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Sitting in Saturday-morning ski traffic on I-70 the day of the event, I was hopeful about getting back into the outdoor dating scene but worried that my dates would leave me in a spray of snow.

I’m a pretty cautious skier, and I figured everyone there would be shredding.

Luvbyrd, a dating app for outdoorsy types, has organized these speed-dating events since 2015 and hosted a day at New Hampshire’s Crotched Mountain and two days at Colorado’s Loveland this year.

I signed up for one at Loveland the weekend before Valentine’s Day.

But there I was, six months later, trying to get out of my comfort zone by skiing with complete strangers at a chairlift speed-dating event.

Nowhere was this more apparent than at New York Comic Con’s speed dating event.

Prejudices that plague the wider dating market are checked at the door: Asian men—who don’t fare well by Ok Cupid’s metrics—are a highly sought after commodity, possibly due to anime and Japanese dramas finally showing Asian male characters as objects of desire rather than derision.

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