2 down… and ready for more!

Aimee Watson

19th November

I’ve got the first 2 races under my belt… phew! And WOW those were probably the biggest FIS races I have ever seen. There were more than 500 athletes racing over the entire weekend with 200 women racing in the 5km classic and 160 in the 10km freestyle. It was almost like a World Cup except a larger range of skiing abilities and not every World Cup nation was represented.

I’m fairly happy with how everything went. Having the 5km classic race as the first race was a good warm up in terms race day logistics –  getting the grip sorted and warming up at the same time. I am happy to say that I think I nailed the grip… the skis felt nice and fast but I only slipped a few times in the whole race. It was on my favourite wax too (for those of you…

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