Thursday, January 23, 2014

Konigssee, European Championships & The Last World Cup

Last Race - Konigssee, Germany

When:       This Friday - January 24, 2014 (Late Thursday night MST)
Where:     Konigssee, Germany
Time:        1:04 a.m. & 2:34 a.m. MST, Heat Start Times
Start #:     Noelle is off 2nd.
Length:   1250 Meters, 30 meters longer than Igls, but more technical.
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Noelle Pikus-Pace has had a slightly rough week with her Grandpa passing away. Comments directed to other things and or looking forward to the Olympics are recommended. Thank you all for your support and dedicated fanship!! Speaking of which, her Mountain Crane groupies and brother just arrived this evening with another surprise visit. What die-hard fans! :) Look for the Big Heads!!!

The Track last year at night. This year is a 9 a.m. local time race. Neat track though!!!

Noelle officially qualified for the Olympics in which we will fly out to Sochi next Thursday with the team. Yipeeeeee!!!! We can't believe it is finally here.

Here are Noelle's past results here in Konigssee and the competitors to look out for in the race:

2006: Noelle Pikus-Pace 5th Place (2nd race after the Broken leg)
2007: Noelle Pikus-Pace 3rd Place
2009: Noelle Pikus-Pace 9th Place
2010: Noelle Pikus-Pace 6th Place
2013: Noelle Pikus-Pace 1st Place (Noelle's 1st win back since 2007 World Championships)

Competitors to look out for:

Marion Thees - GER
Anja Huber - GER
Katie Uhleander - USA
Lizzy Yarnold - GBR

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