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Freeride, Big mountain
2013 Freeride World Tour Womens Ski Champion
3rd Verbier Xtreme FWT 2013
1st Freeride World Tour Fieberbrunn 2013
2nd Freeride World Tour Chamonix 2013
2nd Freeride World Tour Revelstoke 2013
2nd place FWQ*3 Mystic Experience Monterosa 2011
1st place Freeride Festival Montafon by Eric Themel 2011
2nd place Freeride Festival Montafon by Eric Themel 2012
2nd place FWQ*3 Chandolin 2012
1st place FWQ*4 Nendaz 2012
1st place FWQ*3 X-OVER RIDE Kitzsteinhorn 2012
Date of birth
Klösterle am Arlberg
Sport-and rock climbing, slacklining, combined high-altitude tours, running, ice climbing, enjoing the beauty of nature and mountains
Keep up the funk and have fun out there in the mountains!
Nadine Wallner stems from the small village of Klosterle just west of the famous Arlberg region in Western Austria, where she still lives today. Thus one could say that Nadine is a natural born freerider. In her childhood years she honed her skiing skills as an alpine racer, but her father, a local mountain guide, took her out into the backcountry early on and set the tone for the years to come. Despite being only 23 years old, Nadine already holds a full degree as an Austrian Ski Instructor. Even more surprising is her impressive list of success at freeride competitions, though. While it normally takes big mountain freeriders several years to build up enough experience and confidence to be successful, Nadine Wallner won her first freeride competition 2011 and went on to win the Freeride World Qualifier events in Nendaz and at the Kitzsteinhorn 2012. Her real motivation for the lifestyle of a professional freerider, however, is her love for nature and mountains and therefore Nadine looks forward to travel the world for film and photo shoots just as much as competing on the Freeride World Tour this season. Be sure to see the results at a screen near you very soon!
What is your favorite ski in the Collection?
Why do you like this ski?
It is a very good ski for technical lines and all conditions- powder, piste, hardpack and grud.
What conditions do you use this ski for?
I use this ski for powder days and when I´m not sure how it´s like.
What other skis in the collection do you ride?
Inuk Tour, Wall, Racetiger
Can you tell us a little about each pair of skis, and about what sort of conditions you use them for?
Inuk: I use the Inuk, when I do long tours or combined high-altitude tours. It is very light, but still with a good shape. Good for hiking and riding.
Wall: It´s a cool park ski and good for all conditions, it´s a nice ski to play around!
Racetiger: I use the racetiger for mogul skiing and good hard groomed slopes, for fast racing turns.
What about bindings? What bindings do you use? And where do you mount them?
The Jester 18 - MANTRA
Tour F10 _INUK
Comp 16.0 EPS WC PC Interface_ Racetiger
What DIN do you have your bindings on?
9-12 depending on what kind of skiing I´m doing.
Favorite skier: There are a lot of really good skiers, but the most famous names are not always the best skiers.
Ski hero growing up: my dad and brother
Home mountain: Arlberg
Ideal day in the mountains: Powder, sun, hiking big mountains, big lines, good friends, big smile and a lot of fun!!
How would you describe your style: Solid and fast. I like steep, technical terrain.
Your biggest breakthrough in your skiing career. Qualified for the FWT2013, after one year competing the Qualifier Tour.
Favorite place to ride: Arlberg my homeresort- everywhere where powder is!!
Best snow trip: What age did you start to ski: 3 years old
What cant you live without: mountains, nature, friends –good times and fun!
Goals and plans: Attending international Freeride contests (FWT), mountain guide training, complete my master in sport, ski and explore a lot of good places.