A-Basin terrain park uses offensive name | SummitDaily.com

A-Basin terrain park uses offensive name

It was with deep chagrin that I read that (Arapahoe Basin) has used as a name for (its) new terrain park one of the most offensive expressions in the American slang language. All adults and most teenagers and some preteens know that although the spelling is different, the pronounciation is the same and the meaning thereof the same. This certainly either defines what the Legend means to us old-timers who have skied A-Basin over the years; or maybe tells the new generations that this is their mountain to increase rudeness on the slopes which has been steadily gaining ground throughout the U.S. ski areas.As you can read here, I join many of my generation, ages over 50 years, who have been skiing for many decades in being offended by this name. I will not use my season pass which allows me to ski at the A until this name disappears.Editor’s Note: The park is called “Mutha’ Hucker Terrain Park.”

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