Yuri Borodavko spoke to Daily Skier at the training camp in Ramsau as his athletes were ..playing floorball. Borodavko is almost unique among the top xcski coaches: he believes that ball sports – be it volleyball, floorball or even football – are good for morale and team spirits. And that the benefits of good mood outweigh the potential risks.
…For the Russians this season was as experimental as it could : instead of going to their usual Alpine and Norwegian training spots, they’ve stayed at home – which meant no snow skiing in the summer and non-standard altitude camps. How will affect Alex Bolshunov, Natalia Nepryaeva and their teammates