Skiing

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…

Skiing Video Analysis with Treble Cone Race Academy

Skiing video analysis and race training at Treble Cone! The northern hemisphere season is now coming at a close.  But ski race training, including Skiing video analysis, goes on for many top athletes. This week we talked to Guenther Birgmann, the owner of Treble Cone Race Academy. We can really relate to his job; spending most of the southern hemisphere ski season at Treble Cone just outside Lake Wanaka, our favorite NZ mountain with the bonus of spectacular views. We have thrown in a cool shot of TC for this blog, just so you can see what we mean! Guenther has been coaching for 30 years or almost all of his professional ski life. His career covers, Europe, North America and New Zealand. He is as knowledgeable and as experienced as anyone in the industry. He has also been a Sprongo skiing video analysis user from the outset, initially at Sugar…

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