Richard Amacker was born in the heart of the swiss alps in nendaz, june 19, 1988.
For the first 16 years of his life he dedicated to Alpine skiing , slalom , also participating in several races of the FIS circuit . But ” Ritch find ” This sport too “boring” , he tries adrenaline and pure fun… beginning to participate in the Nendaz Freeride, a small event in his country devoted to this fascinating discipline. Unexpectedly, the young Swiss talent reaches the second place on his second participation in the event starting from there is a total explosion !
Richard understands that this is his path, he flird to New Zealand , he trains tirelessly to develop its quality in fresh snow , learn English in order to grow as a character at the international level , participate in the World Tour Qualifier, the difficult step to reach the maximum competition : the Freeride World Tour With yet another podium during an Italian stage Ritch impresses the judges and they open the doors for the top competition !
Since 2012, Richard competes in the FWT, boasting a fantastic first place in Courmayeur in 2012 and a third place in Fieberbrunn in 2014.