"Hot dog" skiing (1969)

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Sun May 20 00:11:56 UTC 2001

   The RHHDAS has 1972 for "hot dog" in skiing.

October 1969, SKI, pg. 35 ad:
(...)  Runs for cowards.  Runs for Hot Dogs. (...)
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November 1969, SKI, pg. 1 ad:
_Don't forget the Hot Dogs._
Remember how cold and wet and uncomfortable you were the last time out?  Don't forget to pack plenty of new Hot Dog sockliners, gloveliners and underwear.  (...)

February 1970, SKI, pg. 112:
COMING IN THE SPRING ISSUE OF SKI: (...)  THE DOGS OF ASPEN, a humorous investigation of the canine subculture at this great ski area.
(I didn't see this story!--ed.)

December 1969, SKI, pg. 111:
   You can't pry them loose for any of the wide-open "fun runs" that are so much the style in trail-cutting these days.

December 1969, SKI, pg. 149:
   Until a beginning skier develops his "ski legs," he may find it difficult to lift and twist the entire weight of his ski in a kick turn.
(See "sea legs"--ed.)

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