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A thought crossed my mind while watching, could I train to be an Olympic class athlete in four years if money weren't an issue? Why would or should money be an issue...well I need someway to support my family as things stand now, but let's pretend for a moment I'm single.
If for the next four years I could focus all my attention on just one thing could I become an elite athlete? Let's also set aside the ice sports and focus on the snow sports. I just think it would be an interesting experiment. This is not a intended to be a comment on the abilities of the current or up and coming athletes.
I did grow up skiing some, but not like I was raised in Colorado, so I'd be starting with minimal established skills. Also, I'm not a spring chicken at 50, which I just learned over the weekend affords me "Senior Citizen" discounts at movies and the grocery store, another thing to test. My thought is first gravity is a huge part of downhill that is a great equalizer, and much different than just about all the other sports that seem to require fighting gravity (weight lifting, gymnastics, soccer (can't believe I had to spell check that word), all the track and field sports). Next it is a fear thing to over come. Something I do know about aging men, is the
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It is now 12:47pm and no call. As Gomer Pile used to say, "Surprise, Surprise, Surprise."