SKIING: What's the hardest thing you've ever learned?
Symms: How to love and how to be loved. That and continuous time Markov chains.
SKIING: Where's the best place you've skied?
Symms: Deer Valley -- spectacular cafeteria.
SKIING: What do you eat before you go skiing?
Symms: PF Chang's mostly -- good stuff.
SKIING: What do you drink after you go skiing?
Symms: Tap Water (tm).
SKIING: What's the best piece of advice you've ever received?
Symms: Quick, look out behind you!
SKIING: Nachos or wings, and why?
Symms: Nachos. Yum.
SKIING: Obama or McCain, and why?
Symms: While Obama is handsome and articulate, McCain is old, a veteran, and accompanied by my newest fantasy. I just can't decide.
SKIING: Heli-skiing or skinning, and why?
Symms: Heli-skiing. I get more than one run a day and riding in a helicopter makes me feel elite.