Behind the scenes in Kitzbühel

July 2nd, 2012 by

What the ITU photo gallery fails to show is all the little bits around the actual race.

How one is squeezed in between a bag and a front fork driving down to the race.

Or the bliss of rediscovering that left over pizza coming back from the race.

The two hours of racing is surrounded by days of preparation. We leave camp two to three days before to attend the race briefing, do some lighter training on the course, – and rest up.

After having crossed the finish line the job continues.

There is the doping control, the warm down, the phone calls and updates and the late evening dinner.

The day after is my favorite, a potential sleep in, a light session and a beautiful hotel breakfast.


For a little sneak peak behind the scenes – here is the album