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Speaking Up to get What You Want “There is a time for many words, and there is also a time for sleep.” ― Homer One day during March break I was skiing at Attitash and I wanted to ski the park but it was closed. So for the first part... Continue reading
Posted Apr 22, 2022 at 2022 Pete Remington
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A Battle in Your Mind “The mind is the limit. As long as the mind can envision the fact that you can do something, you can do it, as long as you really believe 100 percent.” ~ Arnold Schwarzenegger I stood nervously at the top of the run in on... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2022 at 2022 Pete Remington
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“Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after.” ~ Henry David Thoreau It was a boring Sunday that felt like it went on for years when My dad asked me if I wanted to go on a run with him... Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2022 at 2022 Pete Remington
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Raising Minimum Wage at Vail Resorts Nothing is more expensive than a missed opportunity. ~H. Jackson Brown, Jr. The lifties stand by the terminal at the bottom of the lift on a rainy late season day. They wonder why they took this job just to do the same monotonous task... Continue reading
Posted Feb 18, 2022 at 2022 Pete Remington
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X Games Aspen this past week was a wild event, especially the Big Air. There are three skiing X Games every winter. The first X Games is always hosted at Buttermilk Mountain in Aspen Colorado. Each of the three events are known to go crazy with the tricks that are... Continue reading
Posted Feb 2, 2022 at 2022 Pete Remington
For an Earth-Landing the sky sinks its blue teeth into the mountains. Rising on pure will (the lurch & lift-off, the sudden swing into wide, white snow), I encourage the cable. Past the wind & crossed tips of my skis & the mauve shadows of pines & the spoor of... Continue reading
Posted Jan 20, 2022 at 2022 Pete Remington
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One Day can Make the Difference “You just gotta keep going and fighting for everything, and one day you'll get to where you want.” ~ Naomi Osaka Most of the time during the exam I felt lost as though I was in a massive forest and did not know which... Continue reading
Posted Dec 17, 2021 at 2022 Pete Remington
Isolation forces you to find out what you value most. The Old Man And the Sea by Ernest Hemmingway demonstrates how isolation affected The Old Man while wrangling the giant fish. The Old Man has caught no fish for eighty-seven days and for a long time the old man had... Continue reading
Posted Dec 17, 2021 at 2022 Pete Remington
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An easy text with tough themes “Having a fishing rod in your hand is merely an excuse to explore out-of-sight depths and reveal mysteries that previously only existed in dreams.“ ~ Fennel Hudson Perseverance gets tough people through tough times. The Old Man and the Sea showed me the value... Continue reading
Posted Dec 16, 2021 at 2022 Pete Remington
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Positivity, Grit, Kindness “None of the human qualities can be regarded as the social values without the one quality of humanity” ~J. Tisa Dear Admissions Committee, I woke up on the wrong side of the bed. I still had homework left from the night before. I was not motivated and... Continue reading
Posted Nov 30, 2021 at 2022 Pete Remington
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I am a super energetic person but I normally use my energy by focusing on skiing. I ski almost everyday on my backyard setup, which is pallets covered in turf and a rail to slide at the end, where I get a ton of energy out. Because I love extreme... Continue reading
Posted Nov 21, 2021 at 2022 Pete Remington
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“Skiing is art,” it’s the saying of my friend Henry’s company Jibskin Apparel. I met Henry through my ski program, he is super driven and inspired to grow his company. I believe “Skiing is art” is a true statement because as a freestyle skier gets better and grows into their... Continue reading
Posted Nov 21, 2021 at 2022 Pete Remington
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Community and the place it has in our lives “He who masters the power formed by a group of people working together has within his grasp one of the greatest powers known to man.” ~Idowu Koyenikan Community is one of the best ways to feel supported. The boys at my... Continue reading
Posted Nov 14, 2021 at 2022 Pete Remington
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Change and Friendship on the Rez. “People change over the years, and that changes situations for good and for bad.” ~Bobby Knight In Diary of a Wimpy Kid books #5-8 Greg Heffley, the main character, is in ninth grade. Greg’s best friend is named Rowley. They have known each other... Continue reading
Posted Nov 7, 2021 at 2022 Pete Remington
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Dear Amir, How is it sitting on the other side of the classroom? Where I sit I have a great view of Fitz so it is easy for me to follow what's going on in class. What do you think of the book we are reading in class? I've found... Continue reading
Posted Oct 24, 2021 at 2022 Pete Remington
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Broken Collarbone When your body is broken your dreams are not The only thing that feels worse than being stuck in a situation that makes you unhappy is realizing that you are not ready or willing to change whatever it is. ~Ashly Lorenzana I had been thinking about going to... Continue reading
Posted Oct 20, 2021 at 2022 Pete Remington
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Fear and Reflection in the Woods of Maine I think fearless is having fears but jumping anyway. ~Taylor Swift I was tossing and turning in my bed at 11:00 PM the Sunday night before the class trip to Camp Caribou trying to sleep. Camp Caribou is a summer camp where... Continue reading
Posted Oct 13, 2021 at 2022 Pete Remington
Fishing from a guide boat is magical "I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not... Continue reading
Posted Aug 8, 2020 at 2022 Pete Remington
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Today I popped the back tire of my bike for the second time this month. Since I popped my back tire twice I have learned how to fix it. So I would like to teach you how to fix your popped back tire on your bike. The first part of... Continue reading
Posted Jul 24, 2020 at 2022 Pete Remington
I will be comparing two swing holes In the last two days I have gone to to swimming holes. The first one I went to is called Livermore Leap and the second one is called Emerald Pool. I will be comparing the two of them to figure out which one... Continue reading
Posted Jul 20, 2020 at 2022 Pete Remington
I will try to teach you how to build a dirt jump “There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure.” ― Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist I like to build dirt jumps so I will teach you how to do it. In order... Continue reading
Posted Jul 17, 2020 at 2022 Pete Remington
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