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German European Cup

Last weekend I competed at the European Cup in Grasgehren, Germany. There were meant to be two competitions, one on Saturday and one on Sunday but the second one got cancelled, ironically due to too much snow overnight! Plus the 120km an hour winds might have had something to do with it. The comp on […]

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Looking forward to European Cup in Grasgehren

This weekend I’m going back to Germany for another competition. It’s a European Cup in Grasgehren. I’ve competed in Grasgehren a few times before and they usually have a good course so I’m looking forward to it. I’ve seen a photo of the start section of the course this year and it looks big, plus […]

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German World Cup, Feldberg

This weekend I competed in the World Cup held in Feldberg, Germany. It’s the first time there’s ever been a World Cup there so it was quite exciting. We had a training day on the course on Thursday, this was interesting in itself as due to lack of snow the course was incredibly short. The […]

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Germany World Cup this weekend

This weekend I’m competing at the World Cup in Feldberg, Germany. There are two races there back to back spread over Friday, Saturday and Sunday. I’m really excited to get racing again as we’ve has a few races cancelled due to lack of snow, this has made everyone, including me, that little bit extra excited […]

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Race cancelled but training going really well

I should have been heading to Italy for a race this weekend but it got cancelled due to lack of snow. When this happened my team looked at the calendar and we decided to go to a different race running this weekend in Germany. Then that race got cancelled too! So my next race will […]

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Lenz Heated Gloves are Awesome!

I am an Olympic snowboard athlete and spend each winter travelling the world training and competing on snow. I have done this for the past 14 years and have experienced hugely differing conditions from sweltering heat to the coldest competition I’ve been at was minus 36c and that was without wind chill! When I am […]

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Back after the Christmas break

I had a good break over Christmas in Albertville, France with my family. The snow wasn’t great on the mountains around there unfortunately but we went up as high as we could and had some good days skiing /snowboarding. My Mum and I snowboarded and my Dad and brother skied. I haven’t snowboarded with my […]

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First World Cup since March 2014. Montafon, Austria

This weekend I competed at my first world cup since March 2014! I have been away from World Cup since the Olympics as I was concentrating on training specific areas of my technique. My main focus for the competition was the qualification round. This is where you do a run by yourself against the clock. The […]

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The season is going well!

I’m loving being back on snow this winter and have had a great start to the season already. I’ve been training on snow since the start of October. Mainly in Hintertux, Austria. The glacier in Hintertux is very high so it’s open virtually all year with guaranteed snow. They have a good snow park here […]

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Sleep, performance and my Sealy bed

Good quality sleep is something that’s easy to overlook, but as an athlete it is a major part of my sporting program. Exercise depletes energy, fluids, and breaks down muscle. Hydration and the right fuel are only part of training and recovery. Sleep is key. I want to make sure I get the best possible […]

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