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2019-01-11 10:07:45

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------=_Part_701_1610062057.1547201265911 Content-Type: text/plain; charset="UTF-8" Content-Transfer-Encoding: quoted-printable (( Ski Lodge, The Space, Starbase 104 )) Yito: I have a beginner private ski lesson booked for 2 under Yito. :: The lady checked her padd and then nodded. :: Lady: First get yourself fitted with warm clothes, skis and boots :: Signalling to the serving station at the back. :: Your instructor will meet= you in the training room for an briefing once your ready. :: They both moved over to the person who would dish out the equipment. :: Young: Any idea what to expect? I've never done this before. Yito: :: Seja shrugged. :: I'll never actually skied before either. Young: Guess we'll find out as we go then. ::To the assistant.:: Uh, hi. Two sets of whatever we need please. ::After a brief period of being sized up for the correct equipment, Raven= followed Seja through to the training room.:: Trainer: Welcome, we are first going to go through the basics of snow plough and then get into your skis before hitting the baby slopes. Young: Sounds fun. :: The trainer showed a video of the snow plough and what was involved and= then got them to practice the position without skis =E2=80=93 knees bent, f= eet turned in. Then they matched up with equipment and taught how to put it on. The boots were uncomfortable to move in as shins were pushed in the front. :: (( Ski slope, The Space, Starbase 104 )) :: It wasn't long before Seja and Raven were stood at the top of th= e baby slope as the instructor had called it. Seja watched as the instructor did= a last demoed of the snow plough and indicated for Seja to go first. :: Trainer: :: To Raven :: Wait here until I get back. Young: Yeah sure. I'll just be here watching. I'd cross my fingers but my= gloves are too thick. ::He smiled:: :: Seja pushed of the top and started to roll down the hill. She bent her= knees as instructed and pushed her feet out but was still gaining speed. :: Trainer: Dig the inside of your skis in :: shooting. :: :: Seja felt herself slow down and feel more in control. She took of the= some of the pressure and felt herself speed up again and the slowed herself= down. She was at the bottom before she knew it and was looking forward to= going again. :: :: Seja followed the instructor back up the lift to top. :: Young: Yo nailed that! How'd it feel? Yito: It was fun. :: Smiling. :: Trainer: Ready :: To Raven :: Young: Uhh, sure. ::He gave a nervous grimace to Seja:: ::It was Raven's turn. He took a moment to really take in his surroundings= before he pushed off and slid down the slope. Here he was, a young Martian,= half way across the quadrant and far from his homeworld, about to slide down an artificial mountain on a couple of planks. Raven nodded to himself.= This is living!:: Young: Here goes. ::He pushed off.:: Whoaah! ::Raven was surprised at how fast he slid. Recalling the training video, Raven raised his ski poles so they didn't stick in the ground and cause him= to somersault down the rest of the hill. The fresh snow arced out behind his skiis as he zoomed off down the slope.:: Trainer: Dig those skiis in mister. ::Raven did as he was told and felt a lot more comfortable once he'd gained= a bit more control. Zipping down the slope, Raven felt free. Almost akin to= his zero-g sessions in Stellar Cartography, it was like a weight had been= lifted from his chest. Before he knew it, he was at the bottom. Turning and= looking back up the slope that he'd sped down, he spotted Seja watching from the top. Raven punched the air above his head with both fists.:: Young: ::Exhilarated: Woooo ::Before long, Raven was back at the top along with the Trainer and Seja:: Yito: ? Young: That. Was. Awesome! Yito: ? Young: Hell yeah let's do that again. ::Beaming:: Yito: ? --------------------- LtJG Dave 'Raven' Young Assistant Chief Science Officer USS Constitution-B C239411DY0 -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "= UFOP: StarBase 118 - USS Constitution-B" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an e= mail to sb118-constitution+unsubscribe@googlegroups.com. To post to this group, send email to sb118-constitution@googlegroups.com. Visit this group at https://groups.google.com/group/sb118-constitution. To view this discussion on the web visit https://groups.google.com/d/msgid/= sb118-constitution/f2741d56-701b-4ff6-88a5-540ea523f780%40googlegroups.com. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout. ------=_Part_701_1610062057.1547201265911 Content-Type: text/html; charset="UTF-8" Content-Transfer-Encoding: quoted-printable
(( Ski Lodge, The Space, Starbase 104 ))
Yito: I have a beginner private ski lesson booked for 2 under = Yito.

:: The lady checked her padd and then nodded= . ::

Lady: First get yourself fitted with warm clo= thes, skis and boots :: Signalling to the serving station at the back. :: Y= our instructor will meet you in the training room for an briefing once your= ready.

:: They both moved over to the person who = would dish out the equipment. ::

Young: Any idea w= hat to expect? I've never done this before.

Yi= to: :: Seja shrugged. :: I'll never actually skied before either.
=

Young: Guess we'll find out as we go then. ::To the= assistant.:: Uh, hi. Two sets of whatever we need please.

::After a brief period of being sized up for the correct equipment= , Raven followed Seja through to the training room.::

<= div>Trainer: Welcome, we are first going to go through the basics of snow p= lough and then get into your skis before hitting the baby slopes.

Young: Sounds fun.

:: The trainer = showed a video of the snow plough and what was involved and then got them t= o practice the position without skis =E2=80=93 knees bent, feet turned in.= =C2=A0 Then they matched up with equipment and taught how to put it on.=C2= =A0 The boots were uncomfortable to move in as shins were pushed in the fro= nt. ::

(( Ski slope, The Space, Starbase 104 ))

:: It wasn't long before Seja and Raven were= stood at the top of the baby slope as the instructor had called it.=C2=A0 = Seja watched as the instructor did a last demoed of the snow plough and ind= icated for Seja to go first. ::

Trainer: :: To Rav= en :: Wait here until I get back.

Young: Yeah sure= . I'll just be here watching. I'd cross my fingers but my gloves ar= e too thick. ::He smiled::

:: Seja pushed of the t= op and started to roll down the hill.=C2=A0 She bent her knees as instructe= d and pushed her feet out but was still gaining speed. ::

Trainer: Dig the inside of your skis in :: shooting. ::
<= br>
:: Seja felt herself slow down and feel more in control.=C2= =A0 She took of the some of the pressure and felt herself speed up again an= d the slowed herself down.=C2=A0 She was at the bottom before she knew it a= nd was looking forward to going again. ::

:: Seja = followed the instructor back up the lift to top. ::

Young: Yo nailed that! How'd it feel?

Yito: = It was fun.=C2=A0 :: Smiling. ::

Trainer: Ready ::= To Raven ::

Young: Uhh, sure. ::He gave a nervous= grimace to Seja::

::It was Raven's turn. He t= ook a moment to really take in his surroundings before he pushed off and sl= id down the slope. Here he was, a young Martian, half way across the quadra= nt and far from his homeworld, about to slide down an artificial mountain o= n a couple of planks. Raven nodded to himself. This is living!::
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Young: Here goes. ::He pushed off.:: Whoaah!

<= /div>
::Raven was surprised at how fast he slid. Recalling the training= video, Raven raised his ski poles so they didn't stick in the ground a= nd cause him to somersault down the rest of the hill. The fresh snow arced = out behind his skiis as he zoomed off down the slope.::

Trainer: Dig those skiis in mister.

::Raven = did as he was told and felt a lot more comfortable once he'd gained a b= it more control. Zipping down the slope, Raven felt free. Almost akin to hi= s zero-g sessions in Stellar Cartography, it was like a weight had been lif= ted from his chest. Before he knew it, he was at the bottom. Turning and lo= oking back up the slope that he'd sped down, he spotted Seja watching f= rom the top. Raven punched the air above his head with both fists.::
<= div>
Young: ::Exhilarated: Woooo

::B= efore long, Raven was back at the top along with the Trainer and Seja::

Yito: ?

Young: That. Was. Aw= esome!

Yito: ?

Young: Hel= l yeah let's do that again. ::Beaming::

Yito: = ?

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LtJG Dave = 'Raven' Young=C2=A0
Assistant Chief Science Officer=C2=A0=
USS Constitution-B=C2=A0
C239411DY0

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