Freeride Weltmeisterin Lorraine Huber (c) Lech Zürs Tourismus

© Freeride Weltmeisterin Lorraine Huber (c) Lech Zürs Tourismus

Nicole Trinker

25. April 2017 | Characters & Personalities

Freeride World Champion Lorraine Huber

Congratulations!

Freeride Weltmeisterin Lorrain Huber (c) Lech Zürs Tourismus

Lorraine Huber has been part of the international freeride scene for many years. Growing up in Lech am Arlberg, the passionate skier went off-piste in her early years. At the age of 23, the ski instructor’s daughter completed her state-certified ski guide training. In 2008 Lorraine decided to dedicate herself entirely to her passion and to freeriding. By winning the Freeride World Qualifier series in 2013, Lorraine gained a fixed starting place on the Freeride World Tour. In winter 2013/14 Lorraine Huber achieved the vice world champion title at the FWT. The following two winters were unfortunately marked by injuries. But her great fighting spirit and her strong will did not stop her and she fought her way back into the Freeride-World Tour with commitment. With super results at the individual stops of the FWT, Lorraine Huber could crown herself this winter with the title of Freeride World Champion. We congratulate you very much!

A few facts about the Freeride World Tour victory of Lorraine:

9th place on 09.02.2017, Vallnord-Arcalís Andorra
1st place on 15.02.2017, Vallnord-Arcalís Andorra (replacement for Chamonix)
1st place on 08.03.2017, Fieberbrunn
2nd place on 25.03.2017, Haines Alaska
3rd place on 03.04.2017, Verbier

Freeride Weltmeisterin Lorraine Huber (c) Lech Zürs Tourismus

Honoring the Freeride World Champion

On Saturday, April 22nd, in the course of the Sister Resort Party at sport.park.lech, the honour for our World Champion Lorraine took place. The offspring of the Ski-Club Arlberg received Lorraine Huber standing in a trellis. Among the well-wishers were Governor Markus Wallner and Sports Councillor Bernadette Mennel and awarded Lorraine the Gold Medal of the Vorarlberg Region.

Freeride Weltmeisterin Lorraine Huber (c) Lech Zürs Tourismus

In addition, Lorraine received the “Golden Arlenzweig”, the highest award the Ski Club Arlberg can bestow, for its sporting achievements. This award is only given to Olympic champions and world Champions.

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