Category: Real Talk Interviews

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”

Real Talk: Steve Gruber

Steve Gruber has has a long and notable career. From his early days smashing all kind of contests to filming for some of the sport’s iconic video parts. Here Steve takes some time to reflect.

Real Talk: Peetu Piiroinen

Peetu Piiroinen is one of the most successful competitive Snowboarders in history but the one that people know the least about. Here we chat to Peetu about why he missed his pipe run in Sochi, winning the World Snowboard Tour more than anyone else, how he has kept his private life so private and much more.

Real Talk: Marko Grilc

We caught up with Marko Grilc to get the lowdown on; the changes in Snowboarding during his career, why older riders get dropped, if the good old days were actually better, Grilosodes, family life and much more.