Ride Ski amadé
Rookie of the Year
sponsored by Ski amadé
THESE ARE THE NEW ROOKIES OF THE YEAR
Introducing our rookies of the year, the best snowboarders and freeskiers of the winter! The newcomers Nelli – Snowboard Girl & Luis – Freeski Boy can look forward to the much sought-after "Ski amadé Sponsors Me" contracts.
They are supported with a Ski amadé season pass, equipment from Blue Tomato, professional freestyle coaching and are out and about for you as the new faces of the RIDE Ski amadé campaign in the snowparks and at contests, giving you insights into the RIDE community.
Congratulations to the young talents!
SNOWBOARD GIRL – NELLI
The 16-year-old from Styria (Murau) is an enthusiastic freestyler and has been riding her snowboard in the snowparks for five years.She is motivated and daring, and always pushes herself out of her comfort zone in order to improve herself.
As the Ski amadé Rookie of the Year, she also receives several professional coaching sessions from Ski amadé – we are already excited to see how she will improve!
Favourite obstacle: Tube
Best trick: Back flip
These tricks are on your “To-Do“ list: Under flip & 270 in Board slide
Greatest role model: Anna Gasser
Favourite snowpark: 1) Absolut Park – 2) Your home park at Kreischberg
Greatest achievement up till now: Ski amadé Rookie Girl of the Year!
Goals: ”I want to get out of my comfort zone and improve steadily.”
Where would you like to participate? EYOF Voukatti 2002
The best thing about a snowpark lifestyle? ”The thing I like most is that you meet new people who have the same interests as you and with whom you can exchange experiences and tips.”
FREESKI BOY – LUIS
The 16-year-old from Schladming loves to ride in the snowparks of Ski amadé and always comes back to the roots from the Absolut Park to the Planai Superpark in his home country. He especially celebrates the "positive vibes" in the park and is motivated to go far!
Favourite obstacle: Long Down Tube & Kicker
Best trick: Double Cork 1440
These tricks are on your “To-Do“ list: Switch Double Cork 1260
Greatest role model: There are a lot of skiers I like to watch, but especially Ferdinand Dahl, Alex Haal, Dani Bacher and Simo Peltola.
Favourite snowpark: 1) Absolut Park 2) Superpark Planai "Have mostly good memories in the park"
Greatest achievement up till now: Admission to the ÖSV & starting place at the World Cup in Stubai
Goals: "To keep the fun and enjoyment I have now skiing and to keep improving skiing-wise."
Where would you like to participate? World Rookie Tours & European Cups. "The greatest honour would be to be able to participate in the XGames.
The best thing about a Snowpark Lifestyle? I can decide for myself whether I want to ride rails or jumps, it always depends on the day. But what I celebrate most is the vibe among all the other people in the park. I meet soooo many nice people and have become friends with a lot of them. Pretty much everyone is very friendly and we all motivate each other."
Many thanks to our sponsor