I had a sled like that growing up. Even though we got very little snow, I enjoyed my little brother pulling me! But what fun!
This brings back wonderful childhood memories spent sledding down the hill all day in our neighborhood with sisters, brothers and friends. We would go out in the morning, come home, eat lunch, get dry clothes and head back out until we were about frozen and the day was drawing to an end! We used to get that path slick as glass and tear down the hill screaming away. The trick? There was a big creek at the bottom of the hill so you had to make sure you veered to the right or left just in time or in the water you would go.
The old fashioned sled⛄️ How pretty and also brings back great memories❤️
Ah yes that flexible flyer sled does bring back memories. We would sled on what we called the ” Camel’s hump” .It was 2 hills and if you built up enough speed you could go down one and actually head up the second one and then down that one. We would use wax paper to make the blades even slicker. We would sled all day, and only take a quick lunch break at my friend’s grandmother’s house, where the hill were. She would serve hot ovaltine ,grilled cheese sandwiches and tomato soup. We’d get all warmed up again and then sled until dark. Some of my happiest childhood memories !
I had lots of fun on a sled like that but also had a disaster too. I couldn’t steer it fast enough and broke my nose running into a tree. Must have been when I was 7 or 8. But of course, we farmgirls aren’t stopped by anything and as soon as my mother would let me, I got right back on and went again. (no more accidents, though)
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