Megan McJames

February 2009

Posted on: March 5, 2009

This February was a classic month on the world cup tour.   We traveled all over Europe to countries from France to Italy and Italy back to Austria.  I saw things through the windows of cars and planes that I never could have experienced just sitting at home in the United States.  We spent so many hours in the ski team vans that there was always a demand for new CD’s with new music to keep us occupied as we drove across the castle dotted landscape.  Europe culture is old and history is everywhere.

We drove up a very narrow road that cuts a zig-zag up the French mountain to Val D’Isere for World Championships 2009.  Although, I didn’t have the results I was hoping for, with a DNF in the Giant Slalom, I had a great time experiencing my first championship event.  The weather on race day made tough conditions for racing but also turned the little French town in the mountains into a winter wonderland.  While we were there I took advantage of European cultures like eating roclette and sampling beautiful pastries. 

I am going home to now to take a week off and recharge my batteries before our last technical world cup race before finals, in Oftercshwang, Germany.  I am hoping for some good luck and good skiing so that as the season comes to an end I can feel satisfied with my results and look forward to a warm spring!

 

Look at my beautiful photography from Val D'Isere, ha!

Look at my beautiful photography from Val D'Isere, ha!

 

 

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1 Response to "February 2009"

Hi Meg!
The season is nearly over or are you going to take part in U.S championship in Alaska at the end of March?
Are you happy for your results? I think you have done a lot of experience this year!
You have travel a lot around the world! What are the main difference between Europe and USA?

Greetings from Tarvisio – Italy

Daniel

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