My wife was convinced she had to stay with tele. That is until last season when she almost destroyed her knee. We got her set with some Dynafits, and lasers. Last weekend, first run of the year, she did 10x better than she ever did on tele....and she was smiling. Now she actually wants to go BC. Thats how AT has improved my life.
Now splitting, thats where its at. You gay-ass plankers don't even understand.
Seriously though. I think you should do whatever is fun. If tele'ers are convinced that they are on the path to riotousness, more power to 'em, but they don't have to be so insecure about it. Jesus loves all the little children...red, yellow, black, and white