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17 Signs It's Your First Day On The Slopes

Learning curve alert! If you're a newbie, you're in for a long day. But if you hydrate with ZICO, the Official Coconut Water of the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games, at least you'll be doing one thing like a pro.

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1. Although you might be in over your head, you have those exciting first-day jitters.

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You'll never know if you don't try!

2. You ignore the resort map because WHATEVER.

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It's all just one big hill, right?

3. You need an employee to help you lock your boots in.

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No big!

4. You make the group take an obligatory ski lift photo.

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#memories

5. And everything's fine and dandy until you reach the summit.

Whoops.
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Whoops.

6. Almost immediately you're down for the count.

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7. Everyone leaves you in the dust because, well, they know what they're doing and you're screwed.

8. You try to go at your own pace.

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9. But then realize that it's not worth bothering.

10. You can't tell the difference between a jump and a small hill.

11. Your legs feel like jelly, and it gets harder and harder to stand up.

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12. So you learn just to stay down.

A long while.
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A long while.

13. You realize you don't know how to pee in the gear.

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14. You start missing your friends from the lodge.

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15. You come very close to doing this:

16. But every newbie finds a second wind.

17. By the end of the day, you're such a pro that you don't even need both skis.

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(Because you probably lost one.)

Go from novice to natural with ZICO, the Official Coconut Water of the 2014 Olympic Winter Games.

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