• Sam Box

The Greeting Grind

The start of the season can be a truly stressful time. For a lot of people, these are new surroundings full of strangers with different customs and greetings.

For starters, how are you to know who you will ever actually meet again out of the hundreds of people you meet in these fateful first weeks? You’ve given your number to countless people who you say you will shred with, but how much of this social graft is actually worth while? Only time will tell (none of it).

But the real barrier is not language or whether you ski/board/snow scoot, oh no. The real trial of your social abilities is tested in the greeting. The possibilities are endless but here are some of the options available to you:

A simple handshake

A hearty fist bump