Sochi is Russian city by the black sea not too far from the border to Georgia. By Russian standards that a pretty tropical area ..
"For flat riders from cold Moscow riding in winter is difficult. So to ride outside, on a good spot – is something like a Christmas miracle :) We hit the jackpot with the guys: Kostya Guryev, Kostya Savochkin and Danya Bezushko. During our work trip to Sochi, the weather gave us a couple of sunny days.
P.S. Isn't it strange that in Russia there are really strong flat riders from Krasnoyarsk, Voronezh, Kazan, Moscow (rigorous climate cities) and there is no particularly anyone from south warm regions where you can train all year long?" - Sava Savichev