MILES ON THE MOUNTAIN: SKIING AT SIXTY-FOUR AND OTHER ADVENTURES

MILES ON THE MOUNTAIN: SKIING AT SIXTY-FOUR AND OTHER ADVENTURES

by Charlie Avera
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Overview

Miles on the Mountain tells the story of the author's four-year journey learning to ski in Colorado's beautiful Rocky Mountains. This book is a simple and honest narrative that describes the ups and downs, and successes and failures of an older guy learning to ski later in life. In 1992 Charlie moved his family from Michigan to Colorado and has never regretted that decision. But raising six children did not leave much time or money to take up an expensive sport like skiing. However, things changed in December 2013 when his daughter asked him if he wanted to try it just once. From that first day on the bunny hill at the age of 60, to skiing blue and black diamond runs in some of Colorado's most popular ski resorts, this book is more than just a chronicle of events. Miles on the Mountain engages you in many friendly, conversational, and sometimes humorous stories as Charlie learned to ski as a senior citizen, as well as the back story of why he waited so long to start his skiing career. Having started skiing much later than most people do, Charlie brings a unique perspective to the fine art of learning to ski. Miles on the Mountain invites you to look beyond your limitations to pursue your dreams regardless of your age.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781953397379
Publisher: Litprime Solutions
Publication date: 11/25/2020
Pages: 86
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.23(d)

About the Author

Charlie earned his Business degree from the University of South Carolina, and his master's degree from
Regis University, in Denver, Colorado, and spent thirty-three years as a computer programmer in
Information Technology.

From his first day on the slopes, Charlie's love for skiing in Colorado skyrocketed, and his only regret is that he was not able to begin earlier.

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