PHOTOS FROM THE
FAR WEST NORDIC TEAM
ROPES COURSE AT NORTHSTAR,
OCTOBER, 2003

On Saturday, October 11, the 8 intrepid Far West Nordic skiers dared to challenge the Ropes Course at Northstar. The courageous skiers included Nick Bozzio, Sarah Clark, Kelsey Dion, Daniel Gelso, Katy Jones, Ben Kantz, Jordan Nadell, Adam Wright. Coaches brave enough to help out were Glenn Jobe, Sally Jones, Mark Nadell, Jeff Schloss, and Bill Sterling. Many thanks to Don Taylor of Adventure Associates and his assistants Ken and Amy. Far West sponsors athletes to attend this course every year to help with team skills, balance and just plain fun. (Click on a photo to enlarge it)


"Give up yet?"


"OK, very funny. Now turn me over"


"You DID said you were choking, right?"


"Ohhhh, I don't feel so good..."


"Yes!!! I TOUCHED the Bars!"


"OK, I got to here. Now What?"


"Let's see...the rope goes through this loop first, then around this gizmo..."


"AAAAAAEEEEE
AAAAGGGGHHH
EEEEEEE
AAAAAAUGH"


"Whaddaya MEAN you want me to turn around so you can take a picture?"


Just in case you thought these folks were a couple of feet off the ground


"Jordy, I'd be careful..."


"Yes Bwana, we put you down over here"


"Forget Disneyland. I'm going back to Northstar"


"Look, my Club Foot actually has grooves in the bottom!"


"Hey, I missed by just a half an inch. Honest!"