Biography

lorrihuber_by_alexkaiser-1000pxwideRunner-up Freeride World Tour Champion skier Lorraine Huber is recognized as one of the strongest and most experienced female big mountain skiers in the world today. She is a long-term competitor in the Freeride World Tour and has podiumed over twenty times at international freeride competitions. Lorraine has been featured in ski films by Warren Miller and Shades of Winter, as well as in a series of experimental ski films by Austrian filmmaker Hanno Mackowitz. She is a winner of the ‘Best Freeride Female’ film award by the International Freeski Film Festival (iF3). She travels all around the globe to ski, including the Alps, Andorra, Norway, Greenland, British Columbia, Alaska, Argentina, Chile and New Zealand. The ski instructor’s daughter from Lech am Arlberg, Austria, is a UIAGM ski guide and Level III ski instructor and one of the most sought after freeride coaches in Austria as well as abroad. Each year, she runs the highly popular ‘Women’s Progression Days’ of around 30 participants, during which she shares her passion for freeriding and teaches safe backcountry travel. She also founded and co-managed Austria’s first ever freeride school, the ‘Freeride Center Sölden’, for five years. Lorraine is a presenter at the Filmfest St. Anton, a columnist for magazines, and works as a professional speaker. Fascinated by the mental side of her sport, Lorraine is currently studying a Master degree in Mental Coaching at the Mentalcollege in Bregenz, Austria.

Read about how she got into freeriding here.