Ski Tests Test Team

The profiles give you an insight into the skiers for two reasons. One is entertainment, but the more important one is for you to get a better angle on the ski tests – pick the skiers that ski most like you and put more weight on their responses.



Manuela Berchtold  Manuela Berchtold
31, 163cm/60kg
Background: Manuela was a multi-winter Olympian for Australia in the moguls who now works in the fitness and training field around Jindabyne (check out www.highcountryfitness.com.au). Thredbo favourite is the Bluff into True Blue and a fast one down the Supertrail.
Preferred style: Fast groomers and powder in the trees.
Top tip: Always feel your shins in the front of your boots.

 

 

jim darby/the snow biz
There's a lot to like about ski lifts, and the people who make them.

arnie wilson/from the alps
Life is full of ironies. The Alps got the snow and Russia got the Olympics.

go flip/flip byrnes
Meet the fashion victims; a whole winter world of them.


There's a lot to like about ski lifts, and the people who make them.

Life is full of ironies. The Alps got the snow and Russia got the Olympics.

Meet the fashion victims; a whole winter world of them.