Winner Vast Award ‘best female skier 2005 and 2006 2006 : 4th FIS WC HP Les Contamines - 5th European Open Slopestyle 2007 : 1st Mission Freeride 2008 : 1st Verbier Ride – 4th US Open Slopestyle 2009 : 5th EU Open HP
Hometown/where you learned to ski: my hometown is Geel in Belgium I learned to ski on holiday in France with my parents.
Age when you started skiing: 6
Skiing Background: learned to ski from my parents, when I finished my studies I started to work as a ski-instructor. Then I started doing freestyle and started doing competitions.
Breakthrough Moment: 2006 FIS World Cup HP Les Contamines 4th place
Favorite Terrain: half pipe or powder
Dream Conditions: blue sky, fresh snow
Riding Style: freestyle
The Best Thing About Skiing: freedom
The Worst Thing About Skiing: injuries
The Best Training For Skiing: skiing itself
Worst Injury from Skiing: broken back
What is freeskiing for u? an addiction, freedom, my live,
Is freeskiing evolving and what are the trends u see coming next season? Freeskiing is evolving very hard. I see growing the discipline half pipe. That is probably going to be Olymlpic in 2014. The level is growing and there will be more attention for this sport.
What is Dalbello for you ? The best skiboot on this Planet
Describe a perfect day on the mountain, no limits, just dreaming: blue sky, fresh snow. First a good session in the powder, later on the day chilling around in the park.
Favorite Music: electro, rock,
Favorite Ski Flick: In Deep
Video Game System: none
Other Sports/Activities: wakeski (freestyle waterski), sailing, running, …
Advice: Enjoy freeskiing