Summer is a glorious time of year. The sun is bright, the days are long and there are plenty of opportunities for getting outdoors and enjoying it.
There’s only one problem: There’s no snow. For skiers and snowboarders, summer can be a difficult time of year. Depending on the type of snow-lover, the reactions to this season vary, from slight moroseness to downright depression and avoidance so extreme that travel is involved.
Here’s how skiers and snowboarders feel in the summer.
They keep their gear close by, taking it out every once in a while just to make sure it still fits.
Sometimes, they practice on whatever surface they can find.
When that doesn’t go so well, they attempt to translate their on-the-snow antics to other sports.
They build jumps and rails in their backyard because practice.
Or tackle natural obstacles.
They look for like-minded winter lovers in all the wrong places.
And sometimes they get confused as to what season it actually is.
Especially when gear starts talking.
A rogue snowfall has them doing a happy dance. Even if it’s going to disappear in an hour.
Because they know that…