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Re: Sports for kids...(no who)
>Subject: Re: Sports for kids...(no who)
>>Well, we'll have Ethan out on skis next winter (I've already placed him on
>>kids skis and walked him around the driveway/parking area), and then on a
>>snowboard by age 5.
>You may not have to wait that long. You could get one of those snow "pods"
>that you pull behind a snowmobile and put your boy inside of it.
Ha! Already there.
We had him in a cross-country sled (Dad pulls) last winter at age 6 months. He loved it....even when I went too fast and tipped him from side to side (Grandma about had a heart attack)!
Also had him in a backpack while snowshoeing and watching Mom snowboard down the ridge behind our house.
Just yesterday we were dragging him around our drive/park area in a bucket like sled.
Drag behind a snowmobile?
Well, I've got a snowmobile that I pull out and ride around the ridges, followed by my two Labs. I use it really infrequently, and actually haven't used it yet this year. Besides having a tread that is desperate for replacing, the dogs always come back reeking of 2-stroke.
Plus, the damn thing is friggin LOUD!
>In the summer
>they have ones that you can pull behind a boat
Ethan's been sailing as of age 11 months.
Right now the boy doesn't have much of a choice (although he's free to pitch a fit, in which case we would have to reconsider our activity at the time). I was talking about him actively doing the activity. Not just a drag along.
So far so good. He loves all the outdoor activities we do.
Doesn't like falling face first in the snow, though.
But who does!
Anyway, enough about me.
I don't want Alan and Jim to point out anymore inconsistencies or generalizations.
Kevin in VT
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