From all of the hype, social media and marketing that goes into the ski industry – we could be mistaken in believing that everyone who has ever skied cannot get enough of the sport. While indeed that is a nice idea, it is also not the reality. I would go as far as to say that perhaps 25% of people on the slopes would identify themselves as nervous skiers, and are there to conquer their fear, indulge their peers, spouses or kids – or because they don’t want to waste the money that they have spent to be there.
The reason for this feeling of unease could come from one of many sources, but the overwhelming trend is a previous bad experience. A very unfortunate freak accident, an injury, being in a stressful situation – such as at the top of an icy mogul field while still perfecting the snowplough