George Pappas characterizes himself as a “big-fat bear” to emphasize his love for skiing. There are many people in Utah, some in the age range of 70 to 90 that love to ski and have ever since they first came to the state. There is an entire culture around the activity and the person being interviewed shares several of his favorite tips and things he likes to do related to his favorite hobby.
- Some people in Utah live for skiing season
- Some skiiers hibernate all summer and really only come alive during ski season, it is their passion and hobby
- These people have been skiing their whole lives, some are even known for their skiing skills and antics
“Powers knew from reading ski magazines as a boy and skiing at Nashoba Valley outside of Boston that he wanted to be a skier when he grew up.”