Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best Skiing Quotes from famous authors such as Konnie Huq, Gegard Mousasi, Lewis Hamilton, Mike Schultz, David Hyde Pierce. Let’s look at these pieces of wisdom. We definitely have something to learn from them!
At eight or nine I passed the exam for Notting Hill and Ealing High, a private school. I had an assisted place; I was always the one who, for financial reasons, didn’t go on the skiing trip or whatever.
There are four seasons in Iran, so you can go winter skiing, you can go in summer to the beach… it’s not a real tourism place, but it’s a nice country if you have family and friends to visit there.
I’m just super competitive. Squash, tennis, water skiing, computer games… Even if I played you at pool, I’d have to win.
Snowboarding and skiing are big adaptive sports, so that’s kind of a market that I wanted to make our equipment used for.
We can’t control what the ratings will be. It’s like, if you’re going to go skiing, do you hope you’ll have a good day of skiing? Yes. Do you hope you won’t break your leg? Yes.
When I was eight years old, my mum and dad took me skiing in Valle d’Aosta in northern Italy. I’m not usually a huge fan of snow or cold places, but I loved the fact that we were together as a family.
Fact: From quitting smoking to skiing, we succeed to the degree we try, fail, and learn. Studies show that people who worry about mistakes shut down, but those who are relaxed about doing badly soon learn to do well. Success is built on failure.
Anything that involves the outdoors I’m all about, whether it be skiing, snowboarding, wakesurfing to mountain-biking. Anything that gets me outside.
I didn’t start skiing until I was 50. My wife Lois taught me how to ski. I’m proficiently conservative.
I learned easily and had time to follow my inclination for sports (light athletics and skiing) and chemistry, which I taught myself by reading all textbooks I could get.
I’d be nervous about skiing, wondering what I’d do if I felt shaky on top of a mountain; but other diabetics do ski, so there’s no reason I couldn’t.
It’s insane going from skiing to cycling. Even though you are in prime shape, you feel like you have never worked out a day in your life.
I love France. It’s got the sun down at the bottom, the Alps for skiing, and all that wine and food.
Fresh snow is amazing. The board is real different… it floats on the powder and goes really fast. If you’re riding a long board, it’s more like surfing than skiing.
I remember skiing being a family recreational thing.
My relationship with the mountains actually started when I was 16. Every year, a group used to be taken from Auckland Grammar down to the Tangariro National Park for a skiing holiday.
I ski and grew up skiing.
I realize how fortunate I am to have been able to make a life and career out of skiing.
I would love to do skiing and go with my mates and have a chalet, have a drink, have a good time, and just switch off. Or maybe a marathon or something crazy like that.
When I go skiing in New England, I usually wake up early and drive up to Vermont, New Hampshire, or Maine to make it in time for chairlift opening. That means leaving early and getting breakfast at one of the little quaint diners up in the mountains.
For me, personally, skiing holds everything. I used to race cars, but skiing is a step beyond that. It removes the machinery and puts you one step closer to the elements. And it’s a complete physical expression of freedom.
I love skiing.
Schweitzer is where I found snowboarding; it will always have a special place in my heart and is a top-notch ski resort. It has some of the best bowl tree skiing in the world and breathtaking views of Sandpoint and Lake Pend Oreille.
Sometimes it’s all about the win, sometimes it’s about the skiing.
It’s a life I would have never been able to foresee for myself, but I’m so grateful for it, and I really just loved skiing as a kid, and it’s crazy how far it’s taken me.
At the age of 61, my hip went. I was skiing in Chile with my son, and there was a turn, and I kept falling. I thought, ‘What an idiot; what’s going on here?’
The history of skiing is important to me.
I grew up born and raised in Las Vegas and actually grew up skiing. You know, we’ve got some ski resorts close to Las Vegas, up in Mount Charleston or Brian Head, so I grew up skiing and snowboarding.
Here’s the thing. You can’t get ten thousand hours of skiing. You spend so much time on the chairlift. My coach did a calculation of how many hours I’ve been on snow. We’d been overestimating. I think we came up with something like eleven total hours of skiing on snow a year. It’s, like, seven minutes a day.
I miss my boats, and I miss having the ability to be out on the water during the daytime and then go skiing at night.
And, as an adult, I tried skiing, and I ended up in tears.
I’m a massive scaredy cat. I’m scared of being in a fast car, I’m scared of being on a rollercoaster, I would never go skiing, I would never do anything that had the possibility of endangering my life in any way. I should get some therapy, really.
It was actually drumming that gave me the stamina to get into sports later. I started playing drums at 13, and when I got to the international touring level… I got interested in cross-country skiing, long-distance swimming, bicycling… things that require stamina, not finesse.
I heard that I was off traveling around the world skiing in Argentina and things like that. I may have had a great life in somebody’s mind, but all I was seeing was 9th Avenue while going from my house down to the studio in New York City.
I just love to be on my skis, skiing with my friends, just going out into the mountains and being in nature and skiing some powder. That’s the best thing.
Cycling’s primarily a pushing motion, and skiing is more pulling, so it kind of balances out the body.
I always channeled what I felt emotionally into skiing – my insecurities, my anger, my disappointment. Skiing was always my outlet, and it worked.
That’s my perfect day: going skiing.
Skiing is the pleasurable part of alpinism – way more pleasurable and fun than alpine climbing.
The first thing I wanted to do, as a boy, was to be a skier, because I had seen film footage of somebody skiing.
We were not rich. We did not go to the Cote d’Azur or skiing. Our only vacation was to the North Sea. I had to pay for my bicycle every month, but we always had food.
I would say a must-do in Canada would be to go skiing at Whistler in Vancouver. You could take a chair lift for, like, a half hour to the top of this mountain, and you ski down; it takes like so long to get to the bottom. You go past the clouds. It’s absolutely incredible.
I love skiing.
I’d love to do a food tour of Italy but the next break I’ll be having is skiing with my dad in Georgia. He’s 58 and only just started skiing, so I’m looking forward to joining him on the slopes.
The idea that skiing might not be fun, might not be for everyone, had never occurred to me. Where I come from, the sport signified pleasure, nature, family happiness.
I don’t think there’s a direct correlation between my sexuality and my skiing ability. But I think because I was so concerned about it being found out, it was a distraction.
Skiing makes me feel great, and it gives my legs such an incredible workout.
I’m never tired of winning, and I’m never tired of skiing.
I’ve done an awful lot of skiing all over Europe: I’ve done Italy, Austria, France. I skied loads in New Zealand – I did pretty much every ski slope I could find.
Skiing combines outdoor fun with knocking down trees with your face.
Cross country skiing is great if you live in a small country.
I wasn’t banned from skiing but didn’t go much in college because I couldn’t afford it, and there just wasn’t the time. I played football all winter, then in summer I did track and field and played volleyball.
I’m a member at Equinox because I love the classes. I also enjoy hiking, swimming, and skiing.
Who actually enjoys skiing? Come on, even Olympic ski masters, even James Bond, think that dressing up in all that fluorescent, insulated kit and having to manoeuvre down a mountain in the freezing cold is no way to spend leisure time.
I grew up in a hippy town, so I did my playing outdoors and skiing and all that, but then I also had my nerd friends that I went and hosted LAN parties with, get my ‘Counter-Strike’ on.
Skiing sand in midday sun was impossible – the sand becomes hot and abrasive.
When my parents were getting divorced, I just said to myself, ‘Go to sleep, and tomorrow you can go skiing.’ I cried myself to sleep, and in the morning I was up on the mountain, and I was good.
Challenging snow is one of my favorite kinds of skiing, and I like being able to switch techniques at liberty.
A skiing accident got me into all this. Since I was a physical education major and this limited by physical activity. I took up flying.
Most of my fans know I love video games. I say it in every interview, so they know. But one thing that I like doing is skateboarding, I like jet skiing, skydiving. It’s like a huge roller coaster ride. Like forty seconds of free-falling. That’s some of the stuff I love, daredevil stuff. I like horseback riding.
I try to keep fit, as it’s better for both skiing and plastering. I cycle and jog and I dance a lot – Ceroc, a form of modern jive.
My coach, Liang Chow, had one rule while I was training for the 2008 Olympics: no skiing. I could do anything I wanted outside the gym, he said, except ski.
My grandfather was very into horse racing, and I found some of his old journals and got into it from there. It has a lot of parallels to skiing. It’s a fun lifestyle, being around the racetrack.
I love skiing, I love the sun, I love my children, I love my grandchildren, I love my family and friends… and whatever I haven’t done.
I became a chalet girl for one simple reason: I couldn’t afford to go skiing. I had got the bug when I worked as an au pair in the Alps, before university.
From the age of 6, when I won my first race in skiing, I was on the national ski teams, really until Olympics in ’72, so I always had a lot of discipline and commitment to achieve as much as I could in good way. Competitiveness doesn’t stop when you stop skiing.
I don’t want to leave skiing early. I want to feel like I’ve done everything I can do.
I do uphill skiing; I don’t do downhill skiing. I think that’s for nerd amateurs.
As a fan of skiing and surfing, I take great interest in Olympics.
I had just got back from skiing, and I was just hanging out, browsing the Internet, and I found some article that was a press release that said slope style was gonna be included in the Olympics. And the first thing I did was call up my coach Mike Hanley, and we were ecstatic.
In sports, especially skiing, you have to be comfortable with risk. You have to have a relationship with fear, and it can’t dominate the decision-making process.
The skiing center of the world is southeastern Indiana, where I like to call home. It looks like the Alps there; it’s crazy.
I’m not messing with skiing. You can’t get this Puerto Rican on the slope. Uh-uh.
Skiing is better than sex actually, because for me a good round of sex might be seven minutes. Skiing you can do for seven hours.
I find music distracting – it takes me out of my head. What I love so much about skiing is the peacefulness.
I grew up in England, went to a nice public school, then didn’t want to go to university, so I thought I would wander around. I did a season skiing, a bit of sailing, typical spoilt brat stuff. I ended up in the Caribbean. I was having a blast.
I grew up in a tiny village on top of a mountain and have been skiing and singing all my life!
Much more a skiing family than a hockey family, my dad wasn’t a big fan of the arenas early in the morning on the weekends.
I discovered and fell in love with skiing long before I started to climb. Skiing was really my first calling. As a kid, I grew up skiing in jeans in Minnesota.
I love skiing.
I love sport and will do just about anything. Someone said they’d had a go at skiing off a mountain with a parachute, and that sounds great!
Sport is a wonderful metaphor for life. Of all the sports that I played – skiing, baseball, fishing – there is no greater example than golf, because you’re playing against yourself and nature.
I love skiing fast. You’re going 80 to 85 m.p.h. down an icy slope, and I love it.
Snowboarding is an activity that is very popular with people who do not feel that regular skiing is lethal enough.
I discovered Boulder not through cycling but skiing. I was recruited by the university for the ski team, and in my opinion, it’s the best place for skiing – you have this super-light, fluffy champagne snow.
I love skiing. What on earth have I been doing on a beach all this time? I mean, that’s for morons – you can get sunburn and really damage yourself.
I’m still having fun and as long as skiing is enjoyable, I’m going to continue to do it.
My philosophy on snow skiing is that there are less expensive ways to fall down a mountain. Yet every couple of years, I go on a ski trip for the same reason that women will have multiple children – they simply forget how much it hurts.