March is here and I don’t even know how that happened. Time has been flying lately but in the name of one of my favorite hobbies I can’t complain. I’ll be on the water in roughly 2 weeks!The end of March means Spring Break, and Spring Break usually means “ski vacation” for this family. We’re mixing things up this year and heading to central Florida. Of course,...Read more
Have you ever asked yourself that question? Everybody has to live somewhere, and people settle down in a particular place for a variety of reasons. Perhaps it's the area where you grew up, or a place you've had to re-locate to for work. Maybe you've hit the lotto or have retired to a place you've always dreamed of living.
I live in the northern suburbs of Chicago, which is probably among the last...Read more
Well Seth, wrap it up- I'm taking it home. Finally got a chance to ride the 2007 Connelly F1X. Of the 3 widebody skis I've tested so far (HO Triumph, O'Brien Synchro, and the F1X) this ski was the easiest for me to ride right out of the box. Having never ridden the ski before, even braving rollers from public lake traffic, I bagged all 6 bouys on the 3rd try at 30mph. Seth was happy to send the...Read more
Welcome to the site! After two months of coding and design, Fifteenoff.com is finally a reality. I figured a site like this would be a great way to blend my career skills with hobbies such as slalom skiing, writing, and photography.
I'm an IT professional in my late 20's and this will be my 4th season skiing the course. Since my first full slalom pass, I've gotten more comfortable in the course...Read more