“Die Freireiter”, Andreas Prielmaier and Thomas Mayer, met up with Sonnia Höffken, who is an avid yogini and freerider, in La Grave. The guys were skeptical at first, but after sharing some incredible runs with Sonnia (SkiYo – feel the flow! ®), they found the positive effects of yoga for skiers intriguing.
Shades of Winter launches its first ever FilmFest – you will be able to watch 8 to 10 snow movies, for example Shades of Winter “Connects” or “Now or Never” by Nadine Wallner in various cities throughout Europe.
Also, meeting the athletes like Julia Mancuso, Nadine Wallner or Lorraine Huber will be possible at the tourstops.
The dates are:
FilmFest Munich 10.12.2018 – 19 Uhr Filmtheater Sendlinger Tor
FilmFest Vienna 11.12.2018 – 19 Uhr Stadtkino Wien
Buckle up your seatbelts, the Freeride Film Festival Tour 2016 starts today (November 5, 2016). The kick-off will be in Innsbruck and the tour will then stop in Munich (Nov 6), Darmstadt (Nov 7), Cologne (Nov 8), Berlin (Nov 9) and Vienna (Nov 10).
Also on the schedule: 2 special screenings of Shades of Winter – BETWEEN in Linz (Nov 13) and Vienna (Nov 14). For people close to the western part of Austria there’s a mini-tourstop with a more local movie selection on the 17th of November in Dornbirn.
Wild Woman Longboarding is a mashup of Longboarding Footage from 2015, filmed by Streetluge-Austria.at. The Clips were captured at Events like Alpenrauschen, Bela Joyride or LoRaLo in Austria and at the Norwegian Extremsportweek (Ekstremsportveko) in Voss.
The Riders featured in the Video are: Gloria Kupsch, Anna Pixner, Lorenza Walker, Live Frisak, Kirsti Henriksen, Lilian Gutsch, Susan Heine, Jasmijn Hanegraef, Corinna Weigl, Ishtar Bäcklund and Sonsoles Masia Sanchez.
In 2016, the 5th edition of the Women’s Longboard Camp will take place. To celebrate 5 years of WLC gloriousness, you will be confronted with the WLC triple whammy – 3 WLC events in one year to choose from or even visit them all, with a team, including skilled instructors, giving their best to guarantee a wonderful time for you!
The season kickoff in March will take place in a luxurios homebase in Sintra, Portugal. The WLC Supreme Camp is going to offer not only longboarding workshops and skateboard sessions, but also great opportunities to relax in the beautiful surroundings of Sintra, including Yoga, Sauna and Jacuzzi Sessions.
In June, it is time to go back to the roots with a WLC Basic Camp. The second camp of the year will be going down in Stuttgart, Germany, where you can explore riding spots in the parks and vineyards near Stuttgart.
Teaming up with Woodwings, a Freeride Camp will happen in South France in August. With longboarding workshops for all disciplines and the chance to freeride two closed roads it’s for sure going to be a good time.
german snowboarder Nicola Thost played a big role in developing womens freestyle snowboarding. she won the halfpipe contest at the olympics in 1998 and didn’t stop winning contests after that.
in 2010, she decided to quit riding halfpipe contests. in the same year, she started an initiative called Sprungbrett to help kids and teenagers to pursue their dream of becoming pro snowboarders.
come the winter of 2014/2015, Nicola got the chance to try her hand at freeride contests. she scored a wildcard for one event of the Freeride World Tour and made her way to the finals in Verbier. with a mix of freestyle tricks and high-speed, fluid riding, she was even able to win the legendary event in Verbier.