You guys might recall Tony Nitti as the guy we blogged about who had a radical brain surgery and is blessedly out backcountry skiing again. He and his wife are also now blessed with yet another member of the WildSnow Little Ripper Club. Ryan Anthony Nitti was born at 4:23 AM this past June 2nd. 6 lbs, 11 ounces, 20 1/2 inches. Mom and baby are doing great.
into your life
That little ripper can make you forget your
worries and strife.
It really doesn’t matter whether
it’s a boy or girl
A baby will soon grow and take your favorite skis for a whirl!
So shower a baby with love,
every single way.
Show a baby you truly care-
that you’ll take them on every single ski day.
For with a blink of an eye, time
will fly out the door-
and your precious baby, will
be a skier evermore!!
(Paraphrased from a greeting card.)
WildSnow.com publisher emeritus and founder Lou (Louis Dawson) has a 50+ years career in climbing, backcountry skiing and ski mountaineering. He was the first person in history to ski down all 54 Colorado 14,000-foot peaks, has authored numerous books about about backcountry skiing, and has skied from the summit of Denali in Alaska, North America’s highest mountain.