Qualified for World Championships! Full sprint and distance race report.

Paul Kovacs. Elite Cross-Country Skier

So as promised a full race report from the weekend here in Canmore is on the way! It’s been quite the roller coaster ride these last few days.

Saturday dawned very cold  (-11 degrees C) but clear. It was expected to snow later that day and this change in temperature was going to mess with the wax a lot so we were hoping it would hold off.

We had our usual pre-breakfast run and then headed up to the tracks for the warm-up and the Sprint. The races this weekend were the opening NorAm’s or North American Championships. So with some of the best up and coming Canadians and the Swiss World Cup sprinting team, there was an extremely high level of athletes.

The Warm-up went and all too soon I was in the starting pen and getting ready to race. However I may of stripped to my race suit…

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