So I was wasting precious moments of my ever-waning life on Facebook the other day, as I often do, when I came across this video of Nordic skiers getting sick in Quebec. Make fun of these Spandex-clad goobs all you want, but remember that they're doing tricks that most alpine skiers would find difficult—with footwear as supportive as tennis shoes and skis as wide as kindling shards. Enjoy.
Skiing is hiring an assistant editor to work in its Boulder, Colorado, headquarters.
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