We did a lot of snowboarding in Colorado. I love it there.

She feels the wind biting her cheeks; her knees are shaking. Why would she ever agree to do this? She wanted to show him that she was tough, but she’s terrified. She’s never been snowboarding before. He puts his arm around her, sheltering her face from the onslaught. She makes it off the lift and buckles in. He’s already gone because he thinks she’s good at this and can keep up. She watches someone else carving the powder. Attempting to copy them, she pushes herself up and gains some speed without knowing how to stop. She falls on her ass.