Mountain Pulse: Skiers, snowboarders sharing the mountain in harmony

13th January, 2016 by

By Ross Leonhart

VAIL — We’ve all heard the jokes.How does a snowboarder say hello? “Sorry, dude.”How many skiers does it take to screw in a light bulb? One hundred — one to twist it in and 99 to say, “Nice turns!”The animosity, jokingly or seriously, between skiers and snowboarders has mellowed out over the years.“Sure, there used to be some animosity,” said Jim Service, who started snowboarding in 1986. “But that’s just because I think a lot of skiers were a little slow to come around to it. Now, I know people who ski and snowboard.”Breckenridge was the first major ski resort …

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