Monday, November 29, 2010

Yippee - team GBR2

Finally, a month after the initial announcement of athletes, I had a call from X-Alps organizer Hannes Arch last Thursday to inform me that they had decided to let me compete after all.  After the initial announcement I had been told I was a ‘reserve’ in case someone else dropped out.  It seems the organising committee had a change of heart and decided rather than keep the reserves guessing (and training!) they’d let us into the starting line-up. 

Whatever the rational, it has now just been announced on the X-Alps website (

So celebrations at making the start line now done with, the real fun and games starts – training and preparation!

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