How much confidence did you gain from winning the Whistler World Cup on the Olympic track last season?

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How much confidence did you gain from winning the Whistler World Cup on the Olympic track last season?

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Whistler was a great confidence builder. What I don’t think a lot of people know is that Helen Upperton , the Canadian driver, she was at 60 percent. She had torn cartilage in her ribs. And not really pushing, which she’s a very strong pusher and will be during the Olympic Games. And also Sandra Kiriasis, who won the last [Olympic] gold medal… had a little spat with her brakeman before and ended up not racing with her. So those two will definitely be contenders and I told them I’m not fooled by them, with their 60 percent effort. It was good, definitely, to win there and get on the track and build that confidence. But going into the Games it will be tough with those two back to a hundred percent. What did you think of the Whistler track? Is it as fast as everybody says? Yes, faster. It was funny – one of those experiences where you almost die and you find yourself laughing about it. That’s how I feel every time I get down that track… I watch the sleds go by and I just think, ‘What

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