Wednesday, 13 February 2008 (comments: 0)

Big in Moscow

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Here are some photos from the big air world cup in Moscow. We had a huge ramp and perfect conditions for riding. Soft snow and a jump with very good airtime and loads of speed. Even though I was a little nervous before my second qualification jump (I slammed on my first one and I had to land that front nine) it all went well for me in the end. It was fun jumping in front of such a big crowd. And being able to ride good in the finals makes me happy. I won the contest! I am very lucky lately!!


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Friday, 25 January 2008 (comments: 0)

The Origin of Snowboarding

In a small village way up in the mountains of north eastern Turkey we found probably the oldest snowboarder who is still alive. That man, his name was Selim, is 70 years old and he snowboards since 1946. And he learned it from his father and it goes back to more than 200 years!! He showed me how they ride on these boards and it is just like snowboarding. We talked a bit, had a cup of tea together and smiled.

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Jeremy Jones (he was also on this trip) and me were just blown away by the fact that there were people here on this planet a long time ago who did the very same thing as we are doing now.

We are still in Turkey at the moment. It is snowing outside and we are chilling at the helibase in Ayder. Looks like tomorrow is going to be the big day :) 

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I will post more about our amazing trip in a couple of days. See you soon!

Jeremy Jones, Selim and me

Wednesday, 9 January 2008 (comments: 0)

Win at the Big Air in Graz

Thanks for all the support in Graz. Snowboarding was a lot of fun there. I am happy that I finally also did a 1080° in Austria. 

next week I will be competing at the European Open in Laax, Switzerland and after that I am going to Turkey. Yes for snowboarding (actually heliboarding). And they do have big mountains there. I am looking forward to that! 



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