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First turns of the winter season

Yeeehaa, skiing is so much fun!

Yesterday I did my first turns of the season. Like most of you already know, it
has already been snowing down in the Alps. The glacier in Kaprun has been open for
about a week and this coming weekend more snow is about to arrive. They are
expecting about 60 cm of fresh snow. You can almost smell it in the air.

The winter is waiting for us around the corner. Finally.

But about skiing and doing your first turns of the season, it´s like you think you
have forgotten how to ski, even though you still remember. You are just a bit unsure
of your own muscle memory. You are longing for it, especially now in the autumn
when skiing and the winter planning is the main topic among friends and family.

Before you have done that first turn of the season you are a bit unsure, right?
Thinking “will I remember how?” You are standing up on a top, mechanically
tightening your ski boots and grabbing you poles. Doing like you have always done
it, thinking the same pre-season-thought ”maybe I was born to be a fisher man,
because I do not think I know how to do this?”.

And like every year, you remember the word ”Woohoo” and the big smile. Never say
never and if you like fishing it does not mean you cannot ski…

We want lots of sugar on the peaks this year.

ps. Kaprun is a cool place! 🙂