Pia Nic Gundersen
born: Sortland (NOR)
home mountain : Ånstadblåheia
weight: 68 kg
Facebook Profile: Pia Nic Gundersen
Sponsors : Missing Link, Dr. Zipe (more to come)
- 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
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