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Kings & Queens of Corbet's 2022

After a more subdued event last year due to the pandemic, it’s great to see this iconic event return in full with a weather window of February 12-18. The competition is sure to feature incredible feats of skill, and when it’s all said and done, one man and one woman will be crowned this year’s King and Queen of Corbet’s.

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The competition is sure to feature incredible feats of skill, and when it’s all said and done, one man and one woman will be crowned this year’s King and Queen of Corbet’s. </p> </div> <!-- Images --> <div class="wrapper"> <h3 style="text-align: center;">SWEET PROTECTION ATHLETES:</h1> </div> <!-- SEKSJON MED TRE BILDER --> <div class="row-3-col"> <div class="col-3-column"> <img class="landing-image" src="https://www.sweetprotection.com/on/demandware.static/-/Library-Sites-sweetprotection_shared/default/dw32bc639f/discover/stories/stories-kings-and-queens/Jake.jpg" /> <div class="image-text"> <h3>Jake Hopfinger</h3> </div> </div> <div class="col-3-column"> <img class="landing-image" src="https://www.sweetprotection.com/on/demandware.static/-/Library-Sites-sweetprotection_shared/default/dw224ffd3a/discover/stories/stories-kings-and-queens/Juliette.jpg" /> <div class="image-text"> <h3>Juliette Willmann</h3> </div> </div> <div class="col-3-column"> <img class="landing-image" src="https://www.sweetprotection.com/on/demandware.static/-/Library-Sites-sweetprotection_shared/default/dw2ddb94dd/discover/stories/stories-kings-and-queens/Parkin.jpg" /> <div class="image-text"> <h3>Parkin Costain</h3> </div> </div> </div> <div class="section-inner"> <div class="button-col-3"> <a class="cta" href="https://www.sweetprotection.com/en-us/mixtape/">See their setups</a> </div> </div> <div class="section-inner"> <p class="blog-text" style="text-align: center;">The competition is all about big tricks and going for broke, and we’ve seen the bar pushed higher and higher in recent years as Parkin Costain and Jake Hopfinger dropped the first double backflips into the couloir. We are also stoked to announce that one of our newest athletes, will join the one-day freeride ski and snowboard event that takes place at the legendary Corbet’s Couloir! </p> </div> <div class="section-inner"> <h4>We got a chance to ask the athletes some questions before the event:</h4> <!-- Parkin --> <h4 style="text-decoration: underline;">Parkin:</h4> <h2 class="blog-medium-title">Why is skiing sport meaningful and why do you love it?</h2> <p class="blog-text first-paragraph">Professional skiing has enabled me to continue chasing my childhood dream. As a young kid getting to ski as much as possible for as long as possible was my only goal. I'm incredibly grateful to still be chasing this dream. I love skiing for many reasons but meeting badass new people and creating long lasting memories has always been a highlight.</p> <h2 class="blog-medium-title">What Goggles will you bring to the Jackson Hole?</h2> <p class="blog-text first-paragraph">I typically stick to one goggle but then make sure I have the right lenses for the trip. This year I’m bringing <a style="color:#517ee5; text-decoration: underline; font-weight: 600;" href="https://www.sweetprotection.com/en-us/interstellar-rig-reflect-goggles/852001.html">The Interstellar</a>, I’m a fan of the durability and fit with my <a style="color:#517ee5; text-decoration: underline; font-weight: 600;" href="https://www.sweetprotection.com/en-us/trooper-2vi-mips-helmet/840094.html">Trooper Helmet</a>. </p> <h2 class="blog-medium-title">What lenses will you bring to make sure you’re covered for all the different conditions?</h2> <p class="blog-text first-paragraph">Lens One - Sunny, for the brighter days - Obsidian. Lens Two - Lowlight, my favorite is - Bixbite.</p> <h2 class="blog-medium-title">What about sunglasses?</h2> <p class="blog-text first-paragraph">The fastest pair of <a style="color:#517ee5; text-decoration: underline; font-weight: 600;" href="https://www.sweetprotection.com/en-us/ronin-max-rig-reflect/852046.html">Ronin Max</a> I can find.</p> </div> <!-- Juliette --> <div class="section-inner"> <h4 style="text-decoration: underline;">Juliette:</h4> <h2 class="blog-medium-title">What are your favorite Sweet Protection products and why?</h2> <p class="blog-text first-paragraph">Collaborating with a brand created by passionate people is the most important thing for me. My favorite product? Oh, I love the <a style="color:#517ee5; text-decoration: underline; font-weight: 600;" href="https://www.sweetprotection.com/en-us/grimnir-2vi-mips-helmet/840097.html">Grimnir 2Vi Mips Helmet!</a><p> <h2 class="blog-medium-title">What’s the wildest thing you’ve been part of?</h2> <p class="blog-text first-paragraph">The Freeride World tour, for sure! Besides the competitions, we are living the dream on the world tour. The mood is amazing, as much on skis as at the after party. </p> </div> <!-- Jake --> <div class="section-inner"> <h4 style="text-decoration: underline;">Jake:</h4> <h2 class="blog-medium-title">Why is skiing sport meaningful and why do you love it?</h2> <p class="blog-text first-paragraph">Skiing is my livelihood. Its pretty much all I do, and consumes my day to day. It challenges me like nothing I've ever done, allows me to spend time with my best friends in the mountains, and create media that I am proud of and will last forever.</p> <h2 class="blog-medium-title">Which sports do you practise in addition?</h2> <p class="blog-text first-paragraph">Mountain Biking, Whitewater Kayaking, Surfing, Climbing, Skateboarding, Kiteboarding, Paragliding, Dirt Biking. </p> <h2 class="blog-medium-title">What’s your favorite Sweet Protection product?</h2> <p class="blog-text first-paragraph">The Igniter 2Vi Mips is sick. I’m really into that one! It’s packed and ready for the competition. </p> </div> <div class="section-inner"> <p class="blog-text first-paragraph">Follow the athletes on Instagram:<br> Jake Hopfinger: <a style="color:#517ee5; text-decoration: underline; font-weight: 600;" href="https://www.instagram.com/jakehopfinger/">@jakehopfinger</a><br> Juliette Willmann: <a style="color:#517ee5; text-decoration: underline; font-weight: 600;" href="https://www.instagram.com/juliette_willmann/">@juliette_willmann</a><br> Parkin Costain: <a style="color:#517ee5; text-decoration: underline; font-weight: 600;" href="https://www.instagram.com/parkincostain/">@parkincostain</a> </p> </div> <div class="section-inner" style="margin-bottom: 3em"> <p class="blog-text first-paragraph" style="text-align: center;">For more event info, stay tuned via <a style="color:#517ee5; text-decoration: underline; font-weight: 600;" href="https://www.instagram.com/jacksonhole/">@jacksonhole</a> and <a style="color:#517ee5; text-decoration: underline; font-weight: 600;" href="https://www.instagram.com/sweetprotection/">@sweetprotection</a> on Instagram.<br> We’re also running a giveaway you don’t want to miss out on! </p> </div>

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From World Cup Athlete to Active Skier looking to empower the next adventure

Aksel Lund Svindal has been a Sweet Protection Athlete since 2012, and has since then played an important role testing and helping evolve our helmets and goggles, making sure the products are tailored down to every detail.

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