2008.08.05 - News Editor
Olympic precamp for the Swedish cyclist is situated in Yanqing. 1.15h outside Bejing and only 30min on the bike from the circuit of the race.
I arrived here on Friday and to getÂ acclimatized has not been that difficult. Weather here is HOT and very humid. But with a nice located hotel and a beautiful area for training I like to see our conditions as perfect!
Yesterday I had a 5 hours training together with Martin. We were guided by the police and duringÂ our ride we saw more policecars than normal ones, so you canÂ´t complaine about our safety.Â Legs are feeling good and my head aswell, the only thing is the humidity. After 4 hours in the sun it felt like I was breathing through a straw and at the moment thatÂ´s the only thing that worries me. According to the air pollution I havenÂ´t felt anything butÂ I guessÂ itÂ´s different to live outside the city.
I have also had timeÂ see the climbÂ at the circuit and I have to say that I thought it would be worse… alot worse! ItÂ´s a hardÂ climb but itÂ´s more like threeÂ climbs in one hill so it doesnÂ´t scare me
Now I look forward toÂ my last preparations and of course to race!
Here are some photos of the last days training
Name: Emma Karolina Johansson.
Born: 23 Sep 1983, Sollefteå, Sweden.
Team: Wiggle High5
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