China Updates for Oct 6 & 7

Oct 6 –1st Tournament Day in Liuzhou–we got to the site at 8:30 for a 9:30 show, with still no practice allowed yet. However “change of plans”, practice was allowed for both teams. The jump ramp side curtains grabbed the … Continue reading

Updates from China for Oct 2nd through the 5th – Lots of Travel

October 2nd Mad-City Boyz made it safe and sound to Shanghai yesterday afternoon. A total 36 hour trip for them before they saw a bed, because directly after they landed in Shanghai we all took a domestic flight to the … Continue reading

More Site Seeing Pictures from China

Don sent back some more pictures they’ve taken while site seeing. It looks like they’ve made it to a big city, but I don’t have any more details other than the pictures shown below. … Continue reading

Some Site Seeing Pictures from China

A brief update on the competition they just finished: We lost the competition by 7 points. Skied really well yesterday, but the jump sunk and without jumping with these guys… John had to reorganize. He has done a GREAT job!. … Continue reading

Day 2 at the Jin Xi Lake Competition

(Sept 29) Yesterday we wrapped up the 2-day Jin Xi Lake Competition. China’s score placed them in 1st and us in a close margin behind, in 2nd… Arik Lebda got most valuable male in the Jin Xi tournament. The tournament trophy looks … Continue reading

Day 1 of the Competition

Sept 27 – hot and partly sunny. We had good practices and skied the opening ceremonies at Jin Xi Lake. The Chinese had no falls, we had a couple –but all went great. Dinner for 200+ involved with the event … Continue reading

The Trip to China and Opening Ceremonies

Hi from China! 18 of us made it safe into Shanghai. Travel was easy, but long. We “followed the sun” on our flight, and added another day to our life without a night in between. Upon arriving at the hotel … Continue reading

Mad-City is off to China Again

On Tuesday, September 25, 2012, members of the Mad-City Ski Team boarded a bus in Madison at 6am to embark on the team’s 4th trip to China. Due to the trip being nearly two weeks long, some members are only … Continue reading