Jetlag, Water Slides and European Boat People

Half an Adventure

I am writing this from our little piece of Alpine fantasy land, Seefeld. It’s the kind of town where the shops are moderately expensive, the views are always perfect, the people are friendly and everyone seems pretty happy. We have been here for five days now so I think it’s time for another update.

Training

Our training has mainly been about getting over our jet-lag and getting used to skiing again. We do a morning run, which is always quite cold and often slippery, then a morning and an afternoon ski session, focussing on technique.

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Morning runs with our coach (centre), Ridiculously Photogenic Ewan

Each session felt more difficult than the last, as our extended sessions of existential contemplation we have all undertaken at 4am each morning, wide awake, took their toll. The snow is of exceptional quality (cold and powdery) but lacking in quantity, and we have all had…

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