Who Needs Snow?

You can have the fun of winter sports all year round--if you don't mind the gawkers

I hate the gym. For years I was a member of the physical-fitness mafia, but after a while I just got bored. So I quit, cold turkey, and vowed to lift nothing heavier than a pint of Ben & Jerry's and jog only as far as the corner Blockbuster. After two years of blissful lethargy, however, the guilt finally sank in. I refused to hit the treadmill or pump iron. Instead I found a way to get fit that is a lot more fun and could even grow into a hot new sport in the coming era of global warming: snowboarding...

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