Lizeroux to forerun the Kranjska Gora Slalom
On Monday French skier Julien Lizeroux announced, through a post on his web page that he would be giving his comeback on skis a first try this weekend by forerunning the World Cup races in Kranjska Gora, Slovenia.
“I thank them and it will be a good way for me to test myself in “race” conditions and see the path that I have to go to get closer to the world's best,” Lizeroux wrote.
The skier, who’s last competition was the Kitzbuehel Slalom in January 2011 said he had been alternating physical workouts and Slalom training since the beginning of January.
“I continue to progress at my own pace and the road upward will be based on my form and my feelings,” Lizeroux wrote. “I still have a lot of days of work ahead of me before actually performing, but I intend to do some races before the end of the season to see exactly where I am.”
He intends to start at the French Championships in Peyragudes on March 22 and the World Military Skiing Championship in Galtur, Austria) on April 10. He also plans on competing at some FIS races in France.
As of Tusday, Lizeroux will be joining the French technical team as they prepare in Austria for the next World Cup.
Lizeroux also finished his statement with a shout-out to his team and their awesome results thought the season.
“Everyone is in great shape, and after the superb victories of Alexis Pinturault in Garmisch, Adrien Theaux in Kvitfjell and the more than successful World Championships for the French clan, the momentum is very positive for the last stretch of the season.”
The original post in french can be found here.