Bailley Unahi trains at Cardrona three times a week. Photo / Shane Boulton Ace

Bailley Unahi is at the top of an icy, steep slope poised on her sit-ski.

The 24-year-old pauses for a moment before making a rapid descent over the ice and through the fresh powder.

She carves her way down the mountain and slides in alongside the Whitestar chairlift with a big smile on her face.

She is in her happy place.

“I love everything about being up here,” she says after a day on the mountain. “I love hanging…

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