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One of the best downhill racers in US history gives some great advice on teaching kids to be your chairlift companion for life. 


How to Teach Your Kids to Ski - Fatherly Beta


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 If you’re a skier, you want to raise skiers for one simple reason: it ensures way better winter vacations for the next 18 years of your life. Kids can get used to the feeling of sliding on snow once their legs are strong enough to stand for more than a few minutes at a time, and the sooner you get them out there, the sooner they’ll stop thinking “Holy crap it’s cold” and start thinking “Holy crap this is fun.” We spoke with US Ski Team legend Daron Rahlves, 9-time World Cup downhill winner and father of 7-year-old twins, for some tips on raising future chairlift companions.