Monthly Archives: December 2013




The Freestyle snowboarders from Europe impressively underlined their slopestyle strength with riders from the Czech Republic, Norway and Switzerland claimed five of the six podium spots in Copper Mountain, Colorado (USA) over the weekend. Sarka Pancochova of the Czech republic, 23 years old and highly motivated secured the high score in the ladies’ final to win in front of two Swiss…



The FIS Freestyle Skiing World Cup made an unusual stop this season with an indoor event staged at the iconic Bird’s Nest Stadium in Beijing, China. Built to host the ceremonies, and Athletics events for the Beijing 2008 Olympic Summer Games, the grounds of the Bird’s Nest have been transformed from a Summer Olympic venue into a freestyle mecca for the first…




The International Ski Federation (FIS) selected seven venues to host the 2013-2014 FIS Telemark World Cup. After an exciting start at the Austrian resort of Hintertux, the World Cup continues in Les Contamines Montjoie this coming weekend where Born Skier will be covering the event and cheering for its competitors. A special welcome to our ambassadors: Amélie Reymond of Switzerland, Johanna Holzmann of Germany, Jasmin Taylor of Great Britain and Shigeta Hisada of Japan. Most Telemarkers…