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Freeride World Tour × Peak Performance

Peak Performance is the proud skiwear sponsor of the Freeride World Tour, the global series of freeride competitions that crowns the World Champions in Verbier in April each year. This year we present a winter collection dedicated to the Freeride World Tour. We believe in supporting the sport where our clothing is used and tested in the most challenging environments as well as displayed to the many followers of the Freeride World Tour.

Join us to follow the action and get closer to some of the best freeskiers in the world as they battle for the title. Peak Performance will be represented by; Elisabeth Gerritzen (SCH), Loïc Collomb-Patton (FRA), Kristofer Turdell (SWE) Carl Regnér (SWE) and Taisuke Kusunoki (JPN).

A picture of Hakuba
20-27 January
A picture of Kicking Horse
Kicking Horse
3-9 February
A picture of Vallnord-Arcalís
1-7 March
A picture of Fieberbrunn
9-15 March
A picture of Verbier
31 March - 8 April
Japan - 20-27 January
Japan - 20-27 January

How about an annual snow fall of 11 meters, at 11 resorts easily accessed on Honshu, the main island of Japan? That is what Hakuba has to offer. The oldest ski resorts in the Hakuba Valley have been around for over 70 years. But freeskiing has until now never been in focus in the area. In fact, skiing outside the slopes is partly forbidden even today. However, aware of the importance of snow quality and access for freeskiing and ski touring tourists, things are changing as Hakuba hosts the Freeride World Tour in January 2018.

Japow – now a commonly used word for Japanese powder snow – has become a key factor for dedicated skiers worldwide. The potential, development and even survival of skiing in Japan is considered dependent on international ski fanatics having japow on their checklist. It also requires ski resorts to provide the possibility of access to the backcountry. Of course, that is something we welcome, and we are really looking forward to the day the FWT season kicks off.


A picture of Elisabeth Gerritzen
Elisabeth Gerritzen
A picture of Kristofer Turdell
Kristofer Turdell
A picture of Carl Regnér
Carl Regnér
A picture of Loïc Collomb-Patton
Loïc Collomb-Patton
A picture of Taisuke Kusunoki
Taisuke Kusunoki
Elisabeth Gerritzen

Not only is Elisabeth Gerritzen a top-performing skier, she is also busy studying International relations in Geneva. A suiting study area, as she last winter combined her first season on the Freeride World Tour with competitions in both Japan and New Zeeland, keeping up her international relations for sure.

Despite her young age, the confident Swiss skis stronger than most. Showcasing strong skiing by combining high speed, great control and big airs, she definitely proves to be reckoned with for the upcoming winter. If she makes the final cut, the reward is to compete in the FWT finals on home turf in Verbier.

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