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Arnaud
Rougier

Name:Arnaud Rougier Nationality:France Team:DB National Style:Freeskier

Clame of Fame

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Born: Strasbourg FRANCE
Hometown/where you learned to ski: Tignes FRANCE
Age when you started skiing: 3
Skiing Background: I’ve been alpine racing until 13 years old then mogul skiing until 18 but I’ve always been freeskiing.
Breakthrough Moment: This winter, I’ve been lost in the forest by night during 6 hours in Revelstoke BC. I had to jump cliffs, fall in a waterfall, swim in a river by – 20°C. I had time to think on what matter the most in my life, and even if I knew it before, I can tell that skiing does!
Favorite Terrain: backcountry
Dream Conditions: AK powder
Riding Style: engage / polyvalent
The Best Thing About Skiing: Skiing is the only thing that I’m sure will last all my life
The Worst Thing About Skiing: Nothing negative about skiing
The Best Training For Skiing: watching ski movies
Worst Injury from Skiing: I broke my two knees LCA at the same time in 1998, it took me 12 months to come back on my skis.
What is freeskiing for u? Freeskiing is another way to see what’s surrounding you, every ridge, shoulder, wind lip or street rail, drop, wall is becoming a potential spot to shred.
Is freeskiing evolving and what are the trends u see coming next season? Park skiing is getting crazy now, but we are steel late regarding to what snowboarders are doing in urban and backcountry. We have to be more creative on the spots we choose and on the way we ride them .
What is Dalbello for you ? I’ve been riding more than 10 years for another ski boot company, and I’ve always had to go through feet pain, I even had to get surgery to get my feet fix. With Dalbello I can now ride the all day with the boots boucles close.
Describe a perfect day on the mountain, no limits, just dreaming: Friends, powder, sun and the most important: no camera!
Superstitions: no
Favorite Music: Metal
Favorite Band: Between the Buried And ME
Favorite Movie: The Devil's Rejects
Favorite Ski Flick: “Mad IN France” PVS / “long story short “ Level 1
Video Game System: PSP
Other Toys: Guitares / moto
Other Sports/Activities: Skate / Wake / Surf / tattoo
Advice: If you are going through hell, keep going!

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