Look, we love skiing as much as anyone (and more than many), but if you came here looking for inspirational quotes like “Skis are the ultimate transportation to freedom” you’re in the wrong place.
Below you’ll some of our favourite snarky, tongue-in-cheek, stereotypical ski quotes, ones that poke fun at our favourite pastime in a way most skiers will appreciate. Plus, they’re Instagram and Pinterest friendly so you can share them with your mates!
(If you are after inspirational skiing quotes though, we have our favourites up over here.)
Top 10 Best Ski Quotes
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.
It is better to go skiing and think of God, than go to church and think of sport.
If you’re looking for a vacation concept that combines the element of outdoor fun with the element of potentially knocking down a tree with your face, you can’t do better than skiing.
Cross-country skiing is great, if you live in a small country.
– Steven Wright
Snowboarding is an activity that is very popular with people who do not feel that regular skiing is lethal enough.
If you want to get a good taste of powder, first you have to eat some.
– Bob Barnes
Skiing is the only sport where you spend an arm and a leg to break an arm and a leg.
People weren’t meant to fly, that’s why we make kickers.
Just ski down there and jump off something for cryin’ out loud.
To the uninitiated this one might not seem very funny but if you know about legendary pro skier Shane McConkey and his trash-talking, egotistical, snow-blading alter-ego, Saucerboy, it all makes sense.
To see a couple more films starring Shane/Saucerboy (as well as the rest of our favourite ski and snowboard movies) be sure to check out our Top Ten (or so) Ski and Snowboard Films of All Time.