Nina takes the top step in the Veterans category at the French national individual ski mountaineering championships held on the 6th of January in Areche, Pierra Menta country. It’s the 2nd year in a row she holds the title as the women’s veteran champion. Its a good start to the 2013 calendar with a 4th place finish overall behind World Champ L. Roux , 2nd Axelle Molleret an up and coming espoir, 3rd a strong finish by her teammate Valentine Fabre. Stay tuned for the coming weekend for the start of the World Cup circuit in Italy with a vertical race Saturday and individual race Sunday.