has been an unusually warm and dry race season - luckily no races have been
cancelled, but all of the scheduled practice days at Ski Cooper were
scratched. Speaking of which, Ski Cooper
was a new race venue and provided a fairly technical course with over 20
features (even with the low snow totals).
|Ski Cooper Course Start|
|Ski Cooper Start Section|
Copper Course is in a new location on the mountain and as usual was in solid
shape for all our competitions.
|View From the Start of the Copper Course|
participated in 5 of 6 Rocky Mountain Series Races and taken home Gold after
each. There hasn’t been as many Legend
Division competitors this year, so many of my Finals have been Mash-Up’s with
other age divisions. This
scenario is not ideal, but it gives me the chance to race in a heat with 4
competitors instead of 2, and it’s fun to race against younger age groups (and
|US Olympic Medalist, Alex Deibold, Handing Out the Medals|
Ski Cooper we raced 2 Masters (30 – 39 y.o.) and 2 Legends (40 – 49 y.o.). At Copper they lined up 2 Adaptive, 1 Masters
and 1 Legend during the first race weekend and for the last race, 1 Senior (23
– 29 y.o.), 1 Masters, 1 Legend and 1 Methuselah (60+ y.o.) (both of these
Copper mash-up’s are on the video). Experienced some GoPro issues throughout the year so I wasn’t able to get as much race footage
as normal, and as a result, the highlight reel is kind of short.
getting geared up for Nationals which is just under 2 weeks away. Work-out’s are going well and I’m looking
forward to SBX Practice Days this week.
Check back shortly for updates on all the Nationals activities and
|Nationals Prep is Going Strong|
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