|Name :||FLO ORLEY|
|Date of Birth :||13/10/1975|
|Home resort :||Hochfuegen, Austria|
|SPEAK :||german, english, french|
Best memorable session : Riding the sphinx massive in alaska with mitch tolderer
Best trip until now : Greenland by boat & heli, filming for nuit de las glisse 2011
Snowboarding background : Innsbruck was one of sowboarding`s first breeding grounds in europe.
I grew up seeing it grow and it was only natural to ride everyday, trying to be as good as the older guys!
Rinding since : 1985
With Rossignol : 2012
Other sponsors : Thule, Hochfügen freeride paradise, Perfect Moment outer wear, Sitour, POC, Black Diamond, Kask, Ortovox, ABS
Board : XV magtek 174
Bindings : Rossi XV
Stance : 59 cm 27°/-12° full back
Favourite resort : Hochfuegen, Austria
Dream resort : Alaska
Safe trick : Backflip
Favourite music : Lounge
Favourite magazine : Surfer`s Journal
Favourite snow website : www.linehunters.com
Favourite non-snow website : the weather forecast!
3rd place Overall Freeride World Tour 2012
1st place Freeride World Tour Roldal, Nrway 2012
Vice World whamp overall freeride world tour 2011
1st place Russian Freeride Open, Sochi, Russia, march 2011
1st place Russian Freeride Open, Sochi, Russia, march 2008
1st place Engadinsnow Freeridecontest St. Moritz, Switzerland, january 2006
1st place @ Powderhausen Expression Session Val Grisenche, Italy, april 2001
1st place @ Rip Curl World Heli Challenge, Wanaka, New Zealand, august 2000
Winner the Riders` Award Red Bull Verbier Xtreme, Switzerland, march 2000
1st place @ Seegrube Extreme Boarder, Innsbruck, march 1999
Movies : the old tgr movies ov the 90ies!!
Goals in skiing : stil ride big lines when my kids are old enough to come along!
What's your feeling about freeski coming to the O.G ? freeriding olympic?? I would be sad!!!
What other things or activities do you like ? hanggliding, surfing, B.A.S.E.jumping
What makes you feel really proud ? to be pro since 13 years and no end in sight
What do you think about the freeskiing future ? professionalism and an easy lifestyle will be harder to combine.
What advices would you give to kids who want to be pro ? follow your passion and make the necessary sacrifices, but remember that on crash might end all dreams, so keep an eye on a second path
What's the best spot ? west coast north america - ak, beallcoola etc. no doubt!
What is your favourite trick ? any big line with a bit of spice in it….
What are your plans for this season ? do well on the freeride world tour ad get a couple of good filming days in!!
Where do you think you'll be in 5 years ? just about to board a sailboat to circumnavigate the world with my family
A last word ? respect everyoneif you wanna deserve to be respected!
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