Our first competitions were in Kuusamo/Ruka, Finland. Coming from last years comps there, I was super excited knowing I have been jumping better with time. Also knowing I was in good form on the cross country side, I thought I had a solid chance for some top 30.
Due to the weather, the competitions were a challenge to get off. I was there for a whole week and only got three jumps. Unfortunately they weren’t great jumps and had some tough wind.
The positives that came from kuusamo, was my form in racing. I skied very well in the first race, ranking 6th in time rank and just missing points. In the second race, I had a solid race in very slow conditions, unfortunately I was in the “bus start” and didn’t put enough time on the skiers I passed to stay in points!
With better condition on the horizon I was very excited to travel to Lillehammer!