Category: Real Talk Interviews

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.

Real Talk: Dom Harington

We chat to UK’s Dom Harington about the road to Sochi, the Uk scene, future plans and much more.

Real Talk: Spencer O’Brien

We chat to Spencer O’Brien about Sochi, Women’s progression, equal prize money and lot’s more.

Real talk: Alek Østreng

We caught up with Alek Østreng to talk; skipping Sochi, contests and girlfriends who can shred.