Category: Real Talk Interviews

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.

Real Talk: Markku Koski

We caught up with legendary, Finnish powerhouse, Markku Koski, to chat about the changes he has seen in the sport, why Finnish riders find it hard to get deals, future plans and much more.

Real Talk: Sage Kotsenburg

We caught up with Sage Kotsenburg at the Air and Style to talk chilling with David Letterman, having 500 boxes of cereal with your face on the box delivered to your house, asking Obama to open up street spots and much more.

Real Talk: Emil Ulsletten

Fresh from his Beijing Air and Style win and already off to the next contest, we found a slot in Emil’s gruelling schedule to nail down this Real talk Interview. Here we discuss the Air and Style victory, if triples are fun to do, the level of Norwegian snowboarding, hectic competition circuits and plenty more.

Real Talk: Halldór Helgason Interview

In his first interview since Nike pulled out of Snowboarding, Halldór talks exclusively to Pyramid Mag and doesn’t hold back. In this explosive interview, Halldór talks on Nike’s exit, that Instagram post, national teams with team uniforms, foam pits, a legion of fans, his own brands and much much more.

Real Talk: Tarquin Robbins

Godfather, pioneer, inspiration are just some of the terms we have heard to describe Tarquin Robbins. Here we chat to the man himself to discuss bar fights, riding without highbacks, the good old days and much more. As an extra bonus, for this interview we decided to open up some of the questions to the Vintage Snowboard Trader page on Facebook.

Real Talk: Kjersti Buaas

We caught up with snowboarding royalty Kjersti Buaas, to discuss her 18 years competiting, the good old days, the importance of healthy living, the perceptions of Women’s snowboarding and much more.

Real Talk: Antti Autti

We caught up with Antti Autti as he took some time to reflect on his days competing, how a change in his career’s direction upset his long term sponsors and his new backcountry movie project “Approach and Attack”