- Matt Hammer and
John Jackson will be in New Zealand
filming with the Standard Film crew for the next couple of weeks. They’ll
be venturing throughout the South island, hitting-up the backcountry as
well as other hidden terrain.
- Dionne Delesalle
and Roberta Rodger will be celebrating
their birthdays this week (July 27th). Dionne just got back from Mt. Hood
where he participated in a photo shoot with his board sponsor, Rossignol
Snowboards. Roberta just went to Mt. Hood, where she will be guest- coaching
at High Cascade Snowboard Camp for the next couple of weeks.
- Markku Koski recently departed
from Mt. Hood since he had been there for a few weeks. He’ll be heading
back home after being on the road for the last month.
- Nicolas Droz remains in physical
therapy and reported that his knee is feeling better every day. He’ll
be attending an intense physical therapy camp for two solid weeks toward
the end of August.
- Tyler Lepore extended his trip
to Chile after shooting a Sony commercial last week. He’ll be back
in Canada later this week.
- Joni Makinen is feeling 100% better
after going through physical therapy for his shoulder. He’ll be keeping
in shape for the remainder of the summer by mountain-biking, hiking and
running so he can take charge early next season.
- Janna Meyen has been guest-coaching
at High Cascade Snowboard Camp for the past few weeks. She’ll be attending
the camps periodically until the last session, and then plans on taking
a little break from the snow.
- Chad Otterstrom is visiting
some of the camps in Europe while taking a little time to see some of the
countryside with good friends. He should be making his way back to the States
sometime next week.
- Kevin Sansalone is hanging-out
in Whistler Mountain, biking and training for an early start next season.
He reported that his ankles and knees are feeling better as the days go
- Wille Yli-Luoma has been riding
at Mt. Hood for the last couple of weeks, filming and shooting photos with
Robot Food. He’ll be heading back to Europe to get settled into his
new home and take the remainder of the summer off so he can spend some time
with his daughter.
- Matt Hammer and