RANKING

FWT 2014 Ranking

SKI MEN

1. Loic Collomb-Patton (FRA) World Champion
2. Sam Smoothy (NZL)
3. Jérémie Heitz (SUI)

SNOWBOARD MEN

1. Emilien Badoux (SUI) World Champion
2. Jamie Rizzuto (CAN)
3. Sascha Hamm (GBR) 

SKI WOMEN

1. Nadine Wallner (AUT) World Champion
2. Lorraine Huber (AUT)
3. Pia Nic Gundersen (NOR) 

SNOWBOARD WOMEN

1. Shannan Yates (USA) World Champion
2. Estelle Balet (SUI)
3. Elodie Mouthon (FRA)

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Norway

Fast Facts

d.o.b.: 04/04/1985
born: Sortland (NOR)
home mountain : Ånstadblåheia
weight: 68 kg
height: 164cm
Facebook Profile: Pia Nic Gundersen
website: www.pianicgundersen.com
Sponsors : Missing Link, Dr. Zipe (more to come)


Career Highlights

- 2nd FWT Overall Ranking 2013
- 1st Freeride World Qualifier Overall Ranking 2012
- 1st Big Mountain Hochfuegen 2012
- 1st Røldal Freeride Challenge 2012
- 2nd Lofoten Freeride 2011


Bio

Competing since: In freeride, since 2011. But I’ve competed on alpineskis from the age of 10.
First time on snow: when I was 2 years old.
Favorite manoeuvres on snow: speed !
What does it mean to be part of the FWT ? : It means new mountains to ski,new peoples to meet !
Motto: Sva Marga (Arne Næss philosophy, means choose your own path, and follow it with pride)
Are you invovled in anything besides the FWT (i.e. career, nonprofit, other sport, etc.) ? At the moment I’m close to finish a masterdegree in landscape architecture, but for now it’s on hold to next autumn..

Shout out :

Favorite mountain to ride: The Lofoten Islands
Why is it the best place ?: It’s a magic kingdom with dramatic peaks, fantastic view and nice people !
Best Rider of all time: no idea..
Best Rider today: who knows ?
Favorite Movie: can’t think of any particular, but I love Quentin Tarantino.
Favorite Music/song: there’s to many, I like everything from Chet Baker to Bonobo.
Favorite Book/Magazine: “The shadow of the wind”, Carlos Ruiz Zafón
If you had one wish what would it be: that everyone would focus on the important things in life..
Perfect riding day: Good friends, untouch scenery, sunny day and laughter.
Hike or Helicopeter: Both !
Beer or Wine: Wine, if I had to choose..
Pasta or Burger: Pasta
Anything else:

 

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