Think you have a tough time training when winter won't deliver the white stuff? How about if it never did? Check out this guy.
Of course he does enjoy consistently warm weather. He can focus on dry land training without considering nuisance snowfalls that wreck the roller skiing while failing to provide real skiing. He doesn't have to go out into subzero wind chills for his road workouts. Then he travels to the snow for his final finish training and his races.