Terrific training in Hintertux
Killington Mountain School Alpine athletes just wrapped up a very successful training project in Hintertux, Austria. Thrilled to be back on snow, the group reported great conditions and solid gains made in training.
Alpine Program Director Tom Sell commented, "The Hintertux project was very productive, with 19 athletes from U16 through PG. It was very good to see the athletes working together across age groups and genders, with Izzy Jenne and Cassidy Bebo training with the PG boys and getting a healthy dose of Pavel style coaching. We spent a large portion of the camp free skiing, then the older boys along with the two girls started some gate drills in both SL and GS. The U16 boys spent the majority of the time in free ski drills, with two days of fundamental GS near the end of the camp, while Lon spent the entire camp with Anja Kroon, Hannah Caldini and Bella Phelan on free ski drills. It was great to have the groups be able to focus on specific needs and also have the ability to move athletes to the group that best served their needs. Conditions were very g