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March 14, 2018
by Nate
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How I enter my first ski competition

Me and Gavin were get of the Bus and there was people with comp jerseys on  i drooped my skis and ran down to the tents and i said i’m here to sing up they said were are your parents i said we took the bus then is said were on the freestyle competition team she said were is your coach i don’t know  they said you have ten minutes to find a coach or a family member i said okay as Gavin pulled his skis ans polls and mine i said Gavin come on fast we drooped are ski and ran they said we have 5 minutes  and remember were in all of are gear ski boots and every thin i ran up stars  and ask a guy in the ski shop he hey Shawn can you be my uncle for a competition  he said ya we ran down stars and he sined forms and we got 5 worm up laps and the competition was on we got two runs and it was age categories so i was 13 -14 and ther was 5 features  2 on the left and 2 on the right  and at the end a feature that you could hit if you when on the left or right  and i got 1st and my friend got 2 st

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March 6, 2018
by Nate
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The Big Snowfall

Furggelen milky wayCreative Commons License Lukas Schlagenhauf via Compfight

It was a very snowy day on Mount Washington, our ski resort. I was finished skiing and it was dumping snow. Me and my friend were waiting for the bus but after an hour the bus was not there yet so I called my mom. I told her about the delay.

We knew the bus would be crowded so when we saw it we tried to walk our calmly like nothing was going on. We thought we’d get down quickly but it was the opposite.  We kept getting stuck even though we had chains on the bus tires.  It took an hour to get out of the parking lot!

It was getting dark. There were cars in the ditch and two buses flipped, blocking the roads, and a couple of  snow cats broke too.

Now it was pitch black out and we would move 20 feet every hour. I called my dad and he was going to drive up but there was police cars everywhere blocking the roads.  I thought I was going to be sick but we finally got down and I realized that we got on the bus at 4:00 pm and got home at 11:30 pm. Six and a half hours on a bus!

The next day the mountain was closed. There were pictures of cars buried and the chair lift too. You can see pictures and a video here. That day someone went to the out back and fell in a tree well and died. He was not found that day and the snow buried him. That was very sad.

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