The last week and a half has been an awesome start to our northern winter, as we head into our first training day tomorrow for the Nakiska World Cup this weekend. We have been based out of Canmore as we did last year and skiing at a few resorts nearby, mostly Norquay and Nakiska. The conditions have been ideal, clear skies and low temperatures has given us some solid days of training. The basic focus has been building and consolidating the progress we made in the southern winter back home. Below are some shots.
At Nakiska we had a start section that was a great to get back into a gate. A few teams started to arrive and it was good to catch up with everyone. It was here I realized that the first race was just around the corner, which I cannot wait for. The off season has been quite long and have had a lot time on-snow and in the gym, about time to get going!
Here are a few shots from last year. I am going to post a bunch more from previous seasons, mostly racing shots, in a gallery. The shots below are from GEPA.
(A heat from Are laste year in Sweden. Photo Credit: Gepa)
Training begins tomorrow for our first competition in Nakiska. Wednesday and Thursday are training days, followed by two days of racing on Friday and Saturday. I feel as if the AUS team has worked well together and have really been a good training bunch. We have prepared for the upcoming races more than ever, as I believe, and hope everyone the best for the races!
Will keep you posted after the comp.