On the gondola on the way up the mountain (with a very excited Dad)
Sporting the new goggles - "they have a polar bear eating ice cream on them"
The ski rental place was like a factory assembly line - each staff was in charge of one part of the gear (below was the helmet measuring guy). They were incredibly fast, spitting out new fully-equipped kids every 2-3 minutes.
Stand up straight so we can see if these (itty bitty tiny) skis will fit you . .
All geared up in 2 mins flat, now where's the double black diamond run?
We just had to take a selfie while we waited for the rest of the ski school class to arrive
And finally, the RESULT! After two days of ski lessons and playing in the snow, Axel learned to balance on his skis, build a snowman, throw snowballs, ride the Magic Carpet, ski down the hill "very fast so you couldn't see me", and make his Pizzas (stops) quite successfully. See video proof below from the proud parents: