Virginie Faivre – Skier biography and profile

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Age:
31
Country:
Switzerland
Hometown:
Saint-L├ęgier, Switzerland
Mountain:
Les Portes-du-Soleil
Discipline:
Halfpipe

Biography

Virginie Faivre is one of the wily veterans of the women’s halfpipe skiing scene. This Swiss dynamo is a consistent threat to crash the podium party, having most recently taken 1st at the 2013 Olympic Test Event in Sochi, 1st at the 2013 FIS World Championships in Voss and 2nd at the 2014 Calgary World Cup. Faivre competed in the first-ever women’s Olympic halfpipe event in Sochi, Russia, placing 4th.

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Competition results

5th, Winter Olympics halfpipe, Sochi, Russia, 2014
2nd, Calgary World Cup halfpipe, Calgary, 2014
13th, Dew Tour halfpipe, Breckenridge, 2013
7th, Winter X Games halfpipe, Tignes, 2013
1st, FIS World Championships halfpipe, Tignes
1st, Olympic Test Event halfpipe, Sochi, Russia, 2013
3rd, US Grand Prix halfpipe, Park City, 2013
4th, US Grand Prix halfpipe, Copper, 2013
12th, New Zealand WinterGames halfpipe, Cardrona, 2012
4th, Winter X Games halfpipe, Tignes, 2012
3rd, US Grand Prix halfpipe, Copper, 2011

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