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  • 1. #getSamitoSochiSami’s heading to Copper and Going for GOLDSami Kennedy-Sim – Jindabyne & Canberra AustraliaAustralian National Ski Cross Team AthleteFor immediate release: Wednesday November 7, 2012This coming Sunday November 11, Ski Cross athlete, Sami Kennedy-Sim isheading to Copper Mountain in Colorado, USA for training prior to the firstSki Cross World Cup- and first Olympic Qualifying event on December 8.Training in Colorado all comes at a costThis Sunday November 11, Ski Cross athlete, Sami Kennedy-Sim is headingto Copper Mountain in Colorado, USA for training prior to the first Ski CrossWorld Cup (and first Olympic Qualifying event) on December 8th. CopperMountain, located a short drive from Denver is a popular touristdestination for many Aussies. Sami however, will be training there at the www.facebook.com/SamiKennedySimhigh altitude-training centre. www.twitter.com/samikennedysim Competing on the FIS Freestyle Ski Cross World Cup Tour, Sami is currentlyranked 11th in the world. With less than 500 days to go until the Sochi 2014Winter Olympics, she is off for another winter of Ski Cross action. For Sami to have a chance at qualifying, she needsto raise $40,000 to cover her training costs both in Australia and Internationally.Through generous support by the Olympic Winter Institute of Australia (OWIA), Sami has access to some ofAustralia’s best facilities, Such as the Australian Institute of Sport, New South Wales Institute of Sport and NSW’sPerisher Ski Resort. Having relocated to Canberra in February, Sami is utilising the opportunity to train alongsidemany Olympians at the AIS and surrounding Snowfields to maximise her chances of a podium result at Sochi.Competing on the FIS Freestyle Ski Cross World Cup Tour, Sami is currently ranked 11th in the world and with the2013 northern hemisphere ski season looming she off for another season of Ski Cross action.With less than 500 days to go until the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics, Sami and the Australian Ski Cross team aregearing up for the upcoming Qualification events.Sami departs for Colorado, USA on November 11 to prepare for the first World Cup and Olympic Qualifying event ofthe season to be held in Nakiska, Canada on December 8th.For further information contact:Sami Kennedy-Sim on Twiiter, Facebook or 0431 360 734