Skiers of India - Tripti Shukla, 31yrs, Mumbai

Updated: Oct 23, 2021

Tripti Shukla is a fashion designer based in Mumbai. Tripti and her friends are regular skiers at Gulmarg every year. Apart from the skiing, Tripti loves sipping on a hot cup of kahwa in the ski breaks and evening bonfires on the snowy slopes.


AP Quick 3-


1. The first place you skied - Gulmarg


2. Your go-to ski place - Canada


3. Your skiing bucket list destination- Australia

AP: When did you first learn about skiing? What got you interested in the sport?


Tripti: Snow!!!




AP: How did you start off? Your first experience.


Tripti: It was amazing. Initially it was very difficult for me to even stand with ski, as I have never ever played any body balancing sports like skating etc. But once I got used to the feeling of skiing I didn't felt like taking off the skis.


AP: Who do you usually go skiing with?


Tripti: Group of friends


AP: What changed in your life after you got into it?


Tripti: My perception of adventure sports


AP: What are some of your favourite moments while playing the sport?


Tripti: There are many. Swiftly sloping down from phase 1

Taking small scenic break with kahwa Falling on powder snow


AP: Any good stories to share?


Tripti: We rode snowmobile to the Phase 1 slopes on a full moon night and did dinner on the hill top with bonfire. The whole snow was glittering white in moon light.

AP: Till when do you see yourself play the sport?


Tripti: As long as i can


AP: What would be some advice you’d give someone who’s just starting out?


Tripti: Must try.. don't give up after first few falls ..you will love it.


 

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