If you believe in something and you stand on a solid foundation concerning your belief, then you can generally afford to be at ease with how you present yourself. Not always, but often.⠀
People who don’t believe in what they’re showcasing or what they're saying have no choice but to mask the insecurity of their position with seriousness. It’s a simple, but useful, heuristic.
If epic powder was guaranteed, would the thrill be the same? Not likely. The atmospheric conditions required to create ‘the best runs of your life’ are rare, fickle and fleeting. Skiing powder is a destructive art form. The act of enjoying it, destroys it - but that’s the beauty. At the end of the day we don’t know if it will be hours, days, weeks, or years before we are in place where the elements align again. The uncertainty creates the thrill, and it’s all about the thrill. .