekend! Put docks, hoist, course and Centurion IN! Skied 3 sets today and it felt GREAT! Beautiful day with my baby,(Carbon Pro) oh! And @RAWSki also <3 best boat driver EVER!
  • RednucleusRednucleus Posts: 202 Baller
    I have to say EVERY weekend is a great weekend at Hilltop. Great mental health Sat &/or Sun after a full work week.
  • MISkierMISkier Posts: 2,475 Mega Baller
    @Bill22, you probably met my ski buddy @Rook while you were at Seth’s. He spends a month driving and helping out down there. He did the Trophy Lakes tournament also.

    We had great weather and skiing this weekend in Michigan. Everybody seemed to be getting into the groove.
    The worst slalom equipment I own is between my ears.
  • Bill22Bill22 Posts: 1,572 Crazy Baller
    edited May 6
    @MISkier yep, we hung out with Doug Thur-Saturday. Great guy.
    In gear. Hit It. Thank You!
  • bigskieridahobigskieridaho Posts: 923 Crazy Baller
    Great day for me! Ran into -32 off today. Not bad for my second day out!
  • ObrienslalomObrienslalom Posts: 61 Baller
    Got the boat launched, and first set for my wife and I in Virginia! Also got my 6 month old daughter out on the boat for the first time!
  • lhooverlhoover Posts: 176 Baller
    We swerved with Nautique at the outstanding Lakes of Katy with the lovely and gracious Whitney. What a sweetheart she be. Thanks CC and HO for a really nice event and thanks to Kelvin and Lisa for their hospitality.
  • skier2788skier2788 Posts: 725 Crazy Baller
    Flew from CO to Orlando on Thursday. It was really nice to ski in warm water. Skied well at the Travers Grand Prix. My team even won!
    Travis Torley
  • ski6jonesski6jones Posts: 906 Crazy Baller
    Tournament and crawfish boil at Lakes at Cypress Hill, site of SCR Regionals. Conditions, food and people were all fantastic. Gonna be a good year.
    Carl Addington, Lakes of Katy, Texas
  • epnaultepnault Posts: 243 Baller
    edited May 6
    I put my course in this weekend for the first time this year. Our ice out was April 19th. Air temp was 48 and water temp was 51. Things are looking up. I actually ran 5 full passes with setting down on each end of the course and didn't die :smile:
  • 2Valve2Valve Posts: 145 Baller
    I wimped out.

    Saturday night at dinner, the arm twisting started. I knew it was going to be cold and had a motorcycle trip scheduled in the AM, so that was my official excuse. One of the guys went and the sound of his Inboard at 8am on the still, glass water was like Beethoven's 5th in the still, cool MI air.

    I did drive my buddy later in the afternoon for his first set, but resigned that I like to do my first pull behind my own boat, which for now is still in storage.

    Plans are to raise our course this weekend, and hopefully our full crew of seven will be all smiles, cracking brews and enjoying face plants. :)
  • igkyaigkya Posts: 609 Crazy Baller
    Weekends are like pizza, never had a bad one, but some are better than others.
  • keithh2oskierkeithh2oskier Posts: 488 Crazy Baller
    I feel around 1 ball on my opening pass 2x (after I ran it 2x).

    Just one of those WTF are you doing moments. Still had fun.
  • mfjaegersrmfjaegersr Posts: 93 Baller
    Gorgeous weekend in the PACNW; logged 10 more passes on Sunday in 75/65 air/water temps. It was like a second date - 2nd sesh on a new ski; just sniffing first base, yet flirtatious with plenty of upside! 🤣
  • slvrbulitslvrbulit Posts: 181 Baller
    Had a break in the weather in MA on Saturday and finally got my boat in, got a ski run in.
    Was and still am sore as hell. Felt great to be out on the lake though.
  • Than_BoganThan_Bogan Posts: 6,278 Mega Baller
    @adamhcaldwell apparently did!
    Nathaniel Bogan -- GUT Padawan
  • paul413skipaul413ski Posts: 128 Baller
    First sets on a whisper very encouraging
  • Cooper_TrelawneyCooper_Trelawney Posts: 66 Baller
    @lhoover I took my 7 yr old to the Lakes of Katy too for the Nautique Swerve event. We drove in from New Braunfels on Saturday. My kid had an absolute blast and Whitney was so kind and patient with her. I hadn't been in a new Nautique before then. Interesting boat, it needs to grow on me. Overall it was an awesome time at a great ski community. Big thanks to the Kelm family for hosting and to Whitney for her enthusiasm and coaching! It was a great weekend for us!
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