How cool is that!
It's not the skill; lots of folk have that. It's the work. She has a work ethic that is beyond anyone else in women's skiing.
That is awesome. Mikhail Baryshnikov was once doing a stint in a play at a major college drama program and a sophomore I knew asked him to a sorority formal. He politely declined but reportedly was very pleasantly surprised to have been asked.
Excellent! That kid has achieved high school prom legend status. And it's great that she dressed down.... don't want to upstage the local girls too much.
I'm thinking he won't have a problem getting a date for the next dance.