Watch: this 80 12 months previous park skier remains to be ripping

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The latest ski parody movie ‘Hotdoggin’ Hans’ is worth a watch.

Do you think an old dog can’t learn new tricks? Well, that old dog doesn’t have to – Hans’s hot dog tricks are still as hot as they were 45 years ago.

X Games medalist Alex Ferreira plays Hotdog Hans in this parody, a former king of the mountain who is now an old dog trying to preserve his legacy on the local park lawn.

His character is as 70 as it gets: a retro jacket in red, blue and turquoise, jeans, bright white sunglasses with side protection and of course a hat instead of a helmet.

His bones ache and crack as he flies down a run. His confidence fades when he approaches a herd of tween park skiers and asks if they’ve already done it. “Be careful, old man,” comments a boy.

That will not do. Hot dog Hans wants to prove that he can keep up with the toughest park rats there – even at his age. Watch Hans channel his younger self and hug his hot, swagtastic old-dude style.

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Mary Murphy

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Mary is based in GearJunkie’s Denver, CO office. She has degrees in English and Journalism and has been writing professionally for over four years. Her outdoor interests range from running to sport climbing, from landscape photography to pack paddleboarding. If she’s not writing, you can most likely find her on top of a fourteenth or at a local bakery.

Topics: skiing, winter

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