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Vincent Schmid

Vincent Schmid

Gender

Male


Nickname

Vinycash


Ski

Ledge


Discipline

Big Air and Slopestyle


Top results

1. Trick Chiste (BigAir)
1. Royal Jibb (Jib)
7. Swiss Championship (Slopestyle)


Date of birth

9.08.96


Nationality

Swiss/ Norwegian


Home

Hausen am Albis (close to Zürich)


Hobbies

Skateboarding, Create Edits

Hello out there! My name is Vincent Schmid and I am 14 years old.

I was born in Chur, Switzerland and lived in Lenzerheide-Valbella until I was 7 years old. Lenzerheide-Valbella is a famous ski resort located at 1’500 meters above see level and I already had my first contact with snow as soon as I started walking. I started to ski at the age of 3, that was my first step into my small freeskiing career.

At the moment I live in Hausen am Albis, close to Zürich, but after the summer break I will change school and be at boarding student at the sport school in Engelberg. There are plenty of good freeskiers and snowboarders visiting this school that by the way is sponsored by the Swiss Olympic.  Nowadays I just try to ski as much as a can, have fun riding with friends and do some contest riding. The past season I had some good results and could improve my skiing a lot.

For the future I just want to have fun skiing and get a name in the freeski scene.

What is your favorite ski in the Collection? 

Völkl Ledge.


Why do you like this ski? 

It’s a soft Ski and you can ride everything with the Völkl Ledge.

 


What conditions do you use this ski for? 

Big air Jumps and for Boxes, Rails

 


What other skis in the collection do you ride? 

The Wall 

 


Can you tell us a little about each pair of skis, and about what sort of conditions you use them for? 

The Wall I use for the Halfpipe.

 


What about bindings? What bindings do you use? And where do you mount them? 

I`ve got the Jester Binding mounted on the middle of the Ledge Ski and I`ve got the Squire Schizo Binding mounted on the middle of the Wall Ski.

 


What DIN do you have your bindings on?

6.5

 


RANDOM FACTS:

Favorite skier: Max Hill, PK Hunder

Home mountain: Lenzerheide-Valbella

Height: 1.65 m

Ideal day in the mountains: Powder, Bluebird, Perfect shaped Park

How would you describe your style: Trying to ride smooth, spin in both directions, keep my tricks clear and with a grab.

Your biggest breakthrough in your skiing career: I got affiliated in the sport-school Engelberg.

Favorite place to ride: Lenzerheide-Valbella

What age did you start to ski: At the age of 3.

What cant you live without: Snow, Sun, Family, Friends, FB

Goals and plans: Graduate from high-school and start a skiing career

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