Skip to comments.Ski resort to retire name to avoid mental health connotation
Posted on 06/29/2022 12:43:49 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer
SOUTH POMFRET, Vt. (AP) — A small ski area in Vermont has announced that it’s retiring its name, Suicide Six, this summer amid growing concerns about the insensitive nature of the historical name.
The resort said on its website on Tuesday that it shares those concerns and “embraces the increasing awareness surrounding mental health.”
“The feelings that the word ‘suicide’ evokes can have a significant impact on many in our community,” the resort statement said.
A new name will be announced in the coming weeks for the ski area in South Pomfret, near Woodstock, which opened in 1936 and is home of the Fisk Trophy Race, a rite of passage for competitive skiers, according to the resort’s website.
“The Suicide Six Ski Area has an enduring legacy spanning nearly nine decades, and it is vital that the name better represents and celebrates what makes it a beloved and vibrant part of this community,” the website said.
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Thought it’d be Mad River Glen for a minute.
Thank goodness, this has really been bothering me. Maybe call it Abortion 6 million.
Death Slope #1 ?
Sonny Bono Run #2 ?
Biden Presidential Confidence Run # 242135?
It’s a long way down...
The tough part is the Airline Step as you
go into the “Stationary Bicycle” !!!
Ski it if you can.
I was guessing Biden Slopes.
A new name will be announced in the coming weeks for the ski area in South Pomfret...
Don’t look now, but they have another naming problem. The town is named after a french fry.
Imagine the outrage if they also had a statue of Robert E. Lee on that run also.
It would be epic.
Donner Pass is next.
Frankly this doesn’t bother me as much as all the virtue-signalling libel by deletion of great Founders and so on.
In other news, the Bureau of Roads announced it is renaming “Dead Man’s Curve” to “Formerly Living Persons’ Turn”.
Um, you can’t call a ski run a “slope” any more, either.
what a wimpy, degenerate culture we have. Wish i could go back about 4 decades before these insane communists completely took over.
When I was a kid there was a boneshaker hill at the end of my street dubbed Suicide Hill and if you could ride your Stingray down there without it doing the Shimmy Shimmy Shake with subsequent crash and skinned up knees you acheived ledgendary status...
I crashed a couple of times, my older stepbrother told me to lose the ape hangers and I might have a chance. We moved overseas before that challenge presented itself, I outgrew the stingray too.
I visited that street in Mountlake Terrace Washington many years later and I drove down to the beginnings of Suicide Hill.... pfffft things always look bigger when you’re 10.
“Suicide is Painless” - MASH them
Suicide Squeeze play - baseball
Suicide Squad - football
Suicide drill - basketball
“Suicide Squadron,” a 1940 English film about a Polish concert pianist who joins the RAF.
They already changed Squaw Valley.
LOL. And you can't call a bunch of gook in a pail gook anymore. How about black sludge? Oops, that was all kind of wrong from this white supremacist. Guess a "black hole" will now be called "very very dark place", since hole is slang for womyn's parts, so I've heard.
What about white light? Ooh, Ooh, I know, "Gay Light" since it can be all colors when divided by a prism. I think I'm getting the hang of this.
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