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Travel Day Life with U18 National Team

By, 01/09/17, 12:45PM EST


Forwards Catie Skaja (left) and Taylor Heise (right) Show You the Journey to Czech Republic

The U.S. Women's National Under-18 Team opened the International Ice Hockey Federation Under-18 Women's World Championship with a pair of wins in Zlin, Czech Republic. Prior to the tournament, the team took part in a pre-camp in Newark, New Jersey before heading to the Czech Republic on January 3.

Forwards Catie Skaja and Tayor Heise shared some photos and video depicting the long travel journey from New Jersey to Zlin.

8:14 a.m.
Breakfast at Hotel

8:49 a.m.
Advice From National Team Players

9:23 a.m.
Last Treatments Before Travel

10:02 a.m.
Packing Up Our Gear

10:45 a.m.
Loading the Equipment

12:15 p.m.
Lunch at Hotel

12:22: p.m.
Informal Gathering In Hotel Lobby

1:40 p.m.
The Bus Ride to JFK Airport

3:25 p.m.
Arriving at JFK Airport

3:40 p.m.
Getting Organized at the Airport

3:52 p.m.
Checking Our Bags

4:12 p.m.
Last Eats Before Getting on the Plane

Travel Video

4:25 p.m.
Last Goodbyes to USA for Now

5:02 p.m.
Boarding the Plane for Vienna

5:20 p.m.
Seat on the Plane for Next 8 Hours

8:25 a.m.
Arriving In Vienna

8:35 a.m.
Heading to Shuttle Bus

8:40 a.m.
Shuttling to Terminal

9:10 a.m.
Gathering Our Bags From Terminal

9:25 a.m.
Loading Bags Onto Equipment Truck

9:45 a.m.
Beginning Our 2.5-Hour Bus Ride to Zlin

10:30 a.m.
Stopping for Breakfast

11 a.m.
Team Walk Around Vienna

11:15 a.m.
We Found a Park

11:20 a.m.
One Last Swing Before Back on Bus

2 p.m.
Checked In & Hotel View

2:30 p.m.
Arriving at Rink

3:30 p.m.
On Ice for First Practice in Czech Republic