Do you wonder where snow Olympians go train? Some of them might be at Club Med - just like you! Discover more below and ski or snowboard where Olympians do!
Club Med is happy to be an official partner of the Olympic Winter Institute of Australia (OWIA). The OWIA takes care of the training of athletes and the coaching in sports involved in the winter Olympics.
This partnership means Aussie snow Olympians can perform at their best by staying, training, and recovering in Club Med’s ski resorts worldwide. And also have fun in the process!
Curious to know in which resorts our Aussie Olympians have been?
Here’s how it works: ski cross champions practice at Club Med Val Thorens Sensations in France, snowboard cross shredders also enjoy the French Alps slopes from Club Med Valmorel, and aerial ski stars rise in the air at Club Med Beidahu in China.
So here’s your chance chance to ski beside Australia’s elite winter athletes, and even pick up a tip or two!
Discover below Sami Kennedy-Sim’s experience on Club Med slopes with a series of four videos. The Australian freestyle skier made her second Olympic appearance at the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Games.
Sami tells the story of her ski cross memories, failures and successes: from her best memory (first podium on world cup) to her aspirations to see more and more people to join the team and the Olympics.
Balancing olympian ski life and personal life is not always easy as Sami explains here. She shows how lucky she is to have been for 15 years on the road now and also 7 years of marriage. The ambition and drive to be at her best keeps her going in life.
The importance of having a team which is a kind of family on the road is a necessity to be successful together. Sami is happy to share these incredible experiences with her team.
Club Med brought all the support to the athletes for their training, eating and recovering needs. Sami highlighted the importance of the environment where you evolve in and all the necessity Club Med could offer such as excellent nutrition, gym, direct access to the hills - all in one spot.
Interested in knowing more about Club Med snow resorts? Discover more information about perfect ski holidays here.