She was an Alternate. Then, out of the blue, she received
a phone call, telling her that she was now the Primary.
This means that she'll be leaving for orientation in
August 23rd, with a on-Ice date of August 27th. Each
person is allowed 140 pounds of luggage. Usually it's not
hard to come under the weight limit, but sometimes it's
hard to fit everything in the bags. We've solved that
problem by getting space bags that remove all the air
and gives you a compact bag to place inside your bags.
Here's Lynn demonstrating the procedure.