Some pics from Worlds...
Some World Championship pics... In no particular order.
Bird in the lead pack during the pursuit.
Pete getting Kikkan a feed...
The skiing reminds me of skiing through New England trees.
James in the Pursuit.
The downhills are really technical. High speed, spectacular falls and crazy corners.
Kikkan at the exchange during the pursuit.
Kikkan trying to hold her own against the best in the world.
Sarah Konrad getting to the high point of the course.
Lars skiing the sprint course in Japan.
Laura battling with Austria in the quarterfinals of the sprints. 24th place
Weiero hitting it hard through the bamboo forest. Yup, that's bamboo in the foreground.
We all thought that this was really funny as a prototype hairies ski. We all had huffed a lot of flouro carbons too.
Night sprints at the Sapporo Dome.
Sea of Pursuit
Top four in the ladies pursuit. Evi Sachenbacher (4), Kristin Steira-Stoermer(3), Katernina Neumannova(2), Olga Savialova(1) from left to right...
Torin in the quarterfinals.
There are about fifty people doing this job on the way into the venue. It seems like they love their job.