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Meet the girls

Get to know our talented friends – they're amazeballs

Lara Gut


Overall World Cup Champion. But who’s her favourite artist?

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Biography


Country: Switzerland
Age: 25
Occupation: Athlete
When I'm not skiing I'm: reading

5 quick questions

Powder or piste? The Beach
Beer or wine? I don't drink alcohol
Book or audiobook? Book!
Rihanna or Zara Larsson? Shakira
Mac or PC? Mac!

About skiing

What is it you like about the Head Joy skis?
It's the whole concept, it's not only about skis but about design, lifestyle and that they are thought for women.

How do you prepare for the season?
Eat, train, sleep, repeat ;)

Describe the feeling of winning.
It's wonderful, it gives you an extra boost of energy and you always want more of it.

What characteristics do a professional skier need to have?
Know what you want, be committed and train to achieve what you want.

Lindsey Vonn


Taylor or Kanye? That’s the million dollar question.

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Biography


Country: USA
Age: 32
Occupation: Alpine Skier
When I'm not skiing I'm: playing with my dogs / exercising.

5 quick questions

TV or on demand? On demand
Kids or pets? Both
Instagram or Facebook? Instagram
Taylor or Kanye? Kanye
Après ski or Netflix & chill? Après ski then Netflix

About skiing

What skiing discipline do you like the most and why?

I love downhill the most because I'm a total adrenaline junkie!

What do your fans mean to you?
My fans mean the world to me. They keep me going – especially on a bad day.

What's your advice to a beginner?
You have to learn to fall and get back up – just keep doing that.

How do you deal with pressure?
I stay positive and focused. I found the best way to deal with pressure before I race is to listen to music and try to block everything out.

Pam Thorburn


What’s the story, Pam?

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Biography


Country: Scotland
Age: 30
Occupation: Skier
When I'm not skiing I'm: coaching crossfit

5 quick questions

Rom-Coms or action movies?
Ohh I'm a sucker for a Rom-Com.
Oasis or Blur? Come on... Whats the story morning glory?! Oasis.
Car or motorcycle? Car.
Home or away? Away is great but nothing beats home.
Pokémon Go or grow up? It's not my bag, but at least it's getting people active outdoors!

About skiing

In three words, why do you ski?
Mountains, Freedom, Speed.

Is there any other sport you would like to try?
Race car driving.

What's your biggest inspiration?
Ah I have so many, all these incredible people out there going extreme and living their dreams.

What are your goals in life?
To appreciate every day and be happy.

Elena Curtoni


”I have lots of great moments on my skis. I love this sport, so every day is a new good memory!”

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Biography


Country: Italy
Age: 25
Occupation: Professional skier
First time skiing: My first time on skis was at the age of 2.
Hobbies: My hobby is my second passion, I love painting.

About skiing

What's your most memorable skiing moment? I have lots of great moments on my skis. I love this sport, so every day is a new good memory!

How do you prepare for the ski season? During the off-season I train every day, two sessions, except on Sundays. I follow my schedule, which include gym and cardio sessions. I love to stay outside, so I try to mix up my training with some other sports: rock climbing, tennis, hiking, yoga, etc... I don't follow any special diet, but I try to eat healthy food.

Do you have any great life recommendations? I recommend everybody to take your time, enjoy every moment of your life, love yourself and others!

Anna Veith


What is Anna up to when she’s not skiing?

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Biography


Country: Austria
Age: 27
Occupation: Skier
When I'm not skiing I'm: sleeping

5 quick questions

Compete or free skiing? Compete
Coffee or tea? Both
Android or ios? ios
Meat or vegetables? Meat
Snails or oysters? Nothing

About skiing

What are your best tips on becoming a better skier?
Train everyday.

What would you do if you weren't a professional skier?
I never asked me that.

What do you do for fun?
Skiing.

What got you into skiing?
My mother.

Wendy Holdener


How to become a better skier. Listen to Wendy.

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Biography


Country: Switzerland
Age: 23
Occupation: Ski racer
When I'm not skiing I'm: home and enjoy the nature.

5 quick questions

Compete or free skiing? Compete on hard snow, free skiing on a powder day.
Coffee or tea? Tea
Android or ios? Android
Meat of vegetables? Meat
Snails or oysters? Nothing :-)

About skiing

What are your best tips on becoming a better skier?
Love the skiing.

What would you do if you weren't a professional skier?
Try to become one.

What do you do for fun?
Free skiing on powder days, be with my family and friends.

What got you into skiing?
My family.