The Funniest Chairlift Safety Bar Video Ever


Lionel Starr has captured the essence of growing older in a ski town in his hilarious video and original song, “Footrest.” There are some great references to Telluride life in this one, places and faces that locals will recognize.
Starr’s “Footrest” is just one of the videos competing in this year’s Third Annual Telluride video awards TV Video Awards. The awards ceremony, a fun, red-carpet affair at the Sheridan Opera House, takes place on January 9. You can check out all the local videos vying for the prize and vote for your favorite here. You can also purchase tickets to the video awards show here.

If you’ve ever taken three runs down Bushwacker and called it a day, parked in the heated garage in Mountain Village and hauled your kids’ skis out to Lift 1, and especially if you’ve started putting the safety bar down so you can take a load off your tired feet, this one’s for you: