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When setting athletic performance goals, you should begin with your personal definition of success. The motivation to ski is different for everyone, it could be to heal outcome in mind and retroactively build a bridge to your goal. To do this you must define your or prevent injury, gain skills, strength, or money. Once you define your motivation, you should then attach an emotion to your goal. For instance, “I feel grateful when I improve a clients life.” Define the emotion in the present tense, bring your future outcome into the now. There are several ways to make sure your goals come to fruition.
Finding the right gift for the skier in your life can be as easy as choosing something that they will love - but wouldn't get for themselves. Whether it's a beautiful jacket to replace a worn favorite or a clever new gadget to make every ski outing more fun, we have the top gifts for skiers in 2023 this year.
The Skiing season is finally here, and of course, everyone is in the mood for some action-packed activities. If you don't feel like going out or just coming back from a long day on the slopes, then why not watch one of the awesome ski movies made throughout the years? We've put together a list of our top five best ski movies that you should check out.
Have you ever pulled into a campground in Iowa, just passed Omaha on your way to ride Trollhaugen, WI? Has a friendly campground host named Dave let you in for free and talked to you about the snow that falls back home on Rabbit Ears Pass? Did it matter that it was already dark or did he help point you to his favorite campground right on the boardwalk of the pond, with its own restroom?
Are you doing some research on what to give an outdoor enthusiast? Or, wondering what the skier in your life “who already has everything” needs? Look no further than Boone Mountain Sports, your one-stop shop for everything you or your loved one need to get outside this winter. Don’t hesitate to reach out or stop by the store to talk with a BMS professional with any questions you may have.
Are you ready for the slopes? We are! Starting a new ski season is exciting. If you're eagerly watching the weather forecast to see when the good powder is going to show up, then now's the time to make sure you have everything you need to hit the slopes as soon as they open.
In the early season (December and early January), ski runs in the Rockies are likely to be covered with firm snow without a lot of moisture content. For this type of snow, Boone recommends skis with waist widths below 85mm, ideally in the range of 68-88mm. Narrow skis don’t get as much marketing hype as all-mountain and powder skis, because skiers want to believe they’ll need something fatter for those epic Rocky Mountain days that are surely just around the corner. “The reality is, I probably ski a 78mm ski about 70 percent of the time,” says Boone.
Do you get spring fever? That’s normal. Snow-oriented individuals typically receive this diagnosis in the Fall. You may hear these questions frequently leading up to the season:
Spring is the skiers time to perfect their slush turns on the way to the c lot for a beer and burger or hit the beach for a tan while watching the Jerrys attempt a pond skim. Here is our list of spring essentials to keep your season strong until the very end.
As an homage to all things great this season, we are offering 20% off all 2021-2022 skis, hard goods and soft goods so come on in to get them in time for the last dumps of the year. Check out some of our personal favorite and best selling sale items before they are gone!
For the most part, skis are built with many of the same materials, it’s the process in which those materials are layered, glued, interlaced, pressed, and tested that differentiates companies.
Crud-bustin-chowdah-munchin-haus of a ski. Look no further if you are in search of a big mountain stick. This ski can make dreams come to reality if you’re really good at turning left and right.
The ski that makes you a better skier, just because you bought it. They're like no-other ski in the industry, powerful, stable, intuitive and most importantly, fun!