It’s a revolutionary change. Both good and not so good. It involves retraining brain and body. Forgetting about the past.
It’s taking a solid intermediate skier, comfortable at that level, and putting her in a self-driving race car with no seat belts.
Enter the Women’ K2 First Luv Skis that are billed as perfect for a skier like me who can always use help turning so as to not lift my ski, and who loves exquisitely groomed trails only. Somehow, I felt them moving under me and leaving me behind.
Let’s be truthful about change at this point in life. There are those who learn to snowboard at 65 and love it, and even teach it. I am in awe of them despite the loud, scraping noises this kind of equipment makes at high speeds.