FWQ 3* Engadinsnow: In all Fairness

My final competition this season, a.k.a. the 2nd one, was at the FWQ 3* Engadinsnow competition in St. Moritz/Silvaplana Switzerland. Back in 2013, where the snow was piled up higher than I could reach, I had one of my most satisfying runs in a competition thanks to the fantastic conditions and playful terrain on the Forcla face. However this…

I-FREE Best Prize Ever! Canalone Marinelli!

The dream of heli-boarding was a motivating factor in my decision to begin competing freeride. Actually, I didn’t really decide to start competing as such… I just figured that 35€ starting fees for a shot at heli-boarding, was totally worth it: Never try, never know! The I-FREE Freeride Circuit boasted a once in a lifetime…

Gibraltar Impressions or Why I Hate Monkeys

Following several days in Barcelona Spain in November 2011, my Dad and I flew down to Sevilla then left directly for Gibraltar in a rental car. Gibraltar is a tiny stretch of land with a very big rock and under British rule. It was a James Bond location in “The Living Daylights.” Visiting Bond locations…

First time surfing (for real)! A weekend in Basque Country

My company wanted to send me to Spain for a supplier audit… that sounded really cool, I had never been to Spain! With a little research I found a flight for half the price if I was to return after the weekend rather than Friday… 😀 Opportunity! This is how work-life balance is maintained. I…

Skiing Indoors in Belgium?!

That’s right, a ski-hall… wait, what is that?! Think: a giant construction container up on stilts. I was part of an Austrian group of Pinzgau ski schools and tourist agencies travelling to Belgium’s ski hall in Peer to promote tourism. The pictures of the hotel are courtesy of the hotel’s website (thanks again guys)! We arrived in…