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.,”
Well winter’s gone off the reservation, it’s off-script again…
It showed such exciting promise for a cold and quality winter until we realised it was almost December and we are still waiting for winter to appear. Don’t get me wrong it’s been cold. Continue reading “When winter’s not quite on script.”
I had intended my next blog to be about skiing, and racing and how all of that was only a week or two away. However after getting back from our extended off week two things had happened. Continue reading “Yosemite”
It seems like winter is finally here, after teasing and tempting us for weeks and weeks, showing glimpse of white in the mountains and hills we finally received our first snow fall of the year. It was such a nice feeling to wake up to everything being clean and white, covered in that perfect all consuming blanket.