Athletes

Spotlight on Charlotte Workman

Adventure photographer, filmmaker, and environmentalist, Charlotte Workman has been providing us with some stunning photos from her time with Peak Leader Snow in Saas Fee and around the world! So, we decided to find out a little bit more about the woman behind the camera. Charlotte Workman grew up in the Trossachs, a national park in Scotland. There she learnt to appreciate the beauty of nature, something she later turner a photographer’s eye on in the realm of ski mountains all over. She honed this eye during her years in Edinburgh, where she studied Journalism and graduated with First Class Honours. During this time, she also travelled to Antarctica to film her first documentary. You can watch Finding Friluftsliv // a documentary here. Nowadays, she is still jetting around the world taking photos and making videos. She is able to do this by working both as the official photographer for…

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…

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