Originally Posted by Richie-Rich
Anybody here do it? Since I am over the hill to ever be a pro skier I am eyeing the Jeep King of the Mountain Skicross series...dont know if I am good enough but at least it seems to be more obtainable and within the realm of reality.
I think KOM is dead or became the Honda Skiercross series, or something. But if you don't have a very strong racing background you're pretty deluded to think you could hang with those guys. Guys like Rahlves, Puckett, Gavagio, and Errol Kerr (who is pretty impressive sometimes) race in those things, and although they are sometimes open to qualifiers there is no way you stand a chance unless you're a pro-level skier. Generally the token local qualifier gets smoked in the first round--I can't tell if you're joking about Nastar, but if that's the extent of your racing experience, well...it's kind of like thinking you could play MLB based on playing t-ball at the park.
Skiercross is a lot fun, but also a great way to blow an ACL (twice, in some cases...).
I guess this is a pretty old topic, oh well.