White powder vs. Tango Argentino

Powder Mountain Perspective from Ian Provo on Vimeo.

Common

(could be pro or con, depending…):

  • Balance

  • Rhythm

  • Dissociation

  • Improvisation

  • Flow

  • Max 12 min. rush

  • Addictive

Skiing pros

  • Fresh air

  • Beautiful mountains

  • Keeps you in shape

Skiing cons

  • Avalanches

  • Weather dependent

  • Cold, dress accordingly

  • Tough ascents

  • Heavy on the knees

  • Practical clothing

  • (Almost) no women

  • Rarely champagne

  • Doesn’t thrill me half as much as…

Tango pros:

  • …dancing cheek to cheek

  • Beautiful women

  • Beautiful music

  • Champagne

  • Stylish clothing

  • Shoes

  • All you need is a floor, a good partner and good music

Tango cons:

  • Warm, can’t dress accordingly

  • Good music and good partner not always available

  • Never enough?

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