Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Ski Girls

I am in awe & amazement of the Olympic ski girls, especially the incredible women from the United States. Wow! They have guts & they don't give up & it shows first on the hill & then on the podium! It has been so impressive to watch these women & how their hard work has paid off in the WIN department!

Lindsey Vonn-wins the GOLD in the women's downhill on men's skis & with an injured shin!


Julia Mancuso-had a great run & ends up with the silver in the women's downhill. There were several crashes on the course & she just rocketed through to a great finish! She won gold in Torino in 2006 in GS. (Mancuso on left below & Vonn on Right, USA Today)
Lindsey Vonn, right, and Julia Mancuso ran first and second in the women's downhill race on Wednesday.

Hannah Kearney-has an incredible run in the freestyle event (combo of moguls(bumps), racing, & aerials) and wins the gold. She finished 22nd in the 2006 Olympics in Torino, Italy.

Shannon Barhke-earns the bronze medal in the freestyle event-has a 12 year history on the U. S. women's ski team, won gold in Salt Lake (2002), yes that was 8 years ago!!!

NORTH VANCOUVER, BC - FEBRUARY 15:    Bronze medal-winning moguls skier Shannon Bahrke of the United States poses in the NBC Today Show Studio at Grouse Mountain on February 15, 2010 in North Vancouver, Canada.

If you are thinking of a way to help your daughter with self-esteem then get her out on the slopes. The combination of fresh air & overcoming fears will help her to become a confident young lady! The US will need new ski girls for future Olympics as these incredible ladies retire from the sport! I love the Olympics. God bless the USA! Ski Like a Girl!!

1 comment:

  1. It is awesome, I enjoy watching those gals too!


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