Posted on December 4th, 2013

“Making a lot of small mistakes is a good way to stay alive. It helps you recognize when things are going bad early, and builds the tools to save yourself in the process. Deny the mistake and the opportunity to learn slips away… If I go in – flame away. Learn what you can, but most likely, it’ll be because I made a few small mistakes and they cascaded into eternity. This sport can kill any of us without very much effort. Blue Skies. This sport glows brightly, and burns incomparably beautiful images into our memories. That brightness comes at a very high cost. It’s the lives of our friends, the blood and the bones of our sky family. That’s the dark side, the Black Death. There is no one without the other.”

Eric Stephenson