Iker Reyes Borras gets a Wild Card at Ordino Arcalís 2023
A Wild Card at Ordino Arcalís, as the second stage of FWT23 is about to commence. The athletes gear up to continue their journey towards winning the FWT title.
Iker Reyes Borras, a local skier and skilled freerider, will join the top freeriders, having received a wildcard for the event. Iker has been skiing the slopes of Ordino Arcalís, where his father was a ski patrol since he was five years old. He was a member of the ski club till he was 11.
He then switched to freeriding and became a coach of the first-of-its-kind freeride academy in Andorra. With 20 seasons of experience in Ordino Arcalís, he is familiar with the terrain better than anyone else on the roster. The enthusiastic local crowd will support him, making him a standout competitor to watch.
Wondering what a Wild Card is at Ordino Arcalís 2023?
The Freeride World Tour (FWT) invites a skier or snowboarder with a wild card. It allows them to participate in a specific event despite their ranking or past performance. Wild cards usually go to local athletes or rising riders. They allow them to compete against the world’s top freeriders and gain invaluable experience.
The use of wild cards promotes diversity. It also introduces new talent to the competition, bringing extra excitement and unpredictability to the event.
The use of wild cards allows for greater diversity and fresh talent in the competition, adding an element of excitement and unpredictability to the event.