Note: this post goes with my post on the 18th which was the quote.
Third and final day of snowboarding in vermont. the day started out with cluds in the sky, i should have taken that as a bad sign. our second run of the day, we go down the snow park. i figure since its the last day, im going to go all out in the park. i start off my run hitting the flat tree ‘rail’ then attempted the kinked flat to down tree rail (which was between trees). i continued onto the hip jump, attempted a 180 but feel. then hit another regular jump and just did a normal jump on that. 50-50 the sameconcrete ledge. then i did my first jib (a jib is when you go off a jump and tap your board on some sort of object, ex. barrel, in my case tree stump). next i do this shor rail that stuck out from the ground, then the sloped just dropped. so i hit the rail then land it wrong and my LEFT knee pops out. i had to sit to the side for like 30mins. i kept riding and my left knee was fine. we take a break ro get some food. then we go back out and we find a snowpark suitable for our skills. im clearing the whole table tops, pulling frontside and backside 180’s, and tailslides. i was just on an adrenaline high. but this one run, just ruined me. the very first just i go faster than i have before, i end up overshooting the landing and falling on my RIGHT knee and it pops. this pop was worse. i could barely stand on it, i somehow made it down the rest of the park. that was pretty much the end of my last day snowboarding.
so today was our second day snowboarding in vermont. i woke up sore from the first day. we spent a good part of today in the snowpark. we also dropped into the superpipe (halfpipe made out of snow, the walls were 22ft high). the park is the nicest park i’ve eer been to. they had rails that were literally made out of trees. i hit several rails in the park. i hit a flat tree rail bout 20ft long, small rainbow rail, and a 20ft flat ledge. im pretty content on how i rode in the park today, i just need to get more confident in order to progress. the superpipe was effin crazy. from the bottom of the hill, it didnt look that high, but then the first time we dropped into the pipe, i was like oh shit these walls are huge. my first time down a fell like 2-3 times. the second time i went down i fell once. it kinda sucked because there was alot of slush and soft snow in the flat bottom.
It is 6:49am in vermont and is currently 24 degrees. Its cold in our hotel room, but i like it. Its suppposed to go from 24 to about mid 40’s around noon. Im debating on how many layers to wear since its so col right now, but its gonna get pretty warm later. I could always wear more now then remove layers if necessary. I ope my knee(s) dont crap out on me during this trip, cause that would totally be a FML. Im happy about this free wi-fi in the rooms, i would have died without the internet. ok better start getting ready for our first day riding up here, our 7am alarms are about to go off haha.
im going to vermont for spring break this year. im soo excited, you guys have no idea. i spent last night and today waxing and edging my board just for this trip. the resort we are going to is called killington. this mountain will be the biggest mountain i’ve visited on the east coast (hoping to ride out west someday). im going with kc anthony and domo, should be good times shredding down all the slopes.
So basically my mom said that I could get a new pair of shoes but I have no idea what kind of shoes to get. I just want high tops, preferably Nikes or Jordans, unless there are fresh shoes in a different brand. So if you guys got any ideas of really nice high top shoes, reblog.
The days are getting shorter, I mean business
I’m on the run like acids/bases through litmus
What is this? One life full of wishlists
That never get fulfilled anyways, I insist
You rid of the desires that clog your peace of mind
It only deprives you so you want a piece of mine
Attachments; the cause of all sufferin’
Troubling your heart at the cost of thoughts mufflin’
Can’t let it go, then you know the Lord’s hustlin’
To bring it to an end, tug of war, but no muscle in-
-You could ever hold or withstand against power that’s so divine
Try, and a hole you will end up in
Many attempt and try to pose innocent
But I know that there is no such incidence
Where one is straight as a ruler, that’s an oxymoron
Rulers actually try to control ya
You’re the tool, not them, and you’re numbered, not them
You’re labeled, no different than a prisoner, here ya go
Social norms as handcuffs, class rooms as prison cells
Media as them pills they pop in ya cuz you ain’t well
Or so they say, you bust your ass till you’re old and gray
Then you retire, does that mean that you receive when you’re tired?
You get to enjoy recreation when you are tired?
You get your retribution when you’re tired & they call that retirement
That’s the system you accept, can’t deny it (10/06)
so i injured my knee this past weekend at the basketball tournament, its still bothering me. im just sucking it up and trying to “walk it off”. i can be very stubborn and hard headed when it comes to injuries, i dunno why im like that. its probly not good that im stubborn, especially when it comes to something like my personal health/saftey/well-being. im also kind of pissed that my knee is injured, i can’t do the things i want to do like snowboard. i can not fully bend my knee without it hurting. it doesnt feel right when i walk. im hoping pain killers and m knee brace will help it get better.
im sure alot of you will disagree with me on this one but oh well, deal with it, i like cold weather. i can take cold weather, but the wind is where i drw the line. i love snow. not just cause i snowboard, i like how it smells when it snows, crisp and cold. i like the crunchy sound it makes when you walk in it, i like the white clean look when everything in sight is covered in snow. i even like sleeping in he cold. i like jumping into a cold bed and falling asleep as my blankets warm me up. another reason why i like the cold even in march, is because the cold weather allows the ski resorts to make more snow so that the ski/snowboard season will last longer =]. bottom line, i love the winter.
ps. i can’t wait for spring break cause im going up to vermont to go snowboarding!!