Chile 2017

Back at it! Summer training finished up with 3 weeks at El Colorado in Chile.

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Since the camp was three weeks, we had room to play around with unorthodox training drills. My favourite was follow the leader – granted, it’s a little difficult when you’re following the 2010 Olympic Champion, Jasey Jay:

Chile is a great place to go for summer training because 1) it’s Winter there! 2) the snow is firm and dry 3) they have killer sunsets

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Chile camp ✔️

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In all seriousness, the camp was a great environment to build consistency and break down techniques that could be overlooked otherwise.

On a typical day: we had two courses, 6 runs in the morning, 6 in the afternoon for a total of 24 runs in a course per day.


Training run:

The biggest thing I gained from this camp was consistency in my heel side turns and recognizing when best to transition between the two to get the MAX SPEED. I worked a lot with hip movement and building up the courage to essentially throw myself down the hill.

For now, I am back in the gym preparing for fitness testing at the beginning of October. Stay tuned…






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