Pia Nic Gundersen

Freeride skier from Vesterålen, Norway


All of a sudden Japan!

Wednesday, just past midnight. A text from photographer Angela Percival pops up on my phone: «Hi Pia! Heard you’re back on your skis, and that your knee is doing fine. What’s your plans the upcoming week? Can you/will you go to Japan for a shoot […]


Darkdays15, Sogndal NOR

Last week Arc’teryx invited me to join their photo challenge in Sogndal, the Dark Days Photo Challenge.  It’s a great event, which invites skiers and photographers to team up and present the best photo presentation at the end of the stay. So, for three days […]

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Skårasalen, Hjørundfjorden

This weekend the FWT 15 kicked off in Chamonix, France. Even though I’m out this season due to an injury, I intended to be in Chamonix when the FWT arrived, to hand out high-fives and hugs to my friends competing. I changed my plan, and […]

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Strandafjellet, NOR

The early weeks of January seems to have been powder heaven in Japan, dry in the Alps and rainy in Ålesund, where I’m staying at the moment. But the West Coast of Norway has gotten tons of snow, setting new records both in Røldal and […]

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2015; new socks.

  It’s January, but it doesn’t feel like it. It feels like we’re still in late fall; a long long fall. It can’t be January! Because I’m not starting my day with searching for my ski socks, or swearing cause I forgot to dry my […]

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Wrap up season 13/14 part 3 of 3: High tide and low tide

Returning from Kamchatka, going to Riksgrensen, Sweden, the official Scandinavian Big Mountain Championship. I’ve participated before, without any luck on the title. The starting field for the ladies was strong. The Swedes Matilda Rapaport, Christin Hargin, Evelina Nilsson and the kind of half-Swede Jackie Paaso to […]

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Lost in Verbier

First of all,the competition in Fieberbrunn earlier this month happened after a week of waiting. Had a blast that week, hanging out with the crew. It felt like we needed that week, just chilling, having a good time and really got to know eachother. The […]

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Sunburned in California

Not even a week has pasted since the competition in Kirkwood, CA. Luckily my sunburned face and pandabear-look as a result of two days in the California-sun, has begun to past. Things went well on my third stop on the FWT. Got a 2nd place, […]


Chamonix in my heart!

Revelstoke was a good way to start the new year, but after ten days in Canada my heart was eager to get to Chamonix. Anne May, Tone and I are renting a flat togheter, and both Anne May and Tone have been in Cham since […]

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