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Per Jonsson

Per Jonsson

Gender

Male


Ski

Shiro


Discipline

Freeride Telemark


Top results

1st Big Mountain Championships in Riksgränsen- telemark class 2014
1st Scandinavian big mountain championship 2012
1st Scandinavia big mountain championship 2010


Date of birth

05.08.83


Nationality

Swedish


Home

Kiruna


Hobbies

Downhill, skateboard, wakeboard


Motto

Carpe Diem


Info

www.per-jonsson.com

Per Jonsson. 

Per Jonsson is a guy that thought he should be an icehockey player when he was young. After a trip to Red Mountain, BC he change his mind. He went home after a couple of months in Canada and participated in the Swedish championship. After two days of competing he won the whole thing and become a Swedish champion for the first time. His start as a freerider is almost like a fairy tale but true.

Today Per is traveling around the world with his skis and is consistently published in magazines and in different ski movies. He has had the biggest part in the Free radicals movie the last two years and is well know in his home country Sweden. Per rides telemarks like nobody else and always with a big smile in his face. He is a very positive guy and nothing is impossible to this 27 year old you from the really north of Sweden. Per is always on the run and the plans for the next year have already started. He says that next year will be even better than last season with even more powder and big lines.

Keep updated for latest news at Volkel home page or at www.per-jonsson.com

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What is your favorite ski in the Collection?

Shiro


Why do you like this ski?

The perfect freeride ski


What conditions do you use this ski for?

Almost everything but mostly powder of course


What other skis in the collection do you ride?

Kuro, Gotama, Katana


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

Kuro – Pow, pow, pow

Shiro – Powder days but also when it’s a little bit more icy and harder conditions

Katana – When I shall ski big lines fast

Gotama – When I want to ski around and play in the snow. Make small jumps and just have a good time


RANDOM FACTS:

Favorite skier: Candide Thovex

Ski hero growing up: Hard to tell but Erik Nordin maybe

Home mountain: Riksgränsen, Sweden

Ideal day in the mountains: Ski with friends on a sunny powder day

How would you describe your style: Fast with a touch of flow

Your biggest breakthrough in your skiing career. When I won the Swedish championship in Funäsdalen many year ago.

Favorite place to ride: Riksgränsen and Engelberg

Best snow trip: Terrace, BC

What age did you start to ski: 2 years old

What cant you live without: My family and friends

Goals and plans: Be as good as I ever can in skiing and have on the way

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