@simihamiltonabout about 12 days ago

From cold sunsets over blue skies to pouring rain and dense fog, pretty much experienced the… https://t.co/9G0hm8haEE

@simihamiltonabout about 22 days ago

On days like this, do everything you can to avoid the groomed trail. Crust skiing on 9/3/2017… https://t.co/45oa6cCRK3

@simihamiltonabout about 26 days ago

Swapped the skis for running shoes and got a little taste of the big Southern Alps. 10,000' vert… https://t.co/hNaKqhH4Q9

@simihamiltonabout about 28 days ago

Thanks for convincing me to pack my shoes and harness, bmkoons. @ Lake Wanaka https://t.co/IDApWXv8fs

Simi Hamilton

 
Bib #1 for qualification. I was pretty stoked to qualify 12th, leaving me with a bit of confidence that it was going to be a good day. The course in Drammen goes up and around the beautiful church in the background. Photo: Nordic Focus

We Love This PlaceFebruary 8, 2016

It’s Scandinavia… what’s there not to love? Granted, we go to some fairly amazing places throughout the whole year, but I think it’s probably safe to say that any time we board a flight from central Europe or the U.S., and the destination on our ticket stub either reads OSL (Oslo-Gardermoen), ARN (Stockholm-Arlanda), or HEL (Helsinki-Vantaa) we get a little more pep in our step and you see a few more smiles in the aisles. Maybe it’s the fact that we know where we are headed… great ski towns with amazing food, awesome training and racing venues, and with locals around every corner on the street or turn in the trail who are genuinely psyched to see you there and share their home with you. It’s not that we don’t get all those things in just about every other place we go during the season, but there’s an energy here up north that’s just a little bit different, and it feels a bit more like home. With the Canadian tour rounding out the World Cup season this year, it’s nice to feel that energy a bit earlier in the season than we’re used to (usually our Scandinavian tour starts in early March). Although the weather has been a bit dramatic since we’ve arrived here and we’ve seen everything from … read more >>

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