Swiss Nationals was a success for the Canadian ladies 💪🏻
2nd Kelsey Serwa, 3rd me, 4th Alexa Velcic.
I’ve also qualified for World Cup finals in Veysonnaz, Switzerland after some tough racing in Germany and Russia. The top 16 woman race at finals and I managed to claim the 16th spot.
I didn’t know what to expect coming into this season; a rookie on the World Cup circuit, and it’s been so good/ terrifying. There’s been some hard times – not qualifying for two races, missing two races due to injury, etc. however there have been loads of great times-a 6th and 7th place and top 16’s in all other races.
As a result, I’ve learned so much about the sport and myself as an athlete. Through integrating with the national team, dealing with the pressure of having to preform my best all the time, realizing that the top skiers in the world also feel those pressures and that the bad days do not define you.
Most importantly I’ve learned that I have to believe in myself even when it seems that others do not. Cheesy I know, but so true.
After World Cup finals we go to Austria for Europa Cup finals then we come back to the mother land for Canadian nationals.
Let’s do it!
In early December I had an unreasonably large crash while preparing for the World Cup season in Switzerland. It was an exceptionally windy day on