Skiers vs. Trees: A Tale as Old as Time. If you have skied long enough, you have no doubt had your own battle with a tree and I would bet that 99.99% of the time the had tree emerged victorious. One brave LumberSkier decided to take a stand, that it was time to fight back, that forested ski areas tyrannical violence gone on long enough. Watch as this skier loses control near a small tree and absolutely bodies it. We honor your fight and hope you made it out of there unscathed.