Saturday, February 19, 2011
Ski Mountaineering World Championships - Day 1
We jumped through the "registration hoops" along with 22 other countries from around the world last night, met up with the rest of our teammates, got dinner and went to bed....lots of jet lag to say the least.
The big news so far is the lack of snow, which has forced a reschedule of the Sprint race that was scheduled for Saturday (Day 1). It has now been rescheduled for Wednesday....and because of some new snow they got yesterday (about 20-30cm) the organizers did not allow any one to go preview the Pairs race course, which will be Sunday.
We end up spending lots of time shuttling around in the team vans as everywhere is a bit of a drive. The scenery is beautiful and the roads are very tight and curvy, so with a loaded car full of gear and people, its makes things interesting....no one has gotten "car sick"...yet!