Feeling the burn with the Athertons in California

The big boss coach arrives to put Rachel, Gee and the rest of the Trek crew through their paces.
© Richard Cunynghame/Trek Factory Racing
By Rachel Verity

The hard work really starts for the Trek Factory Racing DH crew with coach Nick Grantham arriving in town for week two of their Californian training camp.

The intensive gym sessions he puts Gee, Rachel and Graham Mudd through are brutal, though Nick doesn't quite manage to take all the fun out of the trip.

Watch the video above for a behind-the-scenes look at what winter training really involves for a downhill pro – you might be surprised to find it involves whale watching and Arnold Schwarzenegger workouts…

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Recap on week one of the California training camp by clicking on the related story below.

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