Athletes

Introducing More of Instagram’s Best

A couple of weeks ago, we started introducing the athletes who have been sharing their photos with @Sprongo on Instagram. Today, we’d like for you to meet a few more. Introducing. . . Lisa Agerer Lisa Agerer is a European skier who currently skis for Italy, but has been on the ski team of almost every high-ranking country in the European ski sphere. Earlier this year, Lisa placed first for Austria in the European Cup’s Super G race in Saalbach-Hinterglemm. She also has one of the raddest ski racer Instagram feeds! Jas Bruce Originally from Scotland, Jas Bruce now hops between Val d’Isere, France, and Wanaka, New Zealand, where he works as a ski coach and trains international ski instructors. As a former national alpine ski team member, himself, there are few people you’d rather have looking out for ways to improve your skiing. He is also a…

Sprongo on the Hunt for Winter Inspiration

As the northern hemisphere heads back towards winter, we are all dusting off our ski goggles and jackets. Sprongo is on the hunt for some snow sport inspiration to keep us warm as it gets cold. Whether they are photos from those athletes lucky enough to have spent their summers at Mt. Hood and Treble Cone, or your best shots from last season, we want to see your winter inspiration! Just add #sprongo to your instagram posts or tweets and if your picture warms us from the inside like an apres-ski mulled wine, we will re-post it to our social media with your credits! Join Olympians like Matej Falat and Freestyle maniacs like Dimitri Isler with the chance to get your photos on the Sprongo instagram account, @Sprongo. But. . . We aren’t only interested in your photos. We also want to hear your stories. Last season, we interviewed Guenther…

Paralympics Alpine National Team ski with Sprongo

Adaptive skiers lead by example Many of us have had the experience of racing down a slope, only to be overtaken by an adaptive (partly disabled) skier. But it blows my mind to see someone visually impaired tackling a ski slope. I get that it’s physically possible but the mind over matter is inspiring and captures everything I love about skiing! We recently talked to Kevin Jardine, High Performance Director of the US Paralympics Alpine National Team about his experiences with Sprongo and about his team. Kevin not only has one of the best ski jobs around, but is also one of the most experienced coaches in the world of snow sports. Sure, he loves Sprongo but he has one of the most inspiring jobs in ski coaching in the world. Over 25 years so far with many more to come!! The US Paralympics Alpine National Team The US team is presently…

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