“Skiing at a certain level, head injuries are almost impossible to avoid. But with the right helmet and proper precautions, you can reduce the risk of brain injury. It’s surprising how many people don’t realize this… “
Date of birth: August 14, 1991
Disciplines: Skiing / Freeski
Place of birth: Stockholm, Sweden
Henrik Harlaut is one of the most awarded and undoubtedly one of the best freeskiers in the world of all time. Henrik was born in Stockholm, the capital of Sweden. At the age of nine, he moved to the Swedish ski resort of Åre
Henrik quickly fell in love with snow and mountains and has since fully devoted himself to the sport. By studying ski videos, following his idols around the world, and working hard, combined with his talent, Henrik has created a unique style. He has undoubtedly taken freeskiing to another level.
By 2020, Henrik had achieved his sixth gold in Big Air, in Aspen and entered the annals of the sport as the skier with the most gold medals in a single discipline. Currently, Henrik is an 8-time gold medalist in the X Games and an innovative jumper who competes in three different disciplines. In Aspen 2021, Henrik became the first skier to win a medal in all three categories.
In summary, his style off the slopes and his attitude full of energy and joy have made him one of the most famous skiers in the world.