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SKIING IS THE BESTEST

Not to get all meta on y’all, but this was easily the most concise, yet open-ended assignment letter an editor has ever sent me.

In a recent email, Powder Editor John Clary Davies asked me: Why is skiing important? And why do we ski?

Holy cow, that’s beautiful. Spare as Hemingway, philosophical as Kant. So: Skiing is important because it’s in the Olympics, which means America gives a shit about it every four years.

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