It is hard to come to terms with my present circumstance. To help me understand and process things a little better I decided to write one more blog.
Alaska. Australia. New Zealand. Australia. Alaska.
It’s safe to say I got my fair share of flying in over the past few months.
I have to admit, I thought I had already written a blog for how the last part of my time in Australia and New Zealand went. I guess I was wrong. I was just too caught up in winter and forgot! Continue reading “There and Back Again: A Skiers Tale.”
Ski racing and more broadly speaking, being an athlete, is all about making small incremental improvements and gains in every aspect of the sport. Mentally, physically and technically. They are all little steps we need to take to improve. Sometimes it feels like we are walking backwards and at other times we stride forward with ardour and vigour. Continue reading “Satisfying steps forward”
Touching down in Australia after being away from home for almost two years was quite amazing. I arrived at 8:00am and my brother picked me up from the airport and took me straight to his place in the city. I just crashed for a few hours napping. Continue reading “Back Down Under”
Well I’ve done it yet again: let time pass me by, without writing down any of my adventures on paper. Training kicked off months ago and I’m already stacking up the Ks and hours. Continue reading “Another year, Another start to the grind”
Landing in Alaska, I was greeted with some welcome changes to the landscape. We had piles of snow everywhere and more importantly amazing sunshine! It was so wonderful to come home after being on the road for so long. Just feeling the warmth of the sun, and having day after day of perfect blue bird sky was fantastic. Continue reading “That white powder.”
It’s been about two weeks since my last blog and a whole lot has happened since then. Namely, the 2017 World Championships in Lahti, Finland!
The weekend of World Cup racing in Otepää, Estonia was a 1.6km skate sprint and a 15km classic. After two weeks of fantastic sunshine and cold temperatures the weather broke. It went from great, fast downhills to hot sunshine- turning the snow to mush! Continue reading “The Estonian mix.”
For the last two weeks we have been based in Otepää, Estonia. The team has been recovering from our time in Korea and preparing for the last World Cup here before World Championships in Finland. Continue reading “Training in Estonia”