Winner of the Gold Medal at the 2013 Winter X Games _ Slopestyle Winner of the silver medal at the 2012 Winter X Games _ Slopestyle
Name: Nick Goepper
Born: Fort Wayne, Indiana
Hometown/where you learned to ski: Lawrenceburg, Indiana
Age when you started skiing: 5
Skiing Background: Grew up a park rat. No formal ski coaching before. That is something I want to pursue in the future though.
Breakthrough Moment: Winning the Dumont Cup this year in Sunday River.
Claim to Fame: My aunt is a Broadway dancer.
Favorite Terrain: Perfect park jumps.
Dream Conditions: Any condition where I’m having fun.
Riding Style: Smooth and effortless.
The Best Thing About Skiing: The feeling of flying. Having fun with your friends.
The Worst Thing About Skiing: The impracticality of it… hauling all that equipment up and down lodge stairs.
The Best Training For Skiing: Skiing
Worst Injury from Skiing: A sever gash in my hip that required 20 stitches.
What is freeskiing for u? Being able to express yourself and do whatever you want to do on your skis.
Is freeskiing evolving and what are the trends u see coming next season? I think we will see skiing evolve much like snowboarding. You will have all of your different niche categories in the sport to be apart of and the progression in each of those categories will continue to escalate.
What is Dalbello for you ? They provide awesome, comfy, performance enhancing boots to wear skiing!
Describe a perfect day on the mountain, no limits, just dreaming: Any day where I’m having fun is perfect.
Superstitions: Never call last run, never say never. If you think it, it will happen.
Favorite Music: Hip Hop
Favorite Band: Anything I can vibe to
Favorite Movie: The Green Hornet
Favorite Ski Flick: Ski Pornv Video Game System: Iphone
Other Toys: My bicycle
Other Sports/Activities: Skating, swimming, hiking.
Advice: You can achieve what you believe.
Il Moro "T" I.D.