This Week I Learned to Ski

22 mar 2018
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This week I learned to ski.
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komentāri
  • My only complaint with this video is the horrendous clashing of prints. Striped jacket with a spotted bag... ridiculous

    Jason McIlwrathJason McIlwrathPirms 2 dienām
  • Every time you got back seated I got so nervous lol. You are amazing at skiing for how short you have been skiing! Keep it up!

    Mocha225Mocha225Pirms 11 dienām
  • NICE WORK !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    ΧΡΗΣΤΟΣ ΝΙΚΑΙΑΧΡΗΣΤΟΣ ΝΙΚΑΙΑPirms 11 dienām
  • *NEVE.....* :(

    VinijoncraftsVinijoncraftsPirms 12 dienām
  • are red runs the european version of black diamonds? is this something i am too american to understand??

    Mr. NuttyMr. NuttyPirms 13 dienām
  • Dam you picked that up quick

    LogicLogicPirms 13 dienām
  • Hi fit!

    Kelvin CampbellKelvin CampbellPirms 13 dienām
  • You should try and snowboard now

    Jeremy BiglerJeremy BiglerPirms 14 dienām
  • lol this morning i discover your channel and im addicted ur the best youtuber i cant stop watching your vids

    MARINA TSISMALIDOUMARINA TSISMALIDOUPirms 14 dienām
  • Imagine going skiing and not only having a snowy day, but calling in it terrible . . . It's all about that sweet sweet powder snow :) (well at least from the point of view of a snowboarder) I love the content you make, it's nice to see someone try disciplines they're not comfortable in!

    Powered By SaltPowered By SaltPirms 14 dienām
  • ski on Jay Peak in vermont. it has AMAZING begginer courses

    Jude DamianiJude DamianiPirms 15 dienām
  • U did improve a lot but u can never fully learn how to ski there is always something u can learn

    Finley ClarkeFinley ClarkePirms 16 dienām
  • WHAT A BOSS

    sam darsam darPirms 16 dienām
  • Tip don’t cross skies when u are turning that why u falling so much

    Thomas HerregodsThomas HerregodsPirms 16 dienām
  • Do a double black diamond i did one its easy

    Mistery TacoMistery TacoPirms 18 dienām
  • The increase in skill from day one at the the alps to day two was just like “i did some mining of camera” like dude what

    Unidud3Unidud3Pirms 18 dienām
  • do snowboarding would be fun to watch!

    SnaskeR zSnaskeR zPirms 19 dienām
  • Knowing me I would speed down the steepest slope then slide sideways to a stop for a solid 10 seconds

    Aiden YaunAiden YaunPirms 19 dienām
  • Me: Laughing in Black runs as a 14 year old

    Eli CauthornEli CauthornPirms 19 dienām
  • should have tried a red run without breaking.

    Simen LogsteinSimen LogsteinPirms 19 dienām
  • The main misconception people have about progressing to smooth parallel turns is where to place your weight/balance. You want to be centred over your DOWNHILL/OUTSIDE ski, and you can see in the video there’s a tendency to lean into the turns on that inside ski. I was a ski instructor in the Canadian Rockies for 3 years, Mike seems like the type of guy that would be a joy to teach!! Amazing progress hope you’re keeping at it 🤙🏻

    Andrew BernsteinAndrew BernsteinPirms 20 dienām
  • I'm a professional skier, and I just want to say I find it so funny when someone says "Pizza" and "Chips" referring to skiing. I remember when I learnt it that way lol

    TotallyNotTéoTotallyNotTéoPirms 20 dienām
  • Dude skiing is so much better on actual snow my favourite holiday

    Tony MartinTony MartinPirms 21 dienas
  • mike doing pizza pie

    Nick DesderioNick DesderioPirms 24 dienām
  • good job man, skiing is hard! took me 3 yrs to learn to comfortably ski down blacks!

    David DedicDavid DedicPirms 24 dienām
  • Kim is the og

    Wig LerWig LerPirms 25 dienām
  • ok no one cares if you suck on a green slope, your just trying, this is to the new skier. no one is judging you

    Tommy FlynnTommy FlynnPirms 27 dienām
  • so good for only 5 days boi

    Sr8 OTBSr8 OTBPirms 27 dienām
  • 2:56 I thought I was the only one that this happened to

    Conrad BianchiConrad BianchiPirms 29 dienām
  • This is Murao i love going there

    Annta GamingAnnta GamingPirms Mēneša
  • ive been skiing since i was 4 and i can do black runs easily enough. the fact that mike learned how to do a red run in a few hours and i wouldnt go on a red one until i was 8 is just funny in my opinion

    Mr FlibbleMr FlibblePirms Mēneša
  • Dude .. she breaks her Tib. And charges all the way down. Marry her already.

    Bryan DBryan DPirms Mēneša
    • _and 2 years later..._ Lol

      FazorFazorPirms Mēneša
  • As a pretty good skier this video is just painful to watch

    Aleksander LiivAleksander LiivPirms Mēneša
  • I learn to do this in 30 minutes and i went to the very top of the mountain and down without a single crash

    ungamable gamingungamable gamingPirms Mēneša
  • I learned to ski last year. It was a one-week school vacation on the Kitzsteinhorn. I knew absolutely nothing about skiing except that it was insanely awesome. I had troubles turning left. Like you have to put more weight on the right ski and hold it like that while pointing left. I mastered the basics in 4 days. On the 5th day, my group went to the last stop to the top of the mountain. While I was practicing at the top I really felt satisfied and I was very happy. When we were all coming down the mountain our trainer challenged us to ski down a black path. There were Green, Blue, Yellow, Black, and Purple paths. The Black one was before the hardest. I fell only once and it was while skiing across the very uneven path and there was a big bump. But I was the first at the bottom. I was very thrilled to ski very fast. In the end, I did the V position to brake. My trainer was impressed, she also said that I was like a pro. I still have her phone number just to remind me how an awesome trainer she is. The slalom was very easy for me. I had more fun doing it.

    NexoNexoPirms Mēneša
  • I live in Glasgow just the one in Montana

    turtl3turtl3Pirms Mēneša
  • As someone whi is skiing since his 2nd birthday: honestly it hurts to see an adult skiing so bad

    WichtigerNoSkinWichtigerNoSkinPirms Mēneša
  • Try Snowboard next

    SuperSilverBabaKushSuperSilverBabaKushPirms Mēneša
  • I think skiing is easy sorry for bad english im not good at english

    Banana in PyjamaBanana in PyjamaPirms Mēneša
  • "*dID tHaT LOoK aWesOMe?*"👁👄👁

    EsotericDamianEsotericDamianPirms Mēneša
  • Was I the only one doing push-ups when he started playing bring sally up?

    Luke GrahamLuke GrahamPirms Mēneša
  • skiing is easy but... Skiing good is hard

    der Phosixder PhosixPirms Mēneša
  • Yeah u still suck at skiing hehe

    balpsbalpsPirms Mēneša
  • Sadly u got it wrong =) but still nice start

    Johnny DarkoJohnny DarkoPirms Mēneša
  • I know this 2 years too late but as a skiing instructor myself I have to compliment you because there very few people who would learn skiing this well in so few days even with teachers! Props

    Elias RosanelliElias RosanelliPirms Mēneša
  • Skiing is easy, but snowboarding on the other hand...

    Arnav DholeArnav DholePirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • Wait! Was that last song the one that he played in the lauchpad, Mail with Mike video?

    Lorenzo HsuLorenzo HsuPirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • haha i was in claviere

    Stephen KenealyStephen KenealyPirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • Kim braking her leg reminded me of the time my best friend was in a ski race going 65+ MPH he hit an ice patch and flew 15 foot in the air he broke his arm collar bone and a femur bone this was ten years ago he was fine but he was in the hospital for a full year

    Hunter Gaming25485Hunter Gaming25485Pirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • Ive binn skyeing for a year and you sky better than me in 2 min

    Ghost ManGhost ManPirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • Am I the only one who doesn’t know what a “red run” is? I’m from Canada. The levels here are green, blue, black, and double black. What is red equal to?

    Tasman MillenTasman MillenPirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • Damn. You really learn fast. For me it took 2 - 3 years to do it. Maybe because I was like three or four. But still ten hours is insane

    TheFroztisTheFroztisPirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • Please like i would really apprisiate it...♥️❤💙💜💛💚🖤💝💞💗💘💙💚❤💓💛💜💔🖤💝💖💗💞💟❣

    CYP 111CYP 111Pirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • for the first time shooting a skiing video ever i think you did great in the skiing and in the filming. next winter video: "I learned how to film a ski movie"

    Pavel PetkovPavel PetkovPirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • You should try cross country skiing!

    Tord BakkeTord BakkePirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • Your progression was very good for only 4 days!

    Marko NikolicMarko NikolicPirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • The visibility there was good but I understand why a beginner would take a day of. As a beginner at about his level i had a day so foggy that you could barely see 20m ahead. I followed my dad(an experienced skier) down a blue run and it was very scary. We also had a few friends with us, also beginners. It was a crazy day and we did only a few runs. I(now a good skier) recently had an even worse day where no one was skiing, it was so foggy it was hard to keep your balance, had a feeling everything around me was white, couldn't see a difference between snow and air. Crazy times!

    Marko NikolicMarko NikolicPirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • That’s some impressive progress for just a few days! Very perfectly executed turns keeping both skis parallel. Great video!

    its_kavenits_kavenPirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • Skiing: the MOST USELESS skill when you’re a Filipino I mean... it gets to 40 celsius everyday in summer here (Americans.... that’s about 104 farenheit)

    Elizabeth Del castilloElizabeth Del castilloPirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • It's crazy how fast you learn

    דורון ווליכמןדורון ווליכמןPirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • As someone who has been skiing since I was a year old, I must say you did really well. I wouldn't think it was your first time skiing.

    Dash LDash LPirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • The red looks like an easy blue

    derek22playzderek22playzPirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • Red run haha haha

    derek22playzderek22playzPirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • It pains me how bad he is

    Daniel Meyer GoetzDaniel Meyer GoetzPirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • This made me realise how lucky I am to be a natural skier

    Ben WoodsBen WoodsPirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • Your out skyIng I am in side with my family for 6mounths

    Oliver MageeOliver MageePirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • In America, there is I think 3 or 4 levels of slopes in skiing and snowboarding so instead of red runs we have the easiest which is a green circle the kind of intermediate which is called a blue square and the hardest which is a black diamond I think some slopes are even called double black diamonds which is even harder but im not completely sure about that

    Eli LaneyEli LaneyPirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • in hours you learned that what i learned i 5 years...... WHAT A BOSS XDD

    serhat17730serhat17730Pirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • I m from france and i love skiing in the alps

    CC RASCLECC RASCLEPirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • This is something i can really relate to it. I learned skiing in 3 -4 days when I was 24. My progression was very similar to Mike. I remember at night I felt legs moving, it was a bad sensation caused from too much practice. by the way I learned to ski. Then I was able to do a black track. So the secret is just practice and never surrender.

    On DaOn DaPirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • As someone who’s been skiing since they were two this was really enjoyable and quite funny to watch

    MateiMateiPirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • Hilarious loved it keep up the good work reminded me when I started

    AnipAnipPirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • Hahaha so funny watching mike

    The cover LlamaThe cover LlamaPirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • i've been skiing for 2 years now in the alps. he's pretty good!

    Mr FlibbleMr FlibblePirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • I live in glasgow

    finbo 27finbo 27Pirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • This winter u should go back and try a black or if ur ballsy try a double black

    corey leinencorey leinenPirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • next week you shuold learn to do archary with a bow and arow

    Wanda MehtaWanda MehtaPirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • You should learn to snowboard

    Phoebe's PicksPhoebe's PicksPirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • I never ski. Why? My country never snows. LOLOLOLOL

    FBIFBIPirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • But I do got it at me on the fourth day he was doing really good for a beginner

    Flexedspore And MoreFlexedspore And MorePirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • My eyes are bleeding from you skiing in four days I was already taking jumps

    Flexedspore And MoreFlexedspore And MorePirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • How do the color difficulties work in the east? In the west, green is easy.

    Samuel BriceSamuel BricePirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • PIZZA DO A PIZZA!!

    HighSwordHighSwordPirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • I have been to clavier I think I have GoPro photos of u

    Suzanne MetcalfSuzanne MetcalfPirms 3 Mēnešiem
  • Hm it seem a bit eazyer went I learned

    MixiosMixiosPirms 3 Mēnešiem
  • Mtb and bmx

    isaiah sangaisaiah sangaPirms 3 Mēnešiem
  • 6:32 thats a powder day

    Djordje LutovacDjordje LutovacPirms 3 Mēnešiem
  • Lol I just went straight to the German alps

    Teddy ReddingerTeddy ReddingerPirms 3 Mēnešiem
  • Im form norway and i learnd to ski when i was 5 years old . grate video :)

    RaptorBiteRaptorBitePirms 3 Mēnešiem
  • I live in a ski town. I have been skiing since I could walk, gotta say, you’re a very fast learner.

    KyzerKyzerPirms 3 Mēnešiem
  • Omg i went skiing before mike boyd ?!

    Bossalexgamez Pro guyBossalexgamez Pro guyPirms 3 Mēnešiem
  • whats a red run I know blues blacks and double blacks

    Owen breezOwen breezPirms 3 Mēnešiem
    • Also greens but,,,

      Owen breezOwen breezPirms 3 Mēnešiem
  • Me who has never gone skiing Why don’t you just go straight down and not try and control it

    ShrekShrekPirms 3 Mēnešiem
  • I remember when I went to Italy, and to the alps. That's where I learned how to skii. It took me 30 minutes to get the basics and then I took the 40m hill, and then proceeded to go to the red lane. I nailed it. But then I stretched a muscle in my back and had to go to the hospital Edit: everyone's speaking about the weather. Bruh I had to skii with a solid 10 M of viability with fog

    Dragontamer9021Dragontamer9021Pirms 3 Mēnešiem
  • Switzerland

    The Drunken BananasThe Drunken BananasPirms 3 Mēnešiem
  • Hi im Jonas 12 yers old. I live in Norway. Please kontakt me if you want to ski a bit faster and beter then that👍🤝👍🤘

    Per Medbøe ThorsbyPer Medbøe ThorsbyPirms 3 Mēnešiem
  • Him swerving around kids Kids jumping over him Also I did the same thing that Kim did at steamboat ski area and skied back down when I was 5

    Hunt5rox JSPHunt5rox JSPPirms 3 Mēnešiem
  • Boi, i learned how to ski since i was 4-5 yrs old

    evan tianevan tianPirms 3 Mēnešiem
  • I learned to ski in Switzerland and it was for a school field trip and I learned maybe in less then 4 hours

    Aacoon the Baboon and Macaroon RaccoonsAacoon the Baboon and Macaroon RaccoonsPirms 3 Mēnešiem
  • Your like my dad xD

    SquekIsBeckSquekIsBeckPirms 3 Mēnešiem
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