In blows a southerly, which is comprised of cold air from Antarctica, rain, and 30 mile an hour plus winds. Generally they last 2-3 days and happen bimonthly. They make ergs imperative. They also test the resolve of our athletes, though the culture around them continues to be kind, patient, and hardy. Ultimately, there’s sunshine every day – just as there’s rain every sunny day in accordance with the Kiwi saying, “four seasons in one day.” And ultimately our athletes follow the example of their kiwi counterparts, pursue their own training with both toughness and patience, and actually find a bit more joy as they gain confidence in their ability to be ‘as tough as Kiwis.’
There’s always a silver lining.
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