A pole to forget
XC skiing with the family.We went skiing at Huron Meadows on Saturday with most of the family. (Me, Vincent, Mama, Papa) I was skate skiing and my parents and Vincent were classic skiing. As I headed off on a trail I was skiing easy just getting warmed up. About 10 minutes into my ski I started to two pole and all of a sudden my right pole started to have a good amount of flex. I was thinking to myself wow I must have gotten strong since my last ski, seconds later the pole just goes out from under me. I had snapped the pole the bottom 7 inches hanging on by threads of carbon. I went back to the car and my dad was there and he was kind enough to lend me his poles to use for the time being. I skied for about 1 hour and 45 minutes, working on technique and learning to go fast. I may be racing 15k next weekend with Lucas Wall but we will see. I am not quite sure I'm ready for that distance yet. I am really getting into this sport of skiing it makes you work so hard even when your going easy... I like that. After skiing The family headed off toward Kalamazoo so that I could go riding with Rudy and also so he and I could go pick up our TT Bikes which Priority Health has Kindly provided. I will keep ya updated with Pictures soon.