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#130148 - 03/04/10 11:01 PM YIKES! 30 years ago...
300winmag Offline
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Watching the Winter Olympics reminded me I was a Nordic patroller at the '80 Lake Placid Winter Olympics THIRTY years ago.

Sheesh! Must be gettin' up in years. (Naaaaa!)

Eric

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#130155 - 03/04/10 11:32 PM Re: YIKES! 30 years ago... [Re: 300winmag]
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Wow Eric, that is cool. I remember where I was and what I was doing during the "miracle on ice".
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#130187 - 03/05/10 08:03 AM Re: YIKES! 30 years ago... [Re: 300winmag]
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Just remember: getting older still beats the alternative.

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#130206 - 03/05/10 12:41 PM Re: YIKES! 30 years ago... [Re: Glenn]
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wow
back then figure skaters skated figures. Go figure... goodjob
Jim
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#130239 - 03/05/10 08:00 PM Re: YIKES! 30 years ago... [Re: Jimshaw]
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Yeah, and leisure suits were in style. I'll bet even YOU had one. My son has the only known remaining picture of me wearing one - and he can't use it because he's in it, at the age of 2, wearing a matching one!

YIKES! is right.

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#130326 - 03/07/10 11:51 PM Re: YIKES! 30 years ago... [Re: 300winmag]
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Loc: Colorado
35 years ago I was standing here on a solo trip to the Wind's



5 years earlier, 40 yrs ago, I was here




8 yrs ago I was onsighting this 5.12b



Age is a state of mind.
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#130341 - 03/08/10 02:25 PM Re: YIKES! 30 years ago... [Re: Swimswithtrout]
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#130647 - 03/13/10 03:12 PM Re: YIKES! 30 years ago... [Re: Swimswithtrout]
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Trout,

Great shots. You look like you're in great shape. I was looking good until last June, when my shoulder could no longer handle lifting and chin ups.

Yer keerect, age is (mostly) a state of mind. I just got my shoulder operated on for reattaching my rotator cuff, 3 muscles and grinding down a 1/2" long, 1/8" high bone spur. I call it my 100,000 mile tune up. (I'm 66.)

So I had to lay off ski patrolling for the rest of the year. But I do have my second Grand Canyon backpacking trip coming up April 17th. OH YEAH!

Eric
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