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Day 2 of competition in Sochi postponed

23 январ€ 2009 года

The second day of competition that was scheduled to take place today,Friday January 23, is postponed due to warm temperatures. These conditions are not ideal for the security of the riders.

According to Jerome Ruby, the Head Mountain Guide for the event, «The isotherm level of 0°C was at 3800 meters and we are only at 2200. So, there are cornices everywhere that we were not able to secure; therefor, we decided to wait.»

The window is still open for the second day of competition to take place either Saturday or Sunday. In the meantime, the riders are enjoying the snow and sun…

Tags: FWT, NRA