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GRAPHICS

Since we launched our first model in 2012 we have been happy to have local artists creating the graphics of our skis. For us it’s really important that a ski graphic has a relationship to the intended use and environment the ski is meant for. We want the customer to look down at the ski, and feel inspired to go skiing. Our talented artist Rikke and Stine has given us just that with graphics that stick out, have local roots and inspire you to get to the mountains! Read more below about the artist and what goes into the design of the different skis! 

 
 
 

RIKKE VIDDE WESTVIG

From the very beginning it has always been about nature. As soon as I was able to hold a pencil, I drew mountains. My friends drew houses, dogs and hearts, I drew sunsets and shades, and that has stayed with me throughout the years. The pencil has changed from lead to a digital one, but my soul and inspiration has stayed the same, only wethered by growth and experiences in life.

I guess in some way it just never ceases to amaze me how light and weather plays with all aspects of nature to show us new angles and horisonts, even in places we have seen and visited a hundred times. Now, living in one of Norway's most beautiful areas I´m constantly inspired by my deeply rooted desire to go on adventures and my love for sharing those adventures in my drawings or with friends. 

 

STINE LILLOE-OLSEN

As a passionate skier, my favorite environment has always been close to the mountains. I am inspired by the magnificence and splendor of the natur and am intrigued by constantly exploring contrasting elements. I grew up among the west coast mountains and my inspiration is often from my familiar surroundings. 

I have been drawing and painting since my early childhood, but there is still so much more to be done! 

 
 
 
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TYLDERINGEN - GRAPHICS BY STINE LILLOE-OLSEN

Norwegian ski touring is deeply rooted in our culture, and was a main mean of transportation in the past. Today, it is still used for transportation, but who says you can’t enjoy it as well? Tylderingen was designed for the longest tours, but can still match your standards for the way down the mountain as well. The design has elements from a local legend around the mountain Tylderingen. It tells the story of how a woman was taken by the ”Huldri”. They were tailed creatures who lived in the mountains, and she was to be wedded with a man of their kind in a church that was a large rock. The church can still be seen today on the way up to Tylderingen. 

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TYLDERINGEN CARBON - GRAPHICS BY STINE LILLOE-OLSEN

Norwegian ski touring is deeply rooted in our culture, and was a main mean of transportation in the past. Today, it is still used for transportation, but who says you can’t enjoy it as well? Tylderingen was designed for the longest tours, but can still match your standards for the way down the mountain as well. The design has elements from a local legend around the mountain Tylderingen. It tells the story of how a woman was taken by the ”Huldri”. They were tailed creatures who lived in the mountains, and she was to be wedded with a man of their kind in a church that was a large rock. The church can still be seen today on the way up to Tylderingen. 

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HURRUNGANE 101 - GRAPHICS BY RIKKE WIDDE WESTVIG

The graphics on Hurrungane 101 is inspired by that feeling you have when closing the door behind you and setting off towards the mountains. It is a walk through the mental and physical strain we skiers are willing to go through to reach our summits, and that feeling of lightness and peace found when you finally reach the top. The Hurrungane mountain range is a place in Sogn where skiers can choose to chase that feeling of lightness and serenity.

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HURRUNGANE 101 CARBON - GRAPHICS BY RIKKE WIDDE WESTVIG

The graphics on Hurrungane 101 is inspired by that feeling you have when closing the door behind you and setting off towards the mountains. It is a walk through the mental and physical strain we skiers are willing to go through to reach our summits, and that feeling of lightness and peace found when you finally reach the top. The Hurrungane mountain range is a place in Sogn where skiers can choose to chase that feeling of lightness and serenity. The Hurrungane 101 is the fierce brother of Hurrungane 101, and the darker, more fiery colour theme represents the skiers with that inner, deep desire and fire to push themselves even further. 

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RAKKAR - GRAPHICS BY RIKKE WIDDE WESTVIG

The inspiration for RAKKAR is drawn from those dark, almost magical winter nights when the snow absorbs every sound and covers every rock and root under a heavy silver blanket. Cutting through the darkness, sharp white lights from several headlamps, followed by silver mist and big smiles. Silence, silver, snow. Everyone loves nightskiing in Sogn!

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urRAKKAR - GRAPHICS BY RIKKE WIDDE WESTVIG

Close to Sogndal, the Bleia mountain rises straight up from the fjord, teasing every skier with her difficult approach, her snow covered banks and sheer drops. However, when you look closer, you will find playful lines, deep powder and that memorable and amazing day out.

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TOGGA LIGHT - GRAPHICS BY STINE LILLOE-OLSEN

With our local Togga mountain in focus at the front of the ski the graphics then go on into the forest where we slash turns on our planks. But beware of the trolls that lurk in the forest, you better keep the pace up! The style is very much influenced by the traditional paintings of trolls by John Bauer, drawings and paintings that we as Scandinavians have grown up with. On this light version the colors were inspired by the northern lights, that illuminate sky on some magic winter nights!

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TUNNELVISJON - GRAPHICS BY RIKKE WIDDE WESTVIG

Our team rider Asbjørn Eggebø Næss has a thing for speed, tunnels and snowplows. Growing up in the western part of Norway he has found that driving through tunnels connecting one mountain to the other is a natural part of skiing. Meeting the snowplow has always been a sure and welcome sign of deep snow and powderdays. TUNNELVISJON is all about capturing history, memories of good rides and the anticipation at the very top of a couloir.