Pia Nic Gundersen

Freeride skier from Vesterålen, Norway




3rd overall Freeride World Tour

1st Verbier Extreme FWT
3rd Snowbird FWT


2nd overall Freeride World Tour

2nd Kirkwood FWT
3rd Chamonix Mont Blanc FWT
4th Revelstoke FWT


Overall Winner Freeride World Qualifier  2012
1st Big Mountain Hochfuegen (4*FWQ)
1st Røldal Freeride Challenge (4*FWQ)
3rd La Clusaz Freeride (4*FWQ)

2nd Lofoten Freeride
2nd Andørja Freeride

Norwegian Champion super- G – 2006
2nd Norwegian Championship  super- G – 2005
3rd Norwegian Championship  downhill – 2004
Norwegian Champion downhill – 2003

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? Will you go to the shoot […]

February 16, 2015

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 with its sponsor here, which invites skiers and photographers to team up and present the best photo presentation at the end of the stay. So, for three days […]

February 6, 2015
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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 because of my desire of having a cleaner home during ski season. But the West Coast of Norway has gotten tons of snow, setting new records both in Røldal and […]

January 19, 2015
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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 as a hobby, or swearing cause I forgot to dry my […]

January 12, 2015
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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 […]

October 30, 2014

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Wrap up season 13/14  part 2 of 3: Returning to Kamchatka, Russia

We went back to Kamchatka. With we, I mean the same So Sew Reviews crew as I went with last April, with some newcomers. Come to think about it, I haven’t posted anything from that trip either on this blog. Jeez. Anyway, both trips to Kamchatka, Russia was […]

September 18, 2014

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Wrap up season 13/14 part 1 of 3: Freeride World Tour

Right. Starting from scratch (almost) again! I mean, blogging is obviously not my thing, but I want to do better while I check out sewing machines on Starting with a wrap up of the 2013-14 season, and than we’ll see how it goes from here.  September is upon us, and it’s strange […]

September 8, 2014


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