Kim mountain bikes, climbs, and does open-water swimming in order to help get her body ready for freeskiing and ski mountaineering. In the video below, she talks about the importance of cross training for well-rounded athleticism, and then dons a wetsuit for some laps in String Lake. - See more at: http://www.backcountry.com/explore/preseason-training-mountain-athlete-training-center-with-kim-havell#sthash.AT0waXae.dpuf+ More details
Rob Shaul’s Mountain Athlete Gym in Jackson, Wyoming, is where Backcountry athletes like Kim Havell, Griffin Post, and Pip Hunt develop the strength and endurance required for high-stakes mountain sports. The Backcountry video crew dropped in to witness a fast paced training session and capture the essence of the Mountain Athlete approach to fitness. As the first of a three part series, this video focuses on the history and training philosophy of the Mountain Athlete Gym.+ More details
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