Saturday, February 11, 2006

Redneck skiing

Bode MillerI like Bode Miller's style, and will be seeking to emulate it in full in Canada later this month:

[T]he 28-year-old Miller has become a sort of anti-hero to a host of Americans who had previously ignored skiing. Rolling Stone described him during an interview as a "rosy-cheeked ski god, a sexy redneck addicted to DIY fun, adrenaline highs and stupid amounts of beer". Even when he is not trying to be deliberately controversial, it seems Miller cannot avoid offending someone. He has riled his Italian hosts by refusing to stay in the Olympic village because of the size of the beds.

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