Megan McJames

Archive for October 2014

Independent Ski Racing just got home from a three week trip to Europe that started with a training block on the glaciers in Schnastal, Italy and Hintertux, Austria and ended racing the World Cup Opener in Sölden!  Here are some photos of the adventure:

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The view from the top of the tram at Schnastal Glacier

Thank you to Sarah Sch

Reunited!!!   (Left to Right: Sarah Schleper, Resi Stiegler and Me)   Photo Credit: Resi Stiegler

Getting ready to ski some GS with the Italian Team in Hintertux

Getting ready for a Giant Slalom session on Hintertux Glacier!  Photo Credit: Sarah Schleper

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Thank you to Team Mexico and Sarah Schleper for including me in some amazing days of training!

Getting some words of wisdom from the famous Ante Kostelic of Croatia  Photo Credit: Cody Marshall

Getting some words of wisdom from the famous Ante Kostelic of Croatia!  Photo Credit: Cody Marshall

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Thank you to coach Cody Marshall, not only for working hard the past three weeks in Europe, but for helping me believe in my self when the challenges seemed impossible to over come!

THANK YOU to coach Cody Marshall, not only for working hard the past three weeks in Europe, but for helping me believe in my self when the challenges seemed impossible to over come!

Always make time for a pizza stop!

Always make time for a pizza stop!

1.5meters of new snow in Sölden two days before the race!

1.5meters of new snow in Sölden two days before the race!

Me and Cody getting ready on race day in Sölden!!!

Cody and I getting ready on race day in Sölden!!!

Our work paid off and I was super excited to be one of the three America girls in the top-30 in the tough conditions of the World Cup opening GS in Sölden- bib 54 to 26th place!

skiracing.com’s Recap of October 25th’s Race

Lastly, a huge thank you to Sally Martin and Harold Kaufmann for flying me to and from Europe on Delta!

To Podium Ski Service in Park City for getting my skis ready to race!

And to DataXstream for all of your support!

HAPPY HALLOWEEN!!!

HAPPY HALLOWEEN!!!