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... and by the second half of day 1 were going right to the very top of the mountain which is over 10,000ft to ski the trails down. On the second day it was extremely powdery and there was a High Avalanche warning which was a bit scary but apparently is still fine to ski if you keep to the trails. The soft snow makes it harder to ski and Billy found himself snow up to his waist after trying his skills on an advanced trail - silly billy.
... and spills galore as the skiers tackled the very fast and demanding tight turning course.
What a weekend! The end of our time watching the Workd Cup skiers and we were certainly not disappointed. To travel half way around the world was worth it. An experience we will never forget and certainly aim to do again.
We farewelled Chris Ernst 'Uncle E'. We had found out that Uncle E was in fact the creator of the sport of ...
... the tricky Super G course with an error free run and was the fastest on the day. Given that he had spinal surgery in February this year for a herniated disc, it was quite a comeback and he was emotional on the winner's podium. After 3 consecutive victories Kjetil Jansrud from Norway was not disappointed with 2nd and one of my favourites Frenchman Alexis Pintaurault 3rd. There were some spectacular crashes as racers pushed themselves to the ...
... as much ruckus and noise as we could in support of the skiers as they came down the hill. Although I was disappointed that one of our favourites, the Norwegian Viking Axel Lund Svindal, was injured and not racing we could not have been more pleased than to see his compatriot, Kjetil Jansrud, fly down the difficult course to win from the Swiss Beat Feuz. The American crowd were delighted that Steve Nyman came in 3rd. It really was as thrilling and ...
... where the skiers will exceed 40m of air. They will need legs of steel!
Thurs 4 Dec
Really was a repeat of Wednesday. An overcast day with some flat light made skiing a little challenging. In some ways we have spoilt ourselves at home as we really only ski bluebird days now. However when you only have 2 days and Beaver Creek is on your doorstep then you ski no matter what the conditions. So we did! The sun broke through the cloud late afternoon ...