GREAT ARTICLE from Cheese Wheel that every ski racing parent should read.

The older I become, the more I realize how truly awesome of an upbringing ski racing in Colorado was. The lessons learned tearing around on skis with my best friends at a young age are still with me. Certain qualities are bestowed upon young ski racers, and I believe these qualities help them succeed in far more than just ski racing.

– See more at: http://cheese-wheel.com/2013/08/14/lessons-learned-from-ski-racing/#sthash.CjeySgTP.dpuf