Nuria Castán Barón, Rider who competes in the Freeride modality in the Freeride World Qualifier world championship, has reached an agreement with the Mammut Swiss 1862 brand, a world reference in the world of mountaineering, climbing and mountain safety, brand with more than 150 years of history in these sports disciplines.
Nuria Castán, Rider of the International Team of Head Snowboards, was this past weekend in Hochfügen (Austria) in the 4th 4* of the FWQ 2018 circuit, the face scheduled for competition was the same as last year’s (Ostwand ).
Nuria Castán, Rider of the International Team of Head Snowboards, last weekend was held in Les Arcs (France) the first contest of Freeride FWQ circuit in Europe, in this contest all the Riders within the Top10 that are competing in Europe their main tests, were the best Riders of the circuit in the Europe / Oceania Division.
Nuria Castán, Rider of the International Team of Head Snowboards, continues her journey in the 2017/18 season, this time, after her austral summer in New Zealand, in Canada, specifically in Revelstoke, Mecca of Freeride in that country
New Zealand is a country that Nuria Castán feels good for, in a third test of the season, the HEAD SNOWBOARDS Rider, she has managed to repeat the victory of last season, winning again at Mt. Olympus in the FWQ contest of 2*.
The 2017/18 season has not been able to start any better for Nuria Castan, Rider of HEAD SNOWBOARDS, in the event organized North Face Frontier of 4* FWQ got an important third position, ahead of two FWT Riders like Mandl and Kuzma. With this podium she manages to repeat her best result in 4* Contest of the FWQ in the last season as it was in Hochfügen (Austria).
Nuria Castán closes the season 2016/17, with a bittersweet flavor, there have been very good moments as the two podiums, where she was in first place, in the competitions of 2* New Zealand (Mt. Olympus) and Les Arcs (France) and of course, his first podium with 19 years in a competition of 4* in Hochfuguen (Austria) where she obtained the 3rd position.
Last weekend was held in Andorra the last test of the season in Arcalís (Andorra), Jam Extrem, valid for the FWQ, in this case a contest of 3*.
Last Friday was the fourth con test of the international Freeride circuit (FWQ) in Jasna (Slovakia), the contest was on a face with fairly upright in the areas of couloirs and fairly exposed. There were many changes in the type of snow on the face; Snow hard, in some areas there was snow “crust” and other areas were very “windys”.
Nuria Castán is already in Chopok (Slovakia) for the competition of Jasna Adrenalin, 4* contest of the Freeride World Qualifier (FWQ), this displacement is new for Castan, it’s the first time she travels to this competition, it’s the longest trip will do this season in Europe.