Megan McJames

January is for Adventure!

Posted on: February 15, 2016

January’s race schedule called for another European adventure…

Possa di Fassa, ItalyThe trip started in beautiful Possa di Fassa, Italy where I had lots of fun training giant slalom with the West Team girlies!

Giant Slalom Training with the West Team Girlies!

#westteamisthebestteam

World Cup GS in Flachau, Austria

World Cup Giant Slalom in Flachau, Austria

I was lucky enough to have my Dad keeping me company in Europe and being my support team at the World Cup races in Flachau and Maribor!

World Cup GS in Maribor, Slovenia!

World Cup Giant Slalom in Maribor, Slovenia

Race Day in Maribor

Race Day in Maribor

The weather made snow conditions tough on race day, but also made for beautiful sunsets along the Drava river!

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Downtown Maribor, Slovenia

The Infamous Kitzbuhl Downhill

Kitzbuhl, Austria

Dad & I decided to spend New Years watching the men race the infamous Kitzbuhl downhill.  There was so much excitement for ski racing and I was very impressed by the male athletes throwing themselves down such a challenging course!

Thank you Pinky's Hut for making out stop in Kitzbuhl possible!

Thank you Pinky’s Hut for making our stop in Kitzbuhl possible!

IMG_0584Then it was back too work!  I had so much fun training and eating pizzas with the World Cup girls in San Candido, Italy. Being back with the team was not only fun, but pushed my skiing to the next level!

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San Candido, Italy

San Candido, Italy

Then it was back to Eastern Canada and U.S. for a long series of Noram Races:

NorAms Switch Gears to Whiteface Speed

IMG_0642It is always fun to win, but even better with a friend! Congrats on your GS comeback Resi Stiegler!

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Thank you to everyone who makes podiums possible for me with their support!

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So many crazy, fun, beautiful, fast girls on the circuit; hanging out with friends new & old!

“It’s the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting.” 

-The Alchemist

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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