Kristi Richards ends Season with Gold
With the Winter Olympics behind them, the winter sports athletes still had a round of National and World Championships to contend with so we were delighted that Freestyle Skier Kristi Richards, one of the ‘Faces of DJO’, managed to find time to talk to us after she won The Canadian Championships in Calgary. We started by asking her how she felt after what must have been a very tough competitive year.
“The product that I’ve been using most this season
was my Compex muscle stimulator. It has really helped with my recovery times after training or competitions, as well as getting me back into shape after small injuries. I travelled with it all over the world."
We asked her how the Winter Olympics had been for her:
“I accomplished so many goals that I set out to do, and I can walk away proud of that. I pushed myself beyond what I thought I was capable of as a human being, and I opened the door to even more possibilities. It was my goal to push myself and my sport, and I can say that I did that. I have never jumped so big on a top air and skied out of it carrying so much speed. I have trained for many years for that back full off of the bottom air (and it was the first time that I had a chance to compete it) and I stomped it. I am proud of that.
Of course I wish the Gold had come along with the rest of my accomplishments, but in the bigger picture the outcome is not as important. I have learned so much because I chose to go after my goals with everything that I have within me.”
We wish Kristi all the very best for next season.