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Europe at odds over plan to ban Christmas ski holidays amid pandemic
"They're suspending access to ski slopes in an effort to slow the spread of the Corona virus, World Health Organization's executive director Dr Michael Ryan, saying today the risk of catching covert 19. While skiing is likely minimal, however, the activities around skiing or problem Not that they went skiing or they're going skiing. That's not the issue. The issue is any activity. The that involves large numbers of people moving into a concentrated space and then using public another transport to get there and back. Needs to be managed carefully. There was one good a bid. New
16-Year-Old Fatally Shot In Chicago's South Loop
"A 16 year old boy is dead after being shot in the South Loop parking garage early today, Chicago police say two males in ski masks got out of the vehicle fired shots in a parked car on the first floor of the garage and the 800 block of South Wabash. The boy had twice in the face, and he sat in the passenger seat and died after digging into a hospital. His name has not been released.
Chicago Forecast: Sunny Skies, Warmer Temperatures Expected Saturday
"A check of the forecast from the WGN Chicago Weather Center. Here's meteorologist Dimitrius Ivory. We're expecting mostly sunny skies for this Saturday, a little bit warmer than normal. The high temperature around 50. Sunday 48 more sunshine. But Klaus increase during the evening and a chance for snow, mainly Chicago and all points south and East Sunday night into Monday as a low pressure system of powerful storm tracks to our East. Expect snow and windy conditions on Monday. The high temperature 35 Tuesday Sunshine returns for up to 37 from WGN meteorologist Dimitrius Ivory. Clear skies this morning across the area Temperatures in the high twenties, the low thirties or hair, it's 29 degrees 30 at Midway, 27 in Aurora, 26. Lansing, 25 Juliet. And then 26 in Waukegan and 27, a two page airport downtown along Chicago's lakefront just a bit warmer. It's 32 degrees. I'm don Cleaven on Chicago's very own 7, 20, WGN and
A Chilling Question Divides Europe: Open Ski Slopes or Keep Them Closed?
"Union countries are at odds over whether it is safe to open ski resorts for the winter holiday season, Teri Schultz reports with each government and making its own rules. It raises questions both for health authorities and for vacationers When the coronavirus first turned up in Europe to major hot spots were ski resorts in Italy and Austria. German Chancellor Angela Merkel is asking countries to keep the resorts closed this season. Italian Prime Minister Decepticon to urged his citizens not to go skiing. The European Commission doesn't have the authority to tell countries what to do. But as commission spokesman Stephane Daycare, Smucker explains here through an interpreter, it hopes they'll cooperate. We're asking the member states to coordinate their efforts properly taking into consideration the existing state of science and the guidelines that have been drawn up. Austria, however, says it would mean a loss of More than $2 Billion to shut down. Non EU member Switzerland reportedly plans to keep its slopes open for
A Chilling Question Divides Europe: Open Ski Slopes or Keep Them Closed?
"Countries are odds over whether it is safe to open ski resorts for the winter holiday season. Teri Schultz reports with each government making its own rules. It raises questions both for health authorities and for vacationers When the coronavirus first turned up in Europe to major hot spots were ski resorts in Italy and Austria. German Chancellor Angela Merkel is asking countries to keep the resorts closed this season. Italian Prime Minister Decepticon to urged his citizens not to go skiing. The European Commission doesn't have the authority to tell countries what to do. But as commission spokesman Stephane Daycare, Smucker explains here through an interpreter, it hopes they'll cooperate. We're asking the member states to coordinate their efforts properly taking into consideration the existing state of science and the guidelines that have been drawn up. Austria, however, says it would mean a loss of More than $2 Billion to shut down. Non EU member Switzerland reportedly plans to keep its slopes open for
Black Friday 2020 looks bleak at stores, malls, as shoppers stick to couch surfing during the pandemic
"Black Friday during a pandemic and retailers have tried out some new strategies to try and lure shoppers to their website instead of their brick and mortar stores. But still, some shoppers would still not be deterred. More from ABC is Aaron Critter ski No Mad Rush. Instead, shoppers slowly enter the stores and malls. This black Friday is definitely different. Like I've been doing black Friday shopping for, like the past, like 78 years, and this is this'd very different, You know, I'm usually out all night, you know, going forward by store any retailers closed on Thanksgiving move deals online and improved curbside pickup to accommodate customers wary of shopping during a pandemic. Any stores also limited capacity and tried to eliminate lines with Mobil credit card machines so shoppers can check out anywhere in the store. Aaron Carter Ski, ABC News, New York, New Covert
Black Friday 2020 looks bleak at stores, malls, as shoppers stick to couch surfing during the pandemic
"This year certainly looks a lot different during the pandemic. Retailers have tried out some new strategies to try and lure shoppers to their websites instead of their brick and mortar stores, But still, some shoppers are not deterred this year. More details from ABC s Aaron Critter ski No Mad Rush. Instead, shoppers slowly enter the stores and malls. This black Friday is definitely different. Like I've been doing black Friday shopping for, like the past, like 78 years, and this is this'll very different. You know, I'm usually out all night, you know, going forward by store any retailers closed on Thanksgiving move deals online and improved curbside pickup to accommodate customers wary of shopping during a pandemic. Any stores also limited capacity and tried to eliminate lines with Mobil credit card machines so shoppers can check out anywhere in the store. Aaron Carter SKI ABC NEWS NEW YORK
Germany hits grim milestone and asks Alpine countries to close ski resorts amid pandemic
"Has had another grim milestone in the cove it pandemic taking above a million confirmed cases. The country's disease control center says that Germany's 16 states reported nearly 23,000 cases overnight for a total since the start of the outbreak of over a million cases. Despite the high number of infections, Germany has seen fewer desk than many other European countries, with nearly 16,000 compared with more than 50,000 in Britain, Italy and France. For example, a rapid response to the initial outbreak. Massive testing and a robust hospital system have been credited with helping keep the fatalities down. I'm serious, Shockley Ski resorts in Germany. Likely to stay closed because of the pandemic is well the German chancellor Angela Merkel, urging other countries in the Alpine region to do the same. Last month, our country issued travel warnings for ski regions in Austria, Italy and Switzerland. The chancellor told parliament. Austria may resist those efforts, but they will still shut things down. Austria is currently under a national lockdown, which is set to be lifted December 7th.
Supreme Court blocks strict COVID-19 restrictions on some New York houses of worship
"Virus cases surge across the nation. The U. S Supreme Court has signaled a major shift in its approach to pandemic restrictions, siding with individual and religious freedoms over public health, and it involved a legal battle in New York. Sharply divided court has temporarily blocked the state from reimposing capacity limits for houses of worship in covert hot spots. Correspondent Aaron Carter Ski reports. The Brooklyn diocese said its churches have not been the cause of any outbreaks and successfully argued capping attendance at 10 worshippers in neighborhoods with high infection rates violated the First Amendment. The bishop of Brooklyn, said he escalated the legal fight to the Supreme Court because, as he put it, what could be more essential than safely gathering and prayer in a time of pandemic. The court previously deferred to local leaders on Corona virus. These restrictions, but this time, the 5 to 4 conservative Majority said. Even in a pandemic, the constitution cannot be put away and for gotten All the Diocese of Brooklyn shears the decision, Governor Cuomo is downplaying to relevant from any practical impact. Because the zone That they were talking about has already been moved. It expired last week. So I think this was really just an opportunity for the court to express It's Philosophy and politics, and he has that the decision isn't final because the case is still under appeal. Similar challenges of pandemic capacity limits on houses of worship were narrowly rejected by the court over the summer. But that was before the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who's since been replaced by Amy Cockney, Barrett.
Germany extends partial shutdown to curb virus spread
"Sick in an agreement with eu countries to keep ski resorts closed until early january. An attempt to curb the spread of coronavirus chancellor. Angela merkel said it wouldn't be easy but they will try after speaking to germany's regional leaders on tuesday. The news comes as a country extended its partial lockdown until twentieth december. Some of the early european current virus hot spots where ski resorts helping spread infections across the
Chicago Weather: Dense Fog Possible In The Morning
"Meyer. Good morning. We start out this morning with a cloudy sky and areas of patchy fog early on ladder moisture in the atmosphere. We will see temperatures rise from the mid forties this morning to only the upper forties. This afternoon. Cloudy skies North northeast winds and rain will kind of keep us from climbing a whole lot higher than that. Scattered showers expected at times steady rain, especially late morning. Early day, We'll keep some scattered shower chances in through tonight Dry tomorrow for Thanksgiving, with clouds in the morning and sun in the afternoon, both today and tomorrow highs in the
Interview With Matthew McConaughey
"Hanging out there. I'm a lifelong new yorker Hanging out in crested butte colorado. Right now and On monday night there was barely any moon in this guy. Nine thousand feet so there's no clouds and there's a meteor shower and it was on the news so i went outside so midnight. I'm standing out in the middle of nowhere. Like ink black skies that stores are just dripping into the ground and they're shooting stars kenley going across and i've got you in my right ear half reaching half telling stories and just thinking to myself. This is an interesting moment. My go-to places always been nature. It's where i stone and it seems like for you. There's somethin' can magical about the combination of nature in solitude. Also yeah. I like that term issues. It's where i touch stone. You said i like that. I'll steal that but a footnote you Yeah for me on just on always can measure. I'm sam in la. I'm in new york. And i'm working. I'm hammered thanks On the day to day gallaudet responsibilities. I'm good at doing that. But all of a sudden when i find is go i'll get ahead of time meaning arab six o'clock yet it's four. Twenty two off cheeks will slow down. So if i go click off check out to have my time in nature or be outside. Get back with the rhythm. That's my vertically stacked responsibilities income comeback guys it was fuel embassy to about three fifteen and i look at the mark o'clock. Don't wear a watch the phone as three seven t there we go okay like a minute or two behind actually my favorite spot just a hair like that like that like a great drummer Like the like. The drummer was on that That that was a these things drivers just on the back side of of the to not not on the front side of the wave just on the back side of the way and then i find that things. All that vertically stacked responsibilities that i'm feeling like accomplishes accomplished knock this down. And i you know start to run on reserve that lays down and becomes lateral in front of me and i can see it all sudden instead of the proverbial weight on the shoulders of that large stack. There's no late on the show because now it's loud in front of me. I can see wanted time. Gotta hop from lily badly. Get just as much or more with a lot less stress after and that's what nature gives me that clock. I think for me yes. No i love that man that really resonates also been thinking. Interestingly we're in this moment in time where the rate of not just speed but acceleration of everything boom boom boom boom boom. It feels like the way that most people are trying to quote keep up with that keep their head above water. Hold on for dear. Life is to accommodate by trying to develop the skill of moving faster right. And it's interesting because for me. What i've been really thinking about lately and kinda see is similar to what you just described is will maybe the better way to handle. This is actually light to cultivate the practices that allow you to slow down time and discern what really matters rather than trying to take it all in and keep up with everything you will the bandwidth we definitely. We would definitely some universally agreed on governor or sifter or or a drain to sift out a lot of needless frequencies or the did the non-constructive frequencies to make room for clear channel for the stuff that matters. That's dog onshore in may be that by process of elimination by process would make room for the things that that that really do matter. That are successful that you can you know have make a living with as well but also Feed us may make room for that those bandwidths to to be de bruyne lighter and have more of an auto bahn you know in their transference To and from us and when they get us even more of an audubon from art nugget to our heart you know that's another audubon frequency. I mean there's just a much sifted through. I think matters what doesn't end what's that governor for society enforces individuals. His oh this actually matched. And i sometimes think that society has gotten to point now where they actually see most of news frequencies that they all that sorta like. I'm taking it too seriously. Maybe like come on man. You don't need to believe that now. They're kind kinda feel excited behind the rag on lincoln to we know it's all soft porn. We gotta get it. We know it's all tmz. I mean this whole even even gleaning big about that with politics. It's up and go. Is everyone kind of get. Get the g. And is that a good thing that things that we had reverence for courtrooms that were never. We were never allowed in political leadership positions. That were by over there in that place on top of that hill that now we like. Oh that we've been in. There would be
Leanne Dzubinski, Biola University Gender Bias
"Increasing body of research is demonstrating that gender biases are both real and costly to organizations and two women leaders. The problem is that researchers have not been able to determine just how harmful or costly these biases are because it is difficult to comprehensively measure them. The few tools that do exist tend to measure overt gender bias like harassment the respondents own bias or the respondents about gender bias in society. No existing instrument offers a comprehensive perspective of women leaders experiences and perceptions of organizational and individual level gender barriers in the workplace. That is where our research comes in using a sample of of women in higher education faith based community organizations healthcare law. My colleagues die created invalidated the gender bias scale for women leaders. This forty seven items scale measures. How women leaders experience fifteen different aspects of gender bias like male culture unequal standards lack of mentoring workplace harassment and salary inequality with the scale researchers and professionals now have measurement tool that can be used whole parts to assess specific gender barriers in different contexts. Historically one reason that efforts to understand gender bias have been hindered is the limited ability to evaluate the different aspects of bias now are gender bias. Scale accurately reliably measures a full range of gender bias factors which allows organizations to diagnose the amount and types of bias women perceive and experience. We sincerely hope that our scale will allow scholars to understand how gender bias is harmful to the health and wellbeing of women leaders in the organizations and consequently function as a catalyst for profound change. That was leeann. Have ski of University
Michigan certifies Biden victory in another blow to Trump
"Trump's attempts to overturn his election defeat in Michigan by over 154,000 votes, the board of State canvassers voted to certify the results show you have three. I've all the vote a firm Joe Biden's victory in Michigan and awarded him the state 16 electoral votes. Republican Board member Aaron Ben Langeveldt limited today. I think you've got a duty to do that, Michigan's former elections director Christopher Thomas told board members voting No was not really an option. You got winners got losers. We don't have any ties. There was one abstention. The vote captive, dramatic week of events that included reversals by a county elections board and a White House meeting for top Michigan Republicans. Aaron Carter Ski ABC News Before
Retailers get creative to reinvent holiday shopping amid COVID-19 pandemic
"Traveling that Americans are doing but shopping as well. At the end of a challenging year, the National Retail Federation said consumers are eager to lift the spirits of family and friends, and they're expected to spend between 3.5 to 5% Maura on holiday shopping than they did last year. To keep foot traffic in stores. Moderate retailers have moved up holiday promotions. Even so, the National Retail Federation said online sales will probably increase 20 to 30%. NBC's Aaron Khutor ski a new round of
China lashes out at US withdrawal from open skies treaty
"Is criticizing the U. S over its withdrawal from the open skies treaty with Russia. Beijing says the move undermines military trust and transparency. The treaty allowed the U. S and Russia have overflight rights to inspect military facilities. Now, this only leaves one arms control pack still in place between the former Cold War foes. The new start treaty, which limits the number of nuclear warheads that each can have, and that treaty expires in February. Critics, including the Trump administration, complained that while Beijing is urging major countries to reach arms control agreements China is refusing to do so.
Trump slams global climate agreement Biden intends to rejoin
"Donald trump rallied against the paris climate accord on sunday telling world leaders at a virtual summit that the agreement was designed to cripple the us economy. Not save the planet to protect american workers. I withdrew the united states from the unfair and one sided paris. Climate accord a very unfair act for the united states. Trump said video from the white house to the group of twenty summit hosted by saudi arabia. He's comments came during a discussion among the world's largest economies on safeguarding. The earth president-elect. Joe biden who takes office in january has said he will rejoin the global pact that the us helped forge five years ago trump contended. The international accord was not designed to save the environment. It was designed to kill the american economy. It is not clear whether trump has even read the paris. Climate accord trump. Who has worked to undo. Most of president barack obama's efforts to fight climate change said that since withdrawing from the climate agreement the us has reduced carbon emissions more than any nation. That is true but it's not that remarkable with its giant economy. The us has far more roar emissions of climate damaging carbon dioxide to cut than any other country except china a more telling measure of progress in various countries is to look at what percentage of emissions country has cut since two thousand five. The united states hasn't been even in the top ten. In percentage of greenhouse gas emission reductions more than one hundred and eighteen nations have ratified the accord which aims to keep the increase in average temperatures worldwide well below two degrees celsius and ideally no more than one point five degrees compared with pre industrial levels scientists. Say that any rise beyond two degrees celsius could have a devastating impact on large parts of the world raising sea levels stoking tropical storms and worsening droughts and floods. The us formally exited the paris pact on november fourth. On saturday the us formally left the open skies treaty which permits thirty plus nations to conduct unarmed observation. Flights over each other's territory. Those overflights set up decades ago to promote trust and avert conflict during the discussions at the climate session. President xi jinping of china the world's largest emitter said the g twenty should continue to take the lead in tackling climate change and push for the full implementation of the paris accord
US withdraws from open skies treaty
"Treaty that shares air surveillance data. Teri Schultz reports Open Skies treaty signed and ratified by 34 countries other than the U. S allows members to conduct surveillance flights over each other's territory. It's considered an important confidence building measure. US notified the other members six months ago that it believed in Moscow is violating the treaty by blocking fly over access to certain areas and said it would pull out. As a result. Almost a dozen European countries issued a statement at the time expressing their disappointment at the US move. Then candidate Joe Biden also criticized the decision as exacerbating tensions with Russia. New Jersey Senator Bob Menendez, the top Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, says he expects President elected Biden to rejoin the treaty for NPR News. I'm Teri Schultz in Brussels. This is NPR news.
"ski" Discussed on Nobody Listens to Paula Poundstone
"From you as well and maybe that's just who you have to be to be at that level of sport or maybe you develop it as a result of the sport. What do you think? Oh. Man I think the question because I've done my butt kicked. I have no right to be optimistic but. Listening to something the other day where they said, you know optimism is something you can train like a muscle and you need to you because you have to have this belief that it's going to work out otherwise why bother right? At your core if you don't believe that you can get where you're going to go. Then why would you ever try at all and I think I think a lot of athletes do share this like core autism of like, yeah I can do this like it's going to be super hard but I can probably get the task done. Like I can I can manage and even if this at the time is like this small segment of training, you just see it as like there's one seven and time But. Yeah I. Think I'm also you know I've been described as exhausting and annoyingly peppy. So you know 'cause. Jessie immediately needed to take us to the to the great unasked question we heard Paula's. Best of her recollection of her history with your team. What do you remember was the sequence of events in poundstone? Gate So Great Well, we were actually writing van from Davos Switzerland to Italy to race in the World Cup and we're all seeing van and all of a sudden no Hoffman one of my teammates he loves listening to wait wait don't tell me many of them do and he was listening to it as a podcast in the back of the van and all of a sudden he just bursts out laughing and goes you guys. Wait you listen to this. Way to a World Cup every. And so Of course, we all immediately download the episode and listen to it and I admit at first. I. Was kind of annoying because I was like man I don't know what? Talkative Phoenix racing because you know this came in a year we're like I finished second in the World Cup overall but it was pretty funny and I had I had to love the idea of. Well they say that all oppressive good press, right. So at least they're talking about our sport like this happened. We Are we're like we have to make a video to send back to her like this is too funny and so we were all doing strength after the racist because you know we raised. Sunday. And then Sunday after we finished raising our brains Oh we go in the gym afternoon to lift because that's part of our training works and so we're like you know what we're GonNa do this and so we're like, all right. We're going to pick it exercise to like he can buckles on twenty five pounds starts to pull up and like I don't remember what doing some crazies. Out Thinking. We were all doing something we're like now. You're texting. I. Remember the sit-ups with the with the screen holding holding the. smartphone as you went back and forth. It was very funny video I need to I need to ask though. FLASH FORWARD TO THE OLYMPICS. Then how long after you cross that finish line and collapsed got all the hugs and the medal ceremony how long did it take before? Somebody mentioned poundstone. Not Hugh on about a week later we. One of our media agency said Hey. You know I've got wait wait. Don't tell me on the line they want you to come on and specifically on a day when Paul is there and I was like, ooh, do I ever I? Yeah. A chance to say go fuck yourself. And in a positive sunny athletic way. No. I thought it was cool that you became our biggest fan I really loved it. Well you know. I'm I'm happy to have been proven entirely, wrong. So. What is your training program I? Know you don't usually use the smartphone. So was what I was looking at. It was that kind of what you regularly do. Oh Gosh we do a little bit of everything so We obviously ski a lot but in the summer when we can't ski run roller Skis, which are kind of like speedy desktops because they don't have breaks, there's one real to unreal at the back and you have your pulled with carbide tips. I've taken the asphalt. So basically mimic motions of cross country skiing, but on the road So it's a great way of training. It's total full body workout. It's it's quite challenging but also Super Fun out because you're moving fast we do a lot of running faster than when you would on the snow. Right. In some depends on the snow. But in some cases yes which is really fun like I've gotten up to fifty two miles an hour on a downhill on. Have you fall within fifty two miles an hour? Oh, I be here today if I had. All right. So when you can't winter ski, you do these roller ski things and how many members of the team you lose each summer as a result of that. We watched the ability have a knee modeling career or an elbow modeling career. THAT WE'VE LOST NOBODY It's Good we a lot of running. We do weightlifting twice a week we do on spending or biking you can swim like basically anything that you would consider like cardiovascular challenging works as training for a sport. So in that way, we're really fortunate because it's never boring. Why weightlifting that when you say that sometimes.
"ski" Discussed on Nobody Listens to Paula Poundstone
"Thank. You House Band Travis Vance. Paula I remember some years ago and wait wait don't tell me. You made a casual comment that stirred up some dust. Yet okay. I'll have to ask our guest to help me remember what prompted me to say this I think I must have been in a hotel room and seen some qualifying event for the Olympics but. So I I was on wait wait don't tell me and somehow the subject of cross country skiing came up by forgetting why but I said that I had seen this event and I said that the Americans don't have a chance I said, it's all the all the Nordic women are up front because they grew up doing that that's how they used to go get their bread from the store and I said, you know the Americans, you never even see them. They're way behind their back there as the others are coming over the finish line. The Americans are way off somewhere texting one another I think that's what I said. I think. That's what you said exactly now that that didn't go on heard right did it unleashed some fury? So a lot of people were mad at me because I had said that and then. I can't remember and our guest. We'll have to tell me how this came to be but I remember somehow I got sent a very funny video of the United States women's Cross. Country Ski Team Training. Using like workout equipment and stuff, and they were all walking around and doing sit ups and stuff all staring at their flat things all their iphones in their hands as extra. That is indeed. So and and then. Had to well I had I had a large bowl of my words soup soon, thereafter a fresh. Piping hot dish of my own words because they. The US women's Cross Country Ski team kicked ass at the subsequent Olympics and brought home the gold and it was a fantastic finish to that gold medal late race. So what we're GonNa do is, let's listen to the very end the play by play. This is really exciting. They come into the stadium. Trying to get in on the outside Jessie diggins with to fifth-place finishes one six. So close for the US on. So many occasions moving up on the inside. In the second place, all the gas gave giving it everything on the pockets Nelson Leading Jesse dig into the final turn data. Ran Around. The Cross Country, Stadium Infield? Jiang? Sweden. And Goods making the. Swain. and. Now. We have that gold medal winner on the phone with us right now Jessie diggins was named United States ski team in two thousand twelve. And Twenty, eighteen she and teammate kickin Randall won the united. States I ever cross country skiing gold medal at the Winter Olympics. She was chosen as the flag bearer for America and the closing ceremony plays welcome Jessie diggins. Yes. On one, I gotta just put down my phone I was saying a quick peck. Jesse. Let's talk about the event that you won. You won the the sprints right? It's to two skiers around the track. Yeah, that team sprint. So with my longtime mate and very good friend can randall. She would like one and I was led to the anchor leg on and it was a team sprint. So it's two skiers around a one point, six kilometer track and eat skier completes three laps for total of six laps per team and you're taking off to each other in between every run. So you know race your heart out about two and a half minutes, and then you only have two and a half minutes while partner is racing laps to recover. So it's kind of like Who can long distance sprint? The best it'd be like if you had to run a hundred meters and then wait and do it again and then wait and do it again. Oh my gosh. Now you know Jesse forgive me but I'm not sure I really understand cross country skiing when I was a kid leading on a hill and the ride down the hill was exhilarating but pulling the sled back up the hill cert and. Cross country skiing looks like it's all pulling the sled back up the hill. Can't be that can't be it or you guys wouldn't still be doing it. So my question to you is, what am I missing? That's fair. That's a very fair question on. So imagine you're sledding, but you might have a difference lead than someone else and you're not sure if your sled is faster than their sled. And someone else You have a team of people that have you know put special stuff on the bottom of your sled Tanega factor. So right off the bat, there's a competitive element to it second. You are you do to race down the hill with their sleds as well as run up to hell with your sleds? Thirdly imagine you're allowed to crash into other people not on purpose might happen. There's an element of the easier. In there because some country skiing unlike track and field swimming, there is no lanes. I mean people are running in front of one another path each other sometime you get blocked from passing someone. So in any sort of master event, it's like. Go karts sledding on on Radi fast lead where you also run up the hill That's the best analogy I can give. You asked making making all the sense in the world to me now. So Jesse, when did when did you start? How did you I? Mean I never even heard of cross country skiing until probably in highschool so when did you start? I started really young because my parents loved cross country skiing and they really just loved everything outside. We would always be canoeing and camping and hiking in the summer, and in the winter, we might go ice skating on the lake, but we would also go cross country skiing. 'cause a really cool way to see a lot of nature because you're moving so much faster than if you're snowshoeing we would go out and family and rejoined the Minnesota you ski league but what's really going to kill you here is that what really attracted me to sport was? The sledding that I would do afterwards though. Yeah I wasn't I wasn't in it for the cross country skiing at first. I was in it for the hot chocolate and sledding parties but slowly kind of its not up on me. And what do you think it was about it that snuck up on you as what you were talking about before this competitive feeling which you don't have with.
"ski" Discussed on The Naked Scientists
"Microbiome is a collection of bacteria that exists in on you. It's an ecosystem in its own right and issues with the person's microbiome have been linked to a litany of diseases. So it's important if we count put the best foot forward so what happens to the microbiome? During Caesarean section. We reached out to Peter Brocklehurst from the University of Birmingham for an answer. It depends on whether the water around the baby are intact or Blokhin at the time of this Zarian section. This is Aaron sexually done after the water on the baby at Brechin whether this label before Labor starts than bacteria from the mothers of China can reach the baby and be present in the baby's got at the time of this Zarian section. We believe that the longer the water burkin the more likely the varieties of bacteria and these babies will resemble those of the baby boom for jointly when the mothers water breaks. The fluid filled sac in the womb called the amniotic sac. Ruptures usually happens at the start of labor but not always with this section babies born by Caesarean section with the waters intact which is more than half of all bit spices and pick up activity from the environment. This can include the mother. Skin midwives hands any instruments used after the birth such as oxygen masks if the baby needs help breathing and other hospital services that the baby or anyone handling the baby may come into contact with our research shows that babies born by Caesarean section with intact waters were much more likely to have bacteria in their gut which are found in hospitals and some of these potentially harmful bacteria was this into antibiotics sometimes a Cesarean section is a medical necessity but there are many reasons. A mother may choose to have won both medical and personal but giving are continually growing understanding of the importance of the microbiome. It's worth understanding what happens at all stages of life. We didn't know what this means. For Babies. In the long term once babies start feeding and being exposed to all sorts of other bacteria as they get older the types of bacteria babies having changes and becomes more similar but even up to six months. We still found more. Potentially harmful antibiotic resistant bacteria in the guts of babies born by Cesarean section. Thank you Peter for doing the Labor in bringing us that answer next week. We're looking into this question which has been getting on Matt's nerves do all humans have the same number of nerve endings on the skin. And if so to those of us who are the total fat have the same sensitivity of a given area of skin reduced. Well there's one to scratch your head about and probably stimulates nerve cells into the Balkan if you think no the answer one drop us a line. It's Chris at the naked scientists dot com. You can also tweet at naked scientists. We've got out forum naked. Scientists DOT COM forward slash forum. And if you have a question you'd like to submit to us for consideration in question of the week naked.
"ski" Discussed on The Naked Scientists
"One of many people who've been doing whatever it is that they can to help out and now it's time for the mailbox the part of the show where we read out your correspondents and listener in sent us. This corona virus question does extreme temperature incapacities. This cooking walk. What about a fridge? Say if I were to put it on a cold setting for three days. High temperatures will definitely deactivate corona virus particles and to be on the safe side. That means more than about sixty degrees centigrade. Whether that's in the oven in the dishwasher or when you put fabrics into the washing machine the fridge and extremely low temperatures all a quite different story we routinely store viruses in very cold temperatures to preserve them for the long term for study and research and so on and while. It's certainly true that freezing and foreign rephrasing viruses will deactivate some particles many will remain intact and fully infectious in the fridge. Many of the conditions which lead to the natural deactivation of virus particles are not present. It's cool. There's no bright sunlight and this means the particles remain intact and therefore fully infectious for longer so high temperatures will deactivate viruses. Low temperatures won't necessarily deactivate viruses me. If you have any questions about corona viruses. Do send them into Chris at the naked scientists dot com. And we'll be happy to take a look. We've also made a special section of our forum which you can get two at naked scientists dot com slash coveted questions. And there's a whole section devoted to debate and discussion and answering questions around Corona viruses. We've also made a very special section of Al Site where all of the different content podcasts articles interviews and the answers to questions this one only one place easy to find naked scientists dot com forward slash Cova. Plus you can follow us on social media at naked scientists. Leave us a review. Wherever you get your podcasts and for half an hour about the mutations that this virus is going through checkout our most recent episode.
"ski" Discussed on The Current
"Matt Galloway. This is podcast from the March fourth edition of the current this winter. For a lot of people whether you're a skier or snowboarder there's nothing quite like it. The wind on your face the sun bouncing off the snow every winter Canadians chase that thrill flying down a hill with nothing but fiberglass strapped to their feet for this mom at a resort Ontario. Skiing is much more than an excuse to get the kids out of the house. It can be a lifelong sport. I think a a real piece of our heritage you just a commodity that you got. You don't even know people that you sit with on the chairlift but I don't know you. Just you got this common thing. And the gorgeous sky you know the ability to just be with nature. My youngest son had four and if everything goes well he could ski well into his seventies eighties and you can take anywhere giving them the opportunity to do. This now is so fortunate. So how long will that? Fortune last warmer temperatures mean even less snow and already this year a handful of ski and Snowboard World Cup events have been canceled in Europe. Daniel Scott is director of the University of Waterloo's master of Climate Change Programme any recently published a study looking at the impact that climate change could have on Canada's ski industry. Daniel Good Morning Good Morning. Thanks for having me. Thanks for joining us. Tell me about the study and what you found when it comes to the future of skiing. Yeah we've been looking at what climate change means for the Ski Industry Ski Tour Winter Tourism for almost two decades since or the latest studies where we actually looked at all across eastern North America so Ontario Quebec and New England or northeast region markets to see how they compared how competitor would change Which types of ski areas we might lose to climate change How resilient though will they'll be and importantly How different the future for Ski Tourism in the Ski Industry might be based on our climate choices over the next decade. I WanNa talk about what that's going to look like. How did you go about predicting the future? Though and predicting what kind of snow there would be on the hills in the years yeah. That's a great question so twenty years ago when I started doing this I started in the Ontario market and what I was hearing from the ski industry themselves as they said. Look we're seeing stuff in the press and it's not representing our operating realities. They're not the people who are doing. This modeling are just modelling naturals. No pack they're not putting our snow making into it and it's misrepresenting risk and you know I took that to heart so we came up with a new model that has the natural snow packing it. but also builds in their ability to make snow under certain conditions Into amounts that they can do with their current some snow making systems. And so we've then utilize that same model again in in Quebec in in the United States across the United States in Austria China Norway and other places other countries have used it as well. Take a look at the number of ski days if you look at Ontario and Quebec What could change in years ahead? When it comes to the days that people can actually ski. Yes so in our current model The the sort of current average season length and this is across all the scary is in both provinces. Quebec is about one hundred and thirty seven Days Ontario. About one hundred seventeen and if we as a as a globe if we achieve the parents claiming agreement and the ambitions that we have and they're the seasons would drop down to about one hundred and twenty one days or minus twelve percent back in about one hundred and two day average Which is also minus twelve percent in Ontario. If we don't achieve that and we sort of continue along the trajectory that we have now in terms of emissions those season losses would go up to about fifteen to twenty one percent and this is at mid century so if we look later in the century those emission those losses in the ski season go up. How bad could I WANNA get to the finances? But how bad could it get if you take a look at? I mean those are under the Paris climate targets which to your point we may or may not achieve in this great struggle to try and figure out how this country would get their it if it gets as bad as some people are predicting. What would that mean for skiing? Yeah if you look long term You know in the late. Sorta decades of the century in Ontario market and if we continue the mission director. There were on now. You could lose up to six fifty to sixty percent of the ski season so for some of those gear is that's just not financially viable so what would be we would be left with is sort of shell of the current regional market on. -Tario Quebec would do better They have a colder climate. They have a bit more allegation. They're further away from the Great Lakes so in Quebec you know. Even under that higher emission snare their losses are usually less than twenty five percent. Um and they have a longer season to begin with so But good chunks of the market would be lost. And that's that's something to your previous interviews point you know there's there's there's you know millions or billions of dollars in revenue and business. There's thousands of jobs but there's that cultural component as well. It's a lifestyle for many people even under the modest targets. That people are trying to achieve. What would that mean financially for those those resorts for and the town? I grew up in a ski town in Southwestern Ontario. The town is essentially built around the ski industry. What would it mean for those industries and for the economies that are based around that if you have ten or fifteen percent drop in the available ski days? Yeah it's partly the timing but you know that's a great point because I think it was about seven years ago when when Blue Mountain is one of the Ontario Bigger Ontario Skier is couldn't get open Their their layoffs were in the fifteen hundred sixteen hundred temporary. But but that gives you an order of scale right. So it's like shutting down a manufacturing plant or something in those towns. Many politicians overlooked the importance of tourism in our economy and to your point many many communities. That's that's a huge employer both summer and winter. So if if there's a big drop in people coming or a big gap in terms of operating ski areas There's real losses there and and we've sort of looked at a couple of different indicators of what a financially viable ski area would be so you have to get open for Christmas New Year break because that can be about twenty five percent of the revenues for some places And then you have to have a season length of many live told us well if we can get to a hundred days we can recoup our our operating costs and stay in business and in Ontario. Even even in the fifties You know you go from about ninety. Four percent of the scary is that can do that now. Down to about twenty percents or even less so we know even if we achieve the peirce climate agreements and the emission reductions related to that there will still be some losses in these eastern North American Ski Ski markets. We heard a little bit of the sound of skiing at the Brimicombe Ski Resorts in Oshawa Ontario. Mark Rather for just the general manager. There have listened to what he's got to say years ago we used to all our water from a creek that went across the bottom. It's a tributary of the again. Rosca river and In nineteen ninety seven we. We built our first off line Reservoir and we expanded on it three times. So all of our water is held. In an offline reservoir we put Just over forty million gallons of water this year to get open You know we used to average around twenty six million gallons but in the last couple years of milder. The temperature is the less conversion you get from the water. In the more mild temperatures and rain we have the more snow we lose. So we have to regain remake that we make all of our snow now between minus three and minus ten years ago. All the equipment was aimed to make snow at minus fifteen minus twenty to maximize those cold temperatures. And we just don't get them anymore so we've invested a lot of money in ultra low energy snow making equipment that allows us to To make more snow at more marginal temperatures and reduce our carbon footprint. Snow making is a huge part of modern ski resort or Modern Ski Industry Takes a lot of water and energy to make that snow. What's the environmental impact of that? So most of that water at least in eastern North America's held in reservoir. So it's not coming out of natural water these And it's you know essentially borrowed over the winter Were there putting snow up? On a hill ninety nine or ninety percent plus of that re runs down in the spring into the same watershed. So it doesn't go anywhere. It's not used in the sense of for irrigation of a farm and that had evaporates and actually disappears. It's there to be reused again. And then on the energy side of things in on -Tario and Quebec markets that energy is already basically zero carbon because we have a nuclear and hydro grid and Quebec has a hydro grip So they're essentially low-carbon to know carbon already so even if you have to double the snow making You're not doubling some kind of carbon emissions so so now respect that's where we want all of the tourism sector to get to is having that sort of low clean carbon Grid and then if you have to use more energy yes you have to pay for them. But it's not contributing to climate you a skier. Sort of my. My wife has an Austrian family so I think they get the that with their passports. I just wonder whether you mean as you say. This is part of our heritage skiing in this country. What we would miss if it if it were disappear even in a moderate amount. Yeah we we've done serving with skiers in the Ontario market and New England as well To ask the question almost like the woman that you interviewed earlier said you know. Would you continue to get your kids into ski lessons? Et CETERA. If you had to take them to to a resort ski area two hours away as opposed to a local scary and then my wife and I ask ourselves that question. What would we take them all away? And when we surveyed skiers They're remarkably resilient They they want this to happen. They want to keep that that winter sport that cultural piece for their kids they wanna see them learn and then be able to pass that on so they are actually a very resilient group. I've found Daniel thank you. It's great to talk to you. It was great. Thanks for having me. Daniel Scott is director of the University of Waterloo's master of Climate Change Program.
"ski" Discussed on The Art of Manliness
"Geology is named Don Potter and He was kind of a mentor to junior faculty and he was a avid outdoorsman. And so we. We shared that a skier and in the course of getting to know him he would tell me stories about training with Tenth Mountain Division in Colorado skiing in the rockies and then going to Italy and you never talked about the the actual fighting but after the immediately after the war and May of nineteen forty five he got leave and he went up to Mont Blanc. Any in Francey climbed from Chamonix to the summit ski down wonderful stories about his wartime experiences. And so it. Kinda planted a seed with me to this was a very interesting unit with a unique history and over the years. I written several books about mountaineering in the Himalayas and in North America and I kept bumping into guys. Who were veterans of the tents who trained in Colorado fought in Italy and would have little paragraphs describing their experiences? And then it just seemed to me. There was a bigger story to tell there and so I discovered that the Archives of the Tenth Mountain Division were in Denver the Denver Public Library and they have hundreds of collections of wartime letters and diaries and other documents from the veterans and I explored the archive and found. This is really rich and impressive history. And what do you think so? Few Americans know about their creation enroll during World War Two. Well it depends where you are in Colorado. You can get license plates that say dedicated to the memory of the Tenth Mountain Division and there are roads named for them and memorials for them and in my corner of the northeast where many of the original tense soldiers were recruited because they were recruiting skiers and people with Mountain Experience Dartmouth College loan from Chetta. Ski Team sent over a hundred of their alums into the tent. So they're they're pretty. Well remembered here but in the country as a whole in. Oh compare to say the one hundred first Airborne Division. They're less well known. Someday somebody will make a movie about some and then you know L. Bill like band brothers or whatever and I think he'll get there do acknowledgement. Well let's talk about the creation so we gotta talk about the fact that before World War Two the. Us military didn't have a mountain division. Why didn't they have mountain division well before World War Two the? Us Army never fought on a snowy mountain. There were a couple of mountain battles during the civil war but they were in Tennessee and so they weren't fighting in the snow and they didn't have any specially trained troops unlike in Europe. Where of course? A lot of the national borders are run along mountain chains appearance as the Alps and and so forth so it came naturally to Europeans. To think we need specially trained troops. Alpine troops so Germany had a long tradition of mountain troops. So did Austria sorted France. So did Italy but the US experience was quite different. One of the founders of the Tenth Mountain Division of civilian came up with the idea Charles Might Not Dole Mini Dole referred to the American Army. Right Up to before the second world. War is a tropical army because mostly it was stationed places like Hawaii or southern states or the Caribbean they had small contingent in Alaska. But they they just didn't think in terms of mountain warfare. So let's talk about this Dole Guy because the idea of a mountain amount division Amoun- an Alpine troop. It didn't start within. The military actually started with a bunch of civilians skiers sitting by a fire at a Ski Lodge Vermont. Kinda shooting the breeze. And saying hey you know. Us needs a an Alpine division. Yeah absolutely that was in the late. Winter of nineteen forty and Europe was at war. United States was not yet belligerent. But as you say these civilian skiers who had no military experience their background but they were really good skiers a couple of them were Olympic. Skiers had competed in the nineteen thirty six winter Olympics. And one of them was this guy. Many Dol- Mini Dole was an insurance executive Greenwich Connecticut. He had started skiing in the early nineteen thirties. When skiing was really in its infancy. In in the United States. There weren't many ski resorts word. Any ski lifts it was. It was a European sport that some Americans were beginning to a practice and many Dole was a kind of entrepreneurial guy he he was take charge guy and after suffering a ski accident himself on a Slope Vermont. He conceived the idea in the mid nineteen thirties of creating a rescue unit of civilian volunteers which became the National Ski Patrol System which still exists and AIDS injured skiers on resorts all across the country. So when he got hold of an idea he was he was pretty tenacious. And in that conversation in Nineteen Forty. These four skiers all civilians. Said you know we're going to get into this war and we fight in Europe. We're GONNA come up against experienced and well-trained German Italian Alpine troops. And we don't have anything comparable we need to come up with a comparable unit and so many dol- start at the top. He wrote to President Roosevelt. Who actually responded he got in touch with with the army with General Marshall. The army chief of staff and he got rebuffed several times. I mean who is the civilian but in the end he prevailed and persuaded the army to create the Eighty Seventh Mountain Infantry Regiment which was the colonel of what grew into the US Army's Tenth Mountain Division and they began training in November nineteen forty one at Fort Lewis in Washington State? So just a very few days before Pearl Harbor and so what was I mean so they? This was completely new to the military. How did they figure out? Look how what skills doesn't Alpine soldier need. How do we train the guys? How do they developed the criteria for the curriculum for that? Well they again. They relied largely on civilian advice on many Dole on the National Ski Patrol System. One of the extraordinary things about the Tenth Mountain Division unique really in the history of the. Us military is about a civilian agency. The National Ski Patrol System was in charge of recruiting for it. Many Dole's belief was that it was easier to make soldiers out of skiers and to make skiers out of soldiers that is to say you wanted to recruit guys who already had the basic skills who who knew their way around out doors in cold weather. Who were skiers or mountaineers are park rangers or lumberjacks or you know a range of occupations but many of them were recruited out of the very few schools in the country colleges and universities that had ski teams at the time so dartmouth as I mentioned and Williams College University of Oregon University of Washington Colorado University. They provided a steady stream of recruits. Some graduates many of them. Just nineteen or twenty dropping out of college to join this new elite unit because they wanted to apply the skills the abilities that they learned as civilians in recreational pursuit to their duties as as soldiers when and as you know the book because a lot of the people this guys who when when joined the eighty seventh were from college because the colleges had ski teams like the eighty-seven had one of the most educated group of soldiers out of all the military in the United States. Yeah it was an unusual unit and the subsequent regiments the eighty-six in the eighty fifth which made up the division. Same thing was true. The army gave every incoming recruit basic intelligence test. And I forget what the numbers were but if you scored above a certain number you could apply for officer candidate school and typically in a regular division something like ten percent of the recruits would would be able to do so but in the tenth mountain division at random more like forty percent or fifty percent who could have gone off to Fort Benning or the other places really trained officers but most of them chose not to do so that didn't apply for officer candidate school because they knew if they all went off not too many of them would be able to come back to the Tenth Mountain Division because how many second lieutenants can use so they would essentially be transferring themselves out of the mountain troops so instead they stayed put and as a result. You had many very qualified. Corporals and sergeants in the ranks of the Tenth Mountain Division. This a what was the culture like because this is sort of like the airborne division. Where was sort of seen as an elite unit but also like you said they're really educated from mostly from Ivy League Schools Outdoorsy type guys? Some I imagine that the regiments in the division developed unique culture in the US military. Yeah I think it did have a unique culture as you say for one thing the so the the the recruits knew how to ski and then spent a lot of time finding their way in across mountains in very cold weather but their officers. That was less true of or they're they're NCO's what the army calls cadre the experienced soldiers who are shipped into a new unit around which you develop the unit had to be instructed in skiing and other basics and the people doing the instruction were often in nineteen year old privates so you have a nineteen year old private instructing a thirty year old major have ski. The power dynamics are are are kind of different. It was a great deal of self confidence in this unit. They had a lot of unit cohesion. A lot of initiative precisely because of those dynamics and they were all volunteers. You didn't get drafted into the Tenth Mountain Division later on. During the fighting there would be soldiers transferred in who had no special mountain training. But the guys who trained in Colorado and then were sent to Italy by and large were already experienced before they joined the army in their basic skills. They were training in the mountains. And so a lot of what can army training consisted of in a basic drill out going to the firing range and so forth. You couldn't do in January so these these new recruits would show up at Camp Hale in Colorado near Leadville and they'd start skiing immediately they'd start their specialized training before they did their basic training. I mean they were trained trained to salute and so forth but the basic training often had to wait until warm weather returned. Yeah a lot of some of the letters that you quote in the book a lot of the guys talking about. It's kind of like I'm on vacation. It's kind of Nice. Just get to go see. I'm getting paid to go skiing. Eight hours a day. I mean they. They cycled through their ski training. They did beginning ski training and more Advanced Ski Training. But when they when they trained. And they're up. You know at twelve thousand feet and on deep powder snow. They were skiing five days a week. Eight hours a day with some of the best ski instructors in the World Ski champions the Coach of the Dartmouth Ski team. Walter progress among others if you wanted to become an expert skier the best place to do it. In nineteen forty three was as a soldier at Camp Hale and then on the weekends I mean look where they are there near Aspen. For EXAMPLE THEY THEY. They'd go off and they go skiing recreationally so they continue their training even when they were training. The comparison with airborne is interesting another elite unit all volunteers specialized uniforms and so forth but no members of the one hundred first airborne or I doubt very many members of the hundred and first airborne had ever jumped out of an airplane before they became paratroopers they became you know. Well trained paratroopers but that was once. They joined the army as opposed to the Tenth Mountain. Guys who are already coming in many of them with superior skills in in their in their military specialty when go back this idea of Dean self-reliant this idea of improvisation? The I think many Dole talked about the Finnish army that he was impressed by their like. That's what he liked about the Alpine soldiers. They're fighting off. The Russians voted improvise their grit their self reliance and he wanted that same sort of culture within an Alpine division. The United States. We don't really remember the finish war any more. But the before Nazi Germany invaded the Soviet Union so union went to war with neighboring Finland..
"ski" Discussed on Mouse and Weens
"Instagram and our facebook spoke facebook group that the facebook group is were. We'll put the secret stuff is I want. I don't want the company to see. Oh God what we did. Yes okay so that had happened and that was you know. Chen Janin's daughter and we all were or to families. Were together going out as I think it was a seven sled family and I had toby in the back. Because he's not old enough to drive. You had Charlotte little list to and then Dave had Elliott. Yeah Eleven twelve hundred. Sorry twelve and then They had their double ups in their family right so we was the only one that could Dr legally licensed. She's sixteen. She's the one that hit the tree. She's seventeen half suffering now. I feel bad. No you're fine but So instantly you have something you want to say. I'm Sarah Families Right after that. We got back on got moving. Because I don't think she ever Weeden didn't kind of wait till she got dug out. We went ahead and we didn't we. Didn't we waited. We were all on the same trail again but we just went to faster so I thought we went around on and then came back for but they had split off at that point and then we saw them in the woods but we couldn't catch him or something. There was like immediately we got separated like the no no of being like New People in the Wilderness. Yeah in the snow when there's avalanches and freezing two deaths. Yeah it was so we. We thought we were fighting though because it just felt like a nice big boring path that we're falling long so our family kinda split off so there's are three sleds all doubled up marine going along and and then then we switched drivers than we let the boys drive this in almost instantly. We are three minutes and you guys both the cool cool parents that you are. Let the kids drive. We've I mean it felt really safe because it's just this huge wide road. Where can you go? Oh these things are like one Anton machines that no. It's cool to put your thumb on the gas. And then you put your thumb on the are you squeeze the break on the other hand. I mean there's just go and jetskis mechanic and were scooter anything. It just felt very say you can't screw it up because it was just wide and flat and we weren't even doing anything so we you did that until we got to the end of the road and there was a second because we have your own. I'm with so okay. Now this is where in Kabul Danny yelled at me letter he goes. You should have been the guy. You're the one that's been out there and I probably should have. But you know Dave who's used to being Taipei driver well hallways driving the car patriarchal society. Let's leave and you know I'm always whatever so he's in front with Elliott which is fine. It's big groom path yet but you know anyway so We get to the fork. And that's where Toby's driving Elliott slow dally slows down down in. Toby just kept going and I see this slide getting closer and closer and I'm still waiting. I'm like no way he's going to run on and ran right into the back of David. Elliott fully broke crack. The whole front end broke off the little like flapper do you. That keeps the snow down the the asking the Mudflat Snow Flop just didn't stop didn't turn into he and it was weird to me. I didn't understand like oh the instinct is gonNA popping soon describes the break. Yeah well the training was real. Yeah there was one guy that came out with all thirteen of us well. Yup here's the throttle. Here's I didn't know what a throttle was. Here's did he beers group. Here's yeah just hitting girl and I was like to ask. What did he say? Yeah and they were like you weren't listening all guys like I couldn't even hear back back and all while the engines were revving in the background. Bears Donald Yes. So we just we were like attack of Californian Washington Motley crue no flakes and then so we remember how long it took to get across the. Yeah we got stuck on the APP realize well icy. You're supposed to stop ever had to get across the road to get into the snow across so we're a bunch of frigging frog California's great picture. That did you see these dump. ducklings were all lined up just stuck there. Nobody was going anywhere. We're just like what do we do. Dave contraction attraction. He was in front and he couldn't get the things. I signed a bad idea. But we got across the street eventually inbetween cars going about seventy miles. Yeah so but the point of toby hitting was because he'd probably never heard where the break was or knew about it. We didn't bother going over to. I don't know it just was like it seemed like. Oh we're and snower insulated. So then we turn it into a learning thing and I said Toby. What are the two things you could have done to not hit the person in front of you and it is to let off the gas to squeeze the break or to just swerve out of the way like just to turn? I mean he went straight into it which was just like our Bob's burgers episode. Gina is in the parking lot. Bob's teaching Tina the younger daughter. How to drive? And there's one car in this giant parking lot and she's inching towards it and he's GonNa turn turn the car turn the car and she's going off manages to just hit that. Go right over the one car and I feel bad like why didn't my instincts kick in to do anything. But I guess I just didn't think that was weird. Ah So anyway I thing get back on. They continue to drive. Yeah now we let the kids keepdriving dumb parents know it's our parents were like that too. It was good training. Yeah I mean yeah where are you going to do it. Like on a tractor in Idaho. That's where you're you're sixteen and not right well for that But but we got up to the WI in the road. Right at the end of the wide groom Pathan than you could choose to goes kinda straight narrowed or You could go left. Left up in wind up into the hills and that was where the guy who did fail to tell us where to go. Dave finally asked. So where should we go. He Goes Oh treetop trails. Nice to actually I take it was in my throat and I'm from the country to tap trail and and note bubbles now. There was one called like cream creamy creek throat. It doesn't matter anyway so Dave thought that'd be nice to see the scenic view and it seemed fine so we went up that way. I would say that I was not content with this decision once again because that whippersnapper. We were all happy. We were going right. Do you remember this. I remember joint tipped. Oh yeah they tipped apt and I said this Elliott. They did go up this trail so back on the road. Yeah we were happy to go down. The groom paths again. Dave said we'll know appears is that and I remember. Just Oh okay here. We go off the beaten path. Yeah Yeah and they tipped over because Elliot did A to turn right and we had to dig them out again. You jumped off and ran the rescue them. They weren't trapped under there and I stayed on the sidelines Edwin watching and they they write it pretty quickly. Yeah skinny trail. We all had to follow a one by going up. This big hill skinny trailer keeps getting skinnier and it looks pretty unpaid. Yeah pretty unpaved out a Lotta Whoop de woo moguls. Yeah Yeah and we finally got this one spot and Elliott was in front with Dave Elliott. Still driving and the trail for skinning trail. I was like and his left ski sled right because the has the to kind of skis keeping on this went up the uphill part and so it turned the sled to be. I was a forty five degree angle but there really was no option. Really the the path really forced you to be on an angle. I don't think anyone had been on that path in Long. Yeah and and so. His ski went up which with their weight. Plus being on a double it was not very maneuverable machine. It was meant to be like a touring machine. We later should did not have been up there. The whole thing tipped and rolled twice and did yet to three sixties with them still holding onto it right. Yeah they were holding onto in the motor still going. Yeah and they ended up at the bottom of a tree saw three or four trees. Stop Them Yeah with their ski bottoms autumn's hitting the tree trunk and they were machine off on thunder NEOM. Yeah and it was so in. The only saving grace was that it was such deep powder. Her that they weren't squashed under they just kind of got pushed down into the powder deeper and so that time I had finally seen two crashes of men I learned to jump often I just killed my slight. We Will Holy Shit and like jumped off and we both just ran his pulled like we admired it on. Yeah yeah strength and little car off the kids off the husband Elliott's arm and he popped our like 'cause Dave got out from under it and then Elliott. It was still trapped in a scary feeling and then he we finally got him Yan. He's fine okay are you okay. Are you a kept asking for both fine. Except that the sled landed on days calf so he was sore on his catt muscle but other than the and then it was about what an hour of more than that it was awful awful just Juliana Dave. Mainly I was Kinda wrangling. The kids a little bit and then I jump in to help a little bit. I wasn't much of a help. I'm sorry but I was overwhelmed. It was just so scary but they got it out from under the trees got righted and I have to say for the record Julianne. You were the engineer of the whole thing. You knew the physics of how snowmobiles work you knew how dig again. You knew what that grabbed onto. You're the wait. Was You knew how to hit the gas and what side to stand on and when to sit when the stand next to it was cool watching. You were totally running the show so that was great. You're good emergency director. And he took charge. And you've got the thing out. And you got it flatten. In between you and David David figured out angles and you've got to kind of the hill but it was an hour after but it was. We're we had to flip over. That's probably a time you know. Luckily as mid day it was like new. ooh Yeah and he finally up forty five minutes after leaving. Yes we're having our day. Yeah and they but it was kind. I just say that it'd be flipped over. And at the base of trees we had to figure out a way to flip over one ton machine and get it out it. Basically the trees were catching it from falling down a giant slope. Yeah it was down. We are big hill. Yeah there is a big at least forty five degree angle. Oh but you got it out and we tried to get up back up to the flat path again pointing back down the way we went and you had about ten feet to go and it just could not get any traction so the one thing we learned is that you'd have to pack the snow. Bird pro tip packed the snow pro tip you have infineon behind and to get a snowmobile are is ground all the way down like probably four or five feet down to the bottom when it runs on ground. It won't go needs to be on pack snow but we kept putting it back in the powder part thinking that would be fine but we needed to have packed little path. Yeah you know stop John. Blake had stomped on it for thirty minutes on your prep work. which way to starting to do we kinda you were oh so tired of and then the kids are starting to cry while Charlotte was North Avoids? But they weren't wearing warm enough stuff you know we thought we were in an tour So finally I stepped up. And I'm like I'm GonNa take the kids back. I'M GONNA take one.
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"When we started the planning for today's episode reserve very last one of two thousand nineteen her intent was to put something together that sinks the reflective mood of the season the weeks leading up to the holidays when we tend to ask ourselves and my living the life I want to be living or maybe am is good? A person as I think I am was good. A friend end apparent her colleague. Then there's the other big important questioned a lot of people who listen to the show ask around now. Is this going to be an epic ski the season or a bust. Miraculously we ended up finding a single-story that gets at all these questions. It comes to us from the good folks at the dirtbag diaries. His podcast has been producing great stories about athletes and the outdoor community for a long time in this piece outdoor industry veteran Dan Kaz Jetski talks talks about ski accident involving him and his young daughter. And how the experience caused him to take stock of his life. Choices helped him remember what really matters. It's very much a personal essay in quite different from what we usually do on the show which is exactly why we like it. Dan Story also got US reflecting one of our goals for two thousand. Twenty is to continue to broaden our storytelling and invite new voices under this podcast. So if you have a story you think is worth sharing thing when that we should just know about. Please tell us about it by emailing us at podcast at outside. IM DOT COM. We're listening here's Dan. This ski story starts where all pick ones do the magic carpet my daughter Flora and I were under the bright lights summit west with the Little Thunder Quad Spinning in the background. The run was flat and the two of us were still attached via pink. Lucky bums SKIAVO's one of the constraints of teaching my little one the finer points of Pizza Pie French fries. It is all ski. Dad's no it had taken years of groundwork a lotta tears in gallons of hot chocolate to get us to this moment where my my girl was comfortable and ski boots and confident at the mountain. After Year of touring the POCO. Pack a year boots in a year just shuffling around on skis. Is She just nailed her first perfect dead. Stop Pizza. Pie snowplow on those sixty seven razzies. The problem she dead. Ed stopped on a dime directly in front of me and I was barreling forward trying to untangle the harness straps and get my own skis into French fry form in one split second. I was about to hit her like a two hundred pound linebacker so I wrecked myself crashing hard in an awkward back twisting fall. All with zero binding release. I let out a scream. So loud freaked us both out now Dada was down lying. Hang on the snow both in pain and swelling with pride my season limbs tangled up with thoughts of torn. ACL and another season on the IRR. You're spinning through my mind. While the magic carpet continued its steady evening roll the Ecuadorian lift. He put down his cell phone. Walked my way and help me out of my bindings you need ski patrol. He asked looking down on me without any irony. I swallowed my pride and said.
"ski" Discussed on Omnibus! With Ken Jennings and John Roderick
"Skis. Really got you up out of the snow, and it was very much like changed. What powder skiing was these even wider than the stuff. We've talked about so far. So wide skis will go like one hundred fifty millimeters at the tip one hundred twenty six millimeters at the waist so twice. It's too to old time skis. They're crazy and Skibo design changed in order to get your boot up higher. So that the waste could be narrower on some of these these Turney skis. The wide skis actually changed the way ski resorts and skiing happen because wives are not super good on icy slope, certainly and so people stopped going skiing all the time and they sat in waited for powder days. And if you're if you're a resort in a an area that doesn't have powder people just see all their business. Get lost. I think resorts that routinely have. Powder. Now, see that powder is a whole genre of skiing, people don't even bother the other way. If you're Mt. Elliott ska Killington where there's no powder. People are still going to go skiing. They're just going to use difference gays. You can drive to another option. Right. What's now? The final fallout is that increasingly orthopedic surgeons and orthopedist s- have discovered that if you're using skis with that are that are wide wide wasted skis. The additional torque that's put on your body when you go into these turns is like, destroying people's knees. And what they realized as they change the ski design was they needed to make the ski shorter. What were formerly two hundred centimeter long skis were now being shrunk down two hundred eighty one hundred sixty in order to reduce some of the pressure some of the energy at these longer. Length. But now there's a kind of movement within them doctor because a lot of doctors ski also as I say, it's a rich people's game can't play golf year round. Right. So now there's a little bit of a backlash against the whitest skis because they're screwing people up we made skiing super fun. But now it just as shreds your body, which is true of pretty much a lot of things you can start your body with her super fun. Yeah. They are we we just turned skiing into weaponized drug, but skiing as forever changed. The the deep side cuts the the different geometry's of skis for different terrains and different conditions. There's no putting that genie back in the bottle. And the last time I went up to a mountain with my old skis. My old nineteen eighty-seven vocal. Why did you bring you must have new ski because I loved them. I you know, those were great skis. And I wanted to ski on them. I took them into the. Ski shop because I wanted to get you know, the bindings adjusted and they all stared at them. You know, the young kids had never seen them. You're like a guy with a steam powered automobile. Yeah, they got the old guy from the back office to come out and the old guy. You know, thirty seven looked at him and said, I remember the grownups wearing the old times, and they refuse to work on them. The shop said our insurance won't allow us to do any kind of maintenance on this. So and I said look loan me your tools, I'll sign and they they they told him. I'd sign a release and they brought out a piece of paper. And I wrote on it. I hereby absolve the staff of snow Kwami pass from any liability as they loaned me there screwdrivers, please. Let me use your mister burns skis. And that concludes line skis entry wound four three one elk as your four to nine certificate number three four five six in the omnibus. Now, wouldn't it be great? If this kind of sea change in terms of the internet like suddenly, the whole industry allies, we've been using the internet wrong. It's making us very.
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"Omnibus for one hundred dollars of free delivery credit for your first seven days when you download the post mates ads. Exactly, right. Anything you need. Anytime you need it. Download post mates and save with code omnibus. Lau. But downhill skis, although there was a lot of competition between brands to develop new technologies to make their skis sort of competitive with one another the general design sort of settled down in the fifties to be one where you know, essentially, you had about a seven millimeter radio or a seven millimeter side cut and the skis were a little bit wider in the front a little bit narrower in the back. You had a sort of you know, like ninety millimeters width of the ski at the nose seventy three millimeters of with of the ski at the waist and eighty one at the back, which gave you a turning radius when you really dug into your turn of about forty eight meters sort of radius of turn how wider my feet how many millimeters wide my feet if that's what a Jennings is. Well. That's an interesting question. And it doesn't like I wouldn't know are they considerably their considerably narrower than one of these skis at the at the narrow point. Are they excite cut narrow enough that the your skis are are narrower than a foot? Well, this is part of the boot makes your water obvious. The boot makes your foot wider. But if you look at ski-boots the whole way that you bind ski boot to ski those designs of bindings have been changing throughout time to and a ski boot, you'll notice has the boot portion the bulbous portion that's holding your foot and it sitting on top of a much narrower base. Yeah. And the height of that base can kind of get you up off of the ski in a way that you know, the base of the boot is as narrow as the ski. You're you are literally measuring the width of your foot or have a ruler on my phone. Let's see. It looks like at the widest point. It's about two two to how many Smoot s-. It's about nine centimeters. Which would be a. Ninety millimetres point. Oh, five to smooths point. Oh, five to Smits. So yes, the ski is not that different than the white is part of your foot. Right. But the narrowest part of the ski is narrower than your foot. And that's why the the narrow part of my foot is also what's the waste of your foot? I have like maybe fat old Russian women feats, my arches are flat. Yes, it's not much less than eighty millimeters though. So there were some limitations about how skis could be built and one of those limitations is the width of your foot. Right. If you're ski would be too narrow in the middle and you leaned over your boot would drag. Yeah. But there were also a skis were built in sort of factory presses. Or there was factory equipment that kind of limited the dimensions of how radical you could be in the dimensions of your foot, but within the skiing community because skis were were more or less standardized improvements in racing and improvements in ski technique, the energy went into changing the way skiing was practiced rather than thinking of it in terms of radical chain. Changes in the way, skis were Bill. I mean, like just technique things as opposed to what of skis, look different. So skis were made with different stiffness. They were made with minor variations in the Tiriac. Either. Like did fiberglass skis start to replace ward. At some point. Yeah, fiberglass skis with different constituencies of material in the core medal was added. A groove was put down the center of the ski for additional sort of two sluice off sweat. Yeah. Right. And and for yeah. All these techniques for different for speed in Jilay. There are different waxes, a whole culture of wet hot wax that was meant to make your skis faster in different conditions. So waxes were color coded, and you would choose different waxes, depending on the temperature and conditions that indie feel like this stuff all works. Like these were meaningful things or was there kind of Lawrence Hooper. Stick around. This is my whack I mean, I would put wax on. On skis. Sometimes in the skis would be super fast other times, you'd put wax on the skis would feel super sticky. And.
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