Another stage of the freeride competition as part of the Freeride World Tour (FWT) will take place on March 2nd and 3rd, in Andorra, Ordino-Arcalis. On the eve of this event, all-andorra.com spoke with FWT’s General Manager, Nicolas Hale-Woods, about the latest trends in freeriding, athlete’s safety and the good alternative to skiing which will …More
Ordino Arcalís, Andorra – February 26th, 2019 – It’s that time of the season again when points mean everything: world title race, qualification for the finals in Verbier and the 2020 season. It’s with all of this on the line that sets the stage for what is sure to be a highly contested …More
The commercial director of the ski resort Ax 3 Domaines – Ascou – Monts d’Olmes – Guzet, Jacques Murat Savasem, told all-andorra.com about the advantages of having a winter vacation in the Ariège-Pyrénées region of France:
“Ax 3 Domaines is a ski resort located in Ariege-Pyrenees, near the tiny French town of Ax-les-Thermes (about 60 km …More
THE FWT19 CALENDAR ANNOUNCED
As autumn begins to quickly spread through the high mountains, the moment to announce the FWT19 calendar has finally arrived. In 2019, FWT athletes will return to five of the most challenging and pristine freeride venues the globe has to offer.
50 of the world’s best freeriders in four categories – …More
In seven days, FWT athletes hungry for crucial points in the world title race will descend on the majestic Pyreneen peaks of Andorra, kicking off the European leg of the five-stop 2018 season. Local pro and Andorran freeride ski hero Dani Fornell-Prat (AND) will receive the local wild card and join the current …More
Buying skis. Prices (updated 18.02.2019) for equipment
What to look for when buying skis:
When choosing alpine skis, attention should be paid to the following things: the length, width and width of the waist (the narrowest point in the middle) of the skis, the material from which the skis are made and their weight, rigidity, …More
Vallnord Ordino-Arcalís ski resort hosts the Freeride World Tour (FWT) ski competition from 1st to 7th March, 2018. 45 best athletes from all over the world will take part in the competitions in snowboarding and alpine skiing (men and women).
This year the competitions will consist of five stages and will be held for the first time …More
After a long summer season of anticipation, the FWT launched the official competition calendar featuring a completely revamped competition schedule for the upcoming 2018 season.
This year, the FWT unveils two brand new locations for the opening events in Hakuba, Japan and Kicking Horse, Golden, BC, Canada – two legendary freeride destinations.
Forty five riders in four …More
February 15, 2017 – Vallnord-Arcalís, Andorra – Brilliant sunshine marked the competition originally destined to be the ski season opener for the 2017 Swatch Freeride World Tour in Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, France.
After rescheduling the original event due to snow safety concerns caused by high winds in the French Alps, fifty riders were able to participate in their …More
More than 60 young riders from around the world were invited to compete on the technical slopes of Andorra (Grandvalira, Pic Alt de Cubil, 2700m) for the most prestigious event in junior freeride. Best riders of Freeride Junior World Championships 2017 Heidi Farmer (CAN, Snowboard Women), Olivia Askew (USA, Ski Women), Hank Kennedy (USA, Snowboard Men) and Ross Tester (USA, Ski, …More