33 Epic Snowboarding and Skiing Quotes to Inspire you to Hit the Slopes
By Kay Rodriguez
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Updated October 25, 2022
Looking to pump yourself up for a day on the slopes? Anyone who has skied down a mountain knows how exhilarating that experience is. Share our love for the snow with these epic snowboarding and skiing quotes.
Quotes about Skiing on the Mountain
There’s nothing more satisfying than conquering a mountain with a pair of freshly waxed skis. Capture that emotion by sharing one of these quotes about skiing.
“Feel the mountain and let it show you how you’re going to ski it. Relax and cruise. This isn’t a fight, it’s a dance, and the mountain always leads.” – Jim Bowden
“A bad day on the slopes beats a good day at work” – Unknown
“Everything looks clearer from the top of the mountain.” – Unknown
“Skiing is the best way in the world to waste time.” – Glen Plake
“Cross country skiing is great if you live in a small country.” – Steven Wright
“Skis are not just pieces of wood, steel & fiberglass. They are tools for escape, a medium for personal expression, a way to challenge fears, push limits and share incredible experiences with your friends.” – Unknown
“For me, personally, skiing holds everything. I used to race cars, but skiing is a step beyond that. It removes the machinery and puts you one step closer to the elements. And it’s a complete physical expression of freedom.” – Robert Redford
“A pair of skis are the ultimate transportation to freedom.” – Warren Miller
The Best Snowboarding Quotes
Of course, we didn’t forget about the cooler cousin of skiing. Check out these inspirational snowboarding quotes.
“In snowboarding, there’s a huge focus on style. It’s the aesthetic that draws us in.” – Seth Wescott
“Some people attach snowboards to their feet, very few attach them to their souls.” – Shaun White
“Snowboarding is an activity that is very popular with people who do not feel that skiing is lethal enough.” – Dave Barry
“I know a lot of people who used to ski, but I don’t know anyone who used to snowboard.” – Unknown
“When hell freezes over, I’ll snowboard there too.” – Unknown
“There are no rules in snowboarding.” – Amy Purdy
“There’s no blueprint to snowboarding, you know? You can really make your own mark.” – Sage Kotsenburg
Inspirational Skiing Quotes
Need some motivation to hit the slopes? These quotes about skiing will be sure to get you putting on those ski boots! Share one with a friend!
“If you don’t do it this year, you will be one year older when you do.” – Warren Miller
“There are only four things you can do on skis. Turn right, turn left, go straight, or sell them.” – Warren Miller
“It’s better to go skiing and think of God, than go to church and think of sport.” – Fridtjof Nansen
“Gotta use your brain, it’s the most important part of your equipment.” – Warren Miller
“We can’t control what the ratings will be. It’s like, if you’re going to go skiing, do you hope you’ll have a good day of skiing? Yes. Do you hope you won’t break your leg? Yes.” – David Hyde Pierce
“Sometimes it’s all about the win, sometimes it’s all about the skiing.” – Bode Miller
“Just ski down there and jump, off something for crying’ out loud” – Shane Mcconkey
“Some people can never learn to ski powder snow without exerting tremendous effort and strength because they allow their rational, left-brain hemisphere to control the entire situation.” – Delores LaChapelle
“When you think about it, we’re strapping strange planks of wood to our feet and launching off of giant snow walls. It’s pretty intense.” – Shaun White
“If you wanna get a good taste of powder, first you have to eat some.” – Bob Barnes
Skiing Quotes About Having Fun
Of course, the most important part about skiing and snowboarding is having fun! Check out these quotes about skiing that will remind you how much fun it is!
“You can’t buy happiness but you can buy a lift pass” – unknown
“People weren’t meant to fly, that’s why we make kickers” – Warren Miller
“There is no such thing as too much snow.” – Doug Coombs
“I don’t like bungee jumping, but I do like skiing.” – Roger Moore
“Skiing combines outdoor fun with knocking down trees with your face.” – Dave Barry
“Skiing is the best way in the world to waste time” – Glen Plake
“Snow skiing is not fun. It is life, fully lived, life lived in a blaze of reality.” – Dolores Lachapelle
We hope you got as much inspiration from these quotes as we did. If you liked the article, share a quote with one of your fellow skiers. We hope to see you on the slopes!
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