Pope Benedict XVIAs the 2010-2011 Winter Season drew near, Pope Benedict XVI, gave a rather ringing endorsement for the sport we love as he spoke to a group of ski instructors, saying that, “Your commitment as Ski instructors helps to stimulate some capabilities, such as consistency in pursuing goals, respect for rules, and tenacity in overcoming difficulties”.  See this article that I found on the Vatican Radio website for more on what the Pope said about skiing and sport.

Certainly a nice way to start the season with such lofty words, all I can say is let’s head out and make some turns!

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