Zoe Gillings Fit and Ready for USA SBX Dec 2011
Wed 16 November 11
Zoe Gillings is about to finish her on snow training in Hintertux, Austria, before heading out to the first World cup SBX competition of the 2011/12 season on December 15th in Colorado, USA.
Zoe Gillings Fit and Ready for USA SBX Dec 2011 © Photo: Mike Weyerhaeuser
"I've been training in Hintertux now for 6 weeks and I've got 2 more left, it's been absolutely brilliant training for an extended amount of time compared to the 4 days training I got last season! My Olympic training program now consists of a world cup coach, assistant coach, physiotherapist and technician this is the first time in my career I've had access to so many services all of which are required at the top level of competition."
Zoe Gillings at Sunday River
It's not all been plain sailing though, Zoe suffered a nasty head injury on Thursday cracking her helmet in training after which for 3 hrs Zoe had a short term memory of about 1 1/2 minutes.
"It's just one of those things, it happens, my headache has nearly gone and I hope to get back on snow late next week, at least I provided my team some amusement as I kept asking the same questions over and over again for 3 hours!"
Zoe will also be flying to England on the 22nd November for the evening as her newest sponsor, Optimal payments, have invited her to attend the Optimal Payments VIP cocktail party at the ice bar in central London.
From here Zoe will be flying out to Colorado, USA on the 10th December for her first competition of the 2011/12 season which she is looking forward to greatly.
Wed 16 November 11, Laax, Switzerland
Innsbruck (AUT) 15.11.2011 - Burton Snowboards and LAAX have decided to postpone the Burton European Open from January 2012 to the end of February due to the current weather conditions.
Wed 16 November 11, Sunshine Village, Canada
Sunshine Village is set to open this Thursday,November the 17th for the 2011-2012 season, a day earlier than they had inititally expected.
Wed 16 November 11, Crystal Mountain, USA
Crystal Mountain, WA– Just four months after closing for skiing in July, Washington's largest ski resort plans to open Friday, November 18, based on a snow-filled forecast for Wednesday and Thursday.
Wed 16 November 11, Revelstoke, Canada
Revelstoke Mountain Resort can’t wait any longer and excitedly launches into its 5th season with a Sneak Peek Weekend for all skiers and snowboarders to enjoy!
Wed 16 November 11, Hintertux, Austria
UK born Aimee Fuller wins her first TTR World Tour event at the Pleasure Jam in Dachstein glacier in Austria.