Everything Sandra Lahnsteiner does in life has one thing in common – her passion for skiing. Sandra was born and raised in the Austrian Salzkammergut on October 17, 1980 and started skiing at the age of 2 ½.
After ski racing, becoming a skiing instructor, studying sports science and coaching at the University of Salzburg, her devotion for skiing brought her into professional freeskiing.
The multi-talented autodidact has been engaged in producing all-female films ever since 2010 and with Shades of Winter provides a platform for women in action sports where she also shares her experience as a mental coach on an athletic as well as business level. Sandra Lahnsteiner is currently one of the most experienced female athletes when it comes to big mountain skiing and filming; she lives in Kuchl, near Salzburg, surrounded by her beloved mountains.