Skiing Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old skiing quotes, skiing sayings, and skiing proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

And, as an adult, I tried skiing, and I ended up in tears. Sutton Foster
It's like swimming in a lake your whole life and then someone taking you to the ocean. Kitt Redhead
The sport of skiing consists of wearing three thousand dollars' worth of clothes and equipment and driving two hundred miles in the snow in order to stand around at a bar and get drunk. P.J. O'Rourke
Skiing is the pleasurable part of alpinism, way more pleasurable and fun than alpine climbing. Michael Kennedy
Skiing is the best way in the world to waste time. Glen Plake
They've been working really hard, and they've really changed their style of skiing from when they started. A.J. Jones
Kids today, all they talk about is big air. I say, stay on the mountain, that's where the action is. If you want big air, pull my finger. Smooth Johnson
There are really only three things to learn in skiing: how to put on your skis, how to slide downhill, and how to walk along the hospital corridor. Lord Mancroft
I'm never tired of winning, and I'm never tired of skiing. Lindsey Vonn
Skiing is the only sport where you spend an arm and a leg to break an arm and a leg. Anonymous
Powder snow skiing is not fun. It's life, fully lived, life lived in a blaze of reality. Dolores LaChapelle
I'm looking forward to free skiing the most. Just groomers, big wide groomers making nice big turns. Picabo Street
When you're skiing, if you're not falling you're not trying. Donald Rumsfeld
There is no such thing as too much snow. Doug Coombs
Skiing makes me feel great, and it gives my legs such an incredible workout. Joely Fisher
There are many skiers who have chosen tele for a more compact, streamlined skiing system. Paul Parker
The problem with winter sports is that follow me closely here they generally take place in winter. Dave Barry
The sensual caress of waist deep cold smoke, glory in skiing virgin snow, in being the first to mark the powder with the signature of their run. Tim Cahill
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
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
Challenging snow is one of my favorite kinds of skiing, and I like being able to switch techniques at liberty. Paul Parker
It is better to go skiing and think of God, than go to church and think of sport. Fridtjof Nansen
Skiing is the conquest of the useless. Glen Plake
I do not participate in any sport with ambulances at the bottom of the hill. Erma Bombeck
Skiing can be thought of as a control and guidance activity, sliding down on a varying surface. David W. Murrie
Skiing is the next best thing to having wings. Oprah Winfrey
A person should have wings to carry them where their dreams go, but sometimes a pair of skis makes a good substitute. Hans Gmoser
Skiing is a dance, and the mountain always leads. Anonymous
That feeling is the same whether you're on either side of the hundredths. Obviously, it's great to win the world championship, but if you put down that kind of skiing, it's awesome either way. Bode Miller
I think the most important thing in skiing is you have to be having fun. If you're having fun, then everything else will come easy to you. Lindsey Vonn