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Feature - Heroes, role models and twinkies

They draw on their experiences in long, productive lives to teach people the skills to slide down a mountain, and in this they find meaning


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Doug and Don chose an unorthodox, but not unique, path to ski school. They both had "real" jobs, careers, and came to teaching in retirement, bringing a well-developed set of non-skiing skills to the task.

By contrast, Lorne McFadgen claims to have invented skiing.

(To be continued next week….)