Last few months were a blur. Between college, wedding preparations, documentary photo projects & numerous doctor visits by both me & Nina, we didn’t have time to breathe, let alone blog. But the winter is getting closer by the minute & training & blogging as well as hardcore studying will become my primary activities once again.
To tell you the truth, I didn’t do much for my body in the last couple of months. After all the disappointments of last season, it was my brain that needed the first summer off in a very long time. While I understand the bad consequences it carries with it, it was worth it for me. I explored other options & other fields of my life as passionately as I usually pursued skiing. I had to take it down a notch, so I could bring it up a notch again over the winter.
I start my winter season as a true underdog. After the failures of last year, no one really expects me to excel, some even wonder if I can hang on, which in my opinion I still can. One year of testing every single setting there is on a Nissin will finally cash in & we are ready to make a few more adjustments before it starts for real in October.
“And what if you don’t, what if you can’t, what if it doesn’t go?” many ask me. Life learned me another hard lesson while the Team Jakič blogs were gone & told me once again about the things that truly matter. It taught me about the people I absolutely cannot live without & paths that I can take when the white circus ends for me. I like what lays ahead & am not afraid of stepping in that direction.
Once again, I start a season on a new ski team, with a new coach & new teammates. I’m sure it will be fun & challenging in a new way at the same time. You’ll hear all about it once again on the same kind of schedule, with a new blog post coming every 2 days or so.
Now, you know everything & you can safely turn off your computer. Go out, take a walk or go run in the park. After all, life is just one big roller-coaster waiting for you to hang on tight & enjoy the show!