Anais Caradeux

FRANCE

Name: ANAÏS CARADEUX
Nationality: French
Date of Birth: 06/30/1990
Discipline: HALFPIPE & SLOPESTYLE
Home: La Clusaz Haute-Savoie


Anaïs was born in 1990, she is from the resort of La Clusaz in the French Alps.
She is currently ranked as 2nd best halfpipe female skier in the world.
After having spent her childhood under the sun in Guadeloupe, Anais and her family took the rather large step of coming out to Annecy in the Haute Savoie. This is where Anais got her taste for winter sports after experimenting with ice skating.
It wasn't until 2004 that Anais finally got a taste for the world of freestyle with Le Club des Sports in La Clusaz who, have supported her right from the beginning and still do.
Today, Anais still holds and, defends rigorously her title as the French Champion - a title that she has held since 2005.
For the last 2 seasons, Anais has taken to the international circuit where, she is gradually making her place in the limelight. She is classed 5th by the AFP and, in the professional class (dictated by points), she is currently 3rd.

Best results :
2011: 2nd X Games Europe Tignes /  2nd European Open Laax Suisse /  2nd SFR Tour La Plagne /
3rd  world cup in   La Plagne /  4th  Dew Tour Breckenridge Colorado USA /  4th X Games Aspen Colorado USA
2010: 1st French Championship in La Plagne / 5thWinter X-Games Aspen, Colorado/ 3rd  Winter X-Games Europe Tignes, France /  1st Aspen Open HP Colorado USA /  4th Dew Tour Mt Snow, Utah
2008/09: 1st Aspen Open / 1st world cup in La Plagne / 2nd overall standings World Cup / 2nd US Open / 2nd NZ Open / 3rd world Cup in Park City / 3rd final Dew Tour Northstar Tahoe / 5th World Championship
2007/08: 4th place US OPEN / 2nd place Aspen Snowmass/ 3rd plade Nippon Open.

Favorite - / best tricks: 720° / Mute / Japan / tail , alley oop 540°…..
Objectifs: 900° & alley oop flat spin in pipe & in slop style 720° mute
Favorite mountain: Breckenridge

She is always trying to create new opportunities to increase female freeskiers  awarness, notably with her event “Chicks do it too” ; the 13 best female riders in the world meet in La Clusaz for a Girlie Weekend: Fashion, Photos, Lifestyle and some big air!!!
 

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