Gaper Day (pt. 1)

12Apr08

175 // April 12, 2008

Gaper Day (pt. 1)

Gaper Day — aka “Thrift Store Ski Party” — was held at Arapahoe Basin today. Lots of beer, music and locals in florescent onesies with mullets.

Gaper Day (pt. 1)

Gaper: A gaper is a skiier or snowboarder who is completely clueless. Usually distinguished by their bright colored clothes and a gaper gap, the gap between goggles and a helmet/hat. Gapers also sit at the bottom of jumps and try and go big off table tops in the park. (ala Urban Dictionary)

Gaper Day (pt. 1)

Urban Dictionary: Gaper

1. My eyes are burning from that gapers bright colored clothes.
2. I fell off the chair laughing at that gaper tuck.
3. Did you just see that gaper getting landed on because he was sitting like a dumbass at the landing of a jump.

More pictures tomorrow.

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10 Responses to “Gaper Day (pt. 1)”

  1. 1 HotBeans

    I see mustache!

  2. 2 Momma L

    I LOVE this!! How fun it must have been. David looked really cute!

  3. 3 kristina427

    gaper day is hillarious i can’t wait till april this year

  4. 4 momo

    Does anyoneknow when Gaper Day/Thrift store party at A-Basin is this year (2009)? Ususlly 2nd weekend April – but that is Easter….

  5. 5 Matt

    I hear April 4th – Can anyone else confirm???

  6. I have it down as April 12th for 2009 – and I’m pretty positive that’s the date even though it’s Easter Sunday the next day. Since all this traffic comes from a Google Search on A-Basin Gaper Day 2009, I’ll post here if I hear any different!

  7. It has been confirmed that April 4th is the date for A-Basin’s 2009 Gaper Day – http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1301006620

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