Alex Morgan – photo diary (part 09)

Since submitting his first contribution to RIDE Media in March earlier this year, Alex Morgan as a member of the World Tour Academy Squad has travelled and raced in Azerbaijan, Belgium and Italy. Now with a break between races, this next month sees the World Tour Academy Squad preparing for the later half of the racing season with a training camp in the tranquil town of Livigno, Italy. Here’s a bit of insight into what the squad has been up to these past two weeks…

On 12 March 2013, Alex Morgan was named as part of the Jayco-AIS World Tour Academy team. During the course of the year, Morgan has agreed to help us follow him and his team-mates in the races they contest with behind-the-scenes insight, including a photo diary when time permits. Like most teenagers in the modern world, he is armed with a smartphone and a Twitter account – @alex_morgz.

• Part 01 • Part 02 • Part 03 • Part 04 • Part 05 • Part 06 • Part 7 • Part 8 •

Photos and captions: Alex Morgan

"A series of photos from the drive to our training camp in Livigno from our base in Castronno. It was one of the most spectacular drives I've ever been on."

“A series of photos from the three hour drive to our training camp in Livigno from our base in Castronno. It was one of the most spectacular drives I’ve ever been on.”

 

 

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"Kicking the footy after arriving... Evokes some good memories of my five years in the sport, also a good way to stretch the legs after the long car trip."

“Kicking the footy after arriving… Evokes some good memories of my five years in the sport, also a good way to stretch the legs after the long car trip.”

"It's definitely cold!"

“It’s definitely cold!”

"Our home for the camp."

“Our home for the camp.”

"The front door view; what we get to wake up to every morning."

“The front door view; what we get to wake up to every morning.”

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"There is amazing scenery everywhere here. It's pretty hard to concentrate on training with such incredible views! The town is full of ski-ers in the snow season and cyclists (especially mountain bikers) in the summer."

“There is amazing scenery everywhere here. It’s pretty hard to concentrate on training with such incredible views! The town is full of ski-ers in the snow season and cyclists (especially mountain bikers) in the summer.”

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"Look what I found at the Hotel Amerikan!"

“Look what I found at the Hotel Amerikan!”

"Homemade washing line."

“Homemade washing line.”

"Drinking tap.... Don't ask..."

“Drinking tap…. Don’t ask…”

"Some photos taken around Livigno whilst training."

“Some photos taken around Livigno whilst training.”

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"Photo taken by Campbell Flakemore on the way back to Livigno from training."

“Photo taken by Campbell Flakemore on the way back to Livigno from training. It’s pretty surreal to be riding along next to snow.”

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