Category: Real Talk Interviews

Real Talk: Mikkel Bang

We caught up with Mikkel before he embarked on a World tour with Travis Rice, to discuss; his current duties as a pro, why so many riders look up to him, how he breaks the mould of tall people having bad style and much more.

Real Talk: Silje Norendal

Silje Norendal is gaining popularity both in snowboarding and in the mainstream. We chatted to Silje to hear about; inappropriate attention on social media, winning the X-Games, shooting for Cosmo and a lot more.

Real Talk: Cheryl Maas

Cheryl Maas is not known for pulling punches, both on and off her board. In this spicy but frank interview she gets a few things off her chest, including being dropped by long-term sponsor Volcom, the state of women’s snowboarding, her openness about being gay and why others chose not to, and much more.

Real Talk: Christian Haller

For this week’s Real Talk Interview, we caught up with Christian “Hitsch” Haller to talk about the quality of Euro pipes, Sochi Pipes, pro riders getting dropped, what to expect from his new pipe project and much more besides.

Real Talk: Nadja Purtschert

We caught up with Swiss powerhouse Nadja Purtschert to discuss combining professional riding and primary school teaching, online marriage proposals and much more.

Real Talk: Ethan Morgan

We chat to one of Europe’s finest exports to talk: the national team, FIS and Olympics, losing sponsors and Ethan’s upcoming solo video project.

Real Talk: Jamie Anderson

We spoke to the most rewarded rider in the history of snowboarding to talk about hugging trees, if winning is boring, women’s progression, shooting naked for ESPN and much more.

Real Talk: Ayumu Hirano

We chat to one of the youngest and most exciting riders in the sport to date, Ayumu Hirano. Find out more about his secrets on going so big, his coach and mentor Kazu, skating vert and what else makes him tick.

Real Talk: Brage Richenberg

We caught up with Brage Richenberg to talk; Shred Bots, winning the 2014 Burton European Open with no sponsors, the level of Norwegian riders and much more.

Real Talk: Steve Bailey

We caught up with UK’s snowboarding royalty Steve Bailey, to discuss the beginnings of Rossenadale dryslope, spinning 9’s on dendex, that avalanche and its aftermath, The Brits and much more.