Ricci started training at Sierra Strength and Speed in the beginning of September of 05, with the goal of making it to Torino, Italy as a member of the U.S. Paralympic Alpine ski team.
Our main objective was to increase Ricci’s strength in her lower extremities and core so she could increase endurance while racing. Ricci trained with Rob and Marc for a solid four months while competing in qualifying races around the country.
Ricci placed, on average, in second or third place in the races she competed in. But due to lack of funding, she was not able to compete in two crucial races. Based on a point system, Ricci placed fourth on the woman’s team. She was not able to attend because only the top three make the team. Read more about Ricci Kilgore