New blog – Womens Health

Skärmavbild 2014-02-18 kl. 19.54.35After several attempts to start blogging more frequently I’ve accepted a real challenge – to blog for a magazine, Women’s Health. I’m so proud about this collaboration and I hope the blog can inspire more women to go off piste and challenge themselves.

Check out the blog here.

Ps. The blog is currently in Swedish, but I’ll do my best to translate some posts soon.

//Matilda

Happy new year!

Happy new year guys! I have a feeling this could be a good one. Here’s a short recap of what I was up to the last week of 2013. F23B6915-1024x682
Celebrated Christmas with friends in Engelberg.
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Shot powder bangers with Oskar.
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Spent some hours in the gym with Mattias to keep legs and core in shape.
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Watched Mattias ski really well in Garmisch-Partnenkirchen.
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Could it be because of his devoted coach?
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The only thing I missed was my family in Sweden, apart from that I had a great time. Hope you did too.

Husky podcast

A couple of weeks ago while in Stockholm I was interviewed by Husky, a Swedish podcast about outdoor sports, business and athletes. Now you can listen to the result here.
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It turned out to be a relaxed conversation in which we discussed Järpens skidgymnasium, Handels, Freeride World Tour and sponsors among other things. One segment was devoted to Explore Your Passion and for that chat my inspiring friend and colleague Nina joined in.

Hope you like it!

Matilda

Weekend round-up

Mattias has been home this weekend and it’s been an active one with cross-country skiing, a gym session, some regular skiing and yoga – couldn’t convince Mattias to join me for that though…
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Started off the weekend by picking Mattias up at Zürich airport.
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Weekend breakfasts are the best ones.
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I’m not a fast skater and my technique is far from good, but it’s a great way of getting your heart beating.
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Yesterday’s session at the gym. Didn’t do many exercises but choose a few important ones to preserve the pre-season streght.

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Of course we went up the mountain to get some proper skiing too.
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And a coffee.
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All photos are taken by my fantastic house photographer of course.

A pre-season out of the ordinary

November has come to an end. Looking back it’s been two intense weeks of skiing since I got home. The weather gods have treated us well and although it’s still fairly rocky on the mountain almost all the regular runs are now skiable.2013-11-24 20.49.56
I’ve missed this view. What is it about mountains that makes you feel so good?
2013-11-24 20.48.12 Janette and Christine came visiting and we had a good week skiing together. It’s a challenge keeping up with two freeskiing world champions but a great way to get in shape for the winter.
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Another beautiful panorama in Englsenalp.
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Janette smiling after another long run.
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I’ve been out shooting with Oskar for a few days too. At this time of the year not much light finds it’s way into the north-facing Titlis area. Here, Olof Larsson is waiting for some sun to catch his line.
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I tested my new helmet for the first time.
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Piers Solomon discussing where to turn with Oskar yesterday.
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The village far below seen from the top of the famous run Laub.
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Piers dropping in that same run later the same day. The light was sooo pretty.

Now – lets see what December has to offer us.

Matilda

Engelberg

DSC08203-1024x682 To me, there is nothing like coming back home to Engelberg. On Monday we loaded the car and drove back home after a few weeks in Stockholm. The trip went smooth and we arrived safe and sound yesterday.
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The car was filled with skis and gear, it’s a good thing its fairly spacious. Laub
Today I had a good day of skiing with these two. Laub was actually skiable and that’s rare considering how early it is. It should however be said there are still a lot of rocks to hit as there is no real base yet. So be careful out there!

Nyhetsmorgon

This morning I was invited to talk about ski trends at Nyhetsmorgon, the TV4 morning show. I’m not quite used to being in front of the camera when not skiing, but I think it went ok anyways. What do you think?