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Monthly Archives: January 2010

World Champion!!!

World Champion!!! Has a nice ring to it! Yes this was the goal at the beginning of the season, building momentum, attempting to do my absolute best on every track in the world to see if I was capable of success with such diversity. Not only are all the tracks in the world different, but every week is different. Confidence, environment, health, training; it all plays a part in the outcome at the end. And I will be the 1st to admit that there were weeks this year that I had no reason to be confident. There were weeks that … Continue reading

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Silver in St. Moritz = Victory

Silver in St. Moritz is sweet victory for me! 4/100ths of a second I finished behind Great Britain’s Shelley Rudman and sometimes that would make you wonder all the “woulda, coulda, shoulda’s” but in my situation, after the week I had I was probably happier than Shelley! I started my week off blind, literally! Our first day of training on the only natural track in the world, it was about -15C. I wanted to see what was going on in the 1st kink (a little corner) so I was outside ready to go for about 5 minutes watching the 2 … Continue reading

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Gold & Track Record in Konigssee!!

Track Record in Konigssee, Germany!!! This is a prestigious accomplishment in the sliding world because the Germans sliders (skeleton, bobsleigh or luge) rule their tracks. They have an amazing sliding program at all levels and are always the athletes to beat. The coolest thing about owning this track record is that it will stand forever!!! No I’m not being conceited, but the bottom part of the Konigssee track is going to be blown up this summer. This was the 2nd track I ever competed on when I was 16 years old and I won a silver medal at the World … Continue reading

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