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Alpine Skiing – World Cup.  Australia, England, Haute-Savoie… Caitlin McFarlane, from opposite ends of the Alpine peaks

Alpine Skiing – World Cup. Australia, England, Haute-Savoie… Caitlin McFarlane, from opposite ends of the Alpine peaks

At 21, Caitlin McFarlane, born in Oceania and trained at Haute-Savoy, began shaking up the hierarchy by managing high pips well alongside her generational peers. To be confirmed this weekend in Andorra (Giant, Saturday 9:30am and 12:30pm, Slalom Sunday).

She is a special skier from the Antipodes! Be careful, raw talent, still needs to be polished. But definitely looking towards the summits. Sydney native Caitlin McFarlane traveled the world to become a snowboarder. Sally, an Englishwoman living in Australia, her mother and Ian, an Australian born in England before growing up in Aussie, headed for the Alps.

“Stress is better than fear”

“I went to Haute-Savoie when I was three. I live in Morzine and I'm still at the Saint-Jean d'Aulps ski club, where I learned to ski from the age of 7. Rรฉmi Gullas and Jeremy Bonpart trained me well before starting the federation,” said three. Skier of Nations explains.

Before skiing, Caitlin McFarlane played soccer, with boys in Morsin and girls in the Haut-Savoyard district, before returning to Pรดle France in Albertville. Then everything accelerated. In December, it started in Courchevel. In Lyons, a few days later, he scored his first World Cup points (26).

Also note Flachau (13) his first round in night rocket modee Abandonment in heat 2), sa 23e Jasna's great condition (Feb 68) and the calmness that emanates from his person: “I sometimes get stressed at the start of a race, but it's a good stress rather than fear,” notes the technician. Continue this weekend in Andorra.