The Heroic Killington Cup - My Experience From The Other Side Of The Media Fence

Good morning ski, snowboard, ski race, and snow sports fans! I say Good Morning because I am starting to write this article on the morning of Day 2, Slalom Day, at the Heroic Killington Cup. It’s a mild morning here at Killington Resort . The winds are not as strong and the temps are not as low as they were yesterday for the GS race. As I watch from the media center window as the vendor and race areas come to life, it seems almost like a sleepy Sunday morning. That fits, though, since it is Sunday morning. I am starting to realize that my plans for covering this event have changed a couple of dozen times since I received the email that I was approved for media accreditation back in October. Some of those plans had to change based on what I have learned on this side of the media fence. Yes, Ski Rex Media has been around for a while, but this is the first time I have been able to work as media at an international event. I don’t want to say I’m in over my head, but there is definitely a