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TOBLACH, Italy – In all the confusion of travel, race coverage, and eating delicious Italian cheese, we failed to post the Tour Day 5 A to Zeller.  While slightly dated, here it is in all its glory…Ranging from ‘A’ for Alexander Legkov to ‘Z’ for…well you should know by now. A – Alexander Leglov:  Victorious today. B – Benzene:  This is not diesel.  Don’t put this in your vehicle over here.  Ooops! C – Cappucino: ...

A          Aston Martin:   Spotted one out on the roads today.  Huh?  Pretty fancy car for pretty crappy roads?  Oh wait, there goes Petter! B          Blue:   As in blue sky!  OMG….. we almost gave up on good weather.   It was only a tiny bit of blue, but appreciated immensely. C          Cash:  $89,420.  Marit Bjoergen’s cash winnings this season.  Therese and Justyna are way back in the $40,000 range…. D         Duct Tape:   Many racers had it on...

Tour de Ski Day 2 — A to Zeller A – Axel:   the Diesel Engine is back. He seems to have awakened from his nap of the last year. B – Big:    Four BIG hills per 3 km lap. An anonymous Fasterskier reporter skied 6 laps beforehand and proceeded to tap out…Herring boning in front of World Cup fans is poor form. C – Crash:    Men’s race, 200m before the finish. Talk about a cluster… D –...

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A – Awesome:   One word to describe the first day of the Tour De Ski.  You have to see it to believe it. B – Beer:    Yes, the Germans take their beer seriously.   In the Fasterskier apartment, beer greeted us.  Chilled and waiting. C – Camera:   R.I.P.  Nat and Topher witnessed the camera on the 200m track on the big huge hill break free and run away from the video guys during warmups.  It was...