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.”
Asia is not known for Nordic skiing. Japan is synonymous with powder skiing but apart from that, Asia gets overlooked in general when we think about winter sports. But there we were last Monday morning after the Falun World Cups in Sweden, piling into a World Cup transport van and heading to the airport bound for South Korea. Continue reading “Racing in South Korea!”
On January 20th, I landed in Stockholm, Sweden after flying via Iceland. I didn’t get too much sleep but at least it was easy flying, with lots of space for me to relax. I had a stopover of only 40 min in Reykjavik and I hadn’t thought about passport control at all… Continue reading “Swedish World Cups”
Well my first trip down south to race is over. I flew back home to Alaska for a few days and then yesterday I packed my bags and this morning I boarded a plane heading for Europe. I fly to Stockholm and then up to Falun by train to race World Cups. Continue reading “Dancing between the storms”
I’m finally on a plane, heading down south for my first racing trip. I was fortunate to leave Anchorage as the sun crested the mountains, bathing everything in a perfect pink alpen glow. It’s not often I get to fly in the morning and it was beautiful to see. Continue reading “On the road again.,”