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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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First race of the season

I’ve had a great start to the season with 5th place at the European Cup in Pitztal, Austria There was a massive field of more than 200 competitors at the race on Thursday so we went straight into heats ranked by FIS points. I raced in a total of 6 heats through the day to […]

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Nutrition in my sport

One question I get asked all the time is “As an Olympic athlete do you have to be careful about what you eat?” It’s a good question and usually results in an interesting conversation. In short yes I do, the same as all Olympic athletes do. I need to make sure my body has got […]

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