Just Don’t Mention the B-word

Half an Adventure

“Hey guys, guess what?”

“What?”

“We’re going to Kazakhstan!”

This refrain has played out quite a few times over the past week and a half, and it’s amazing to finally be in Almaty, the former capital city of what definitely isn’t the world’s number one exporter of potassium*, even if the pollution leaves a bit to be desired. But first, I need to give a brief summary of the past week in Ramsau, Austria.

As the cliché goes, a picture tells a thousand words, so I’ll let the photos do the talking. In brief, some good snowfalls finally arrived, leading to some days of skiing in blizzards and other days of perfect conditions. The only downside was that we were preparing for championship races, which means training volumes have to be a little less. They were the kind of conditions in which you want to ski forever!

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Lastly, Allison and…

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