Freerider Richard Amacker
Richard Amacker was on his first pair of skis at the age of 2. He spent 16 years as an alpine skier, but admits it bored him a bit, so moved to freeriding.
In his very first Freeride World Tour, Rich won his first victory in Courmayer, qualified for the Xtreme of Verbier and won Rookie Award of the Year. That was all 5 years ago. Rich has continued competing and diversified into working in film and documentaries.
We caught up with Rich about both competitions and filmmaking, and also, we spoke about what draws him back to Nendaz...
Find out more about Richard Amacker in his film PERSEVERANCE