Beauty To Big Air… The Eclectic Instagram Of An Olympic Skier

Instagram offers a glimpse into peoples’ lives, and Olympic athletes are no exception. British ski cross racer Pamela Thorburn leads an interesting life both on and off the course.

Pam Thorburn instagram

Thorburn started skiing at the age of 3 and skied 10 years on the British Alpine Ski Team. She raced the World Cup Alpine Tour during the 2009-2010 and 2010-2011 seasons before switching to ski cross in 2012.

The British ski cross champion is now making a final push to the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi.

Pam Thorburn powder
Powder faceshots
Pam Thorburn ski cross
Finals at the FIS World Championships
Learning to fly…
Pam Thorburn instagram
to glamourous photo shoot
Pam Thorburn rifle
to shooting guns.
Pam Thorburn off season jump
No snow, training anyway
Pam Thorburn ski cross
Race day tussle
Pam Thorburn instagram
Pam Thorburn sled dogs
“Canadian car rental”
Pam Thorburn switch aerial
Switch aerials…
Pam Thorburn fashion
and fashion once again.
Pam Thorburn ski jump
She’s on her way here — the Sochi ski cross track
Pam Thorburn instagram
That is one funky ‘ring’

Follow her Instagram and read more about Pamela Thorburn here.

Sean McCoy

Editorial Director Sean McCoy is a life-long outdoorsman who grew up hunting and fishing central Wisconsin forests and lakes. He joined GearJunkie after a 10-year stint as a newspaperman in the Caribbean, where he learned sailing and wooden-boat repair. Based in GearJunkie's Denver office, McCoy is an avid trail runner, camper, hunter, angler, mountain biker, skier, and beer tester.