is off to a great start despite all the stress he went through within the last couple of months. He's been slaughtering it out in the backcountry with his crew, filming and shooting photos. He reported that this year is one of the best early seasons so far with snow levels reaching over ten feet. Dionne's been out almost every day getting a couple of shots per day. What a way to start the New Year!
also started his New Year off with a bang! He took 1st place at the SB Jam in Davos, Switzerland on New Year's Eve and got his Ticket to Ride for the Arctic Challenge! It was televised all over Europe on various networks. Congratulations, Markku!
is pumped for the start of 2004. He's been filming and shooting photos every day with Absinth Films. He'll be joining the Sole Technology European Boot Camp scheduled to be held at Garmish in Germany from January 9-13. Immediately afterwards, Nico will be back at it again with his film posse.
has been filming and shooting photos with Standard Films and reports he's off to a good start with footage. Hell be spending the rest of the season filming with them along with competing in a few major events. John's also, on the waiting list for the X Games scheduled later this month in Aspen.
is also off to a good start this season. He's been heading out to the back country every day filming and shooting photos. Tyler's one step ahead of most of the other snowboarders since his roommate is a photographer. He'll be in Whistler all season long, and venturing out to a handful of events outside of Canada this year.
will be meeting-up with some of the Sole Technology crew later this week for the European Boot Camp held at Garmish, Germany.
plans on taking first place at the Session contest held in Vail, Colorado later this month. She's feeling pretty amped about the contest, since she was robbed of first place last year, so look out girls.
B-team rider Benji Ritchie
recently got a full interview in the February issue of TransWorld Snowboarding magazine. Be sure to check it out, as Benji will be blowing your mind this year, if he hasn't already.
recently had one of her fans win her complete snowboard set-up in a recent contest. Roberta will be bouncing back and forth from Vancouver to Utah, where she will be shooting photos with various photographers.
has been busy slaughtering it with Dionne and their film crew. Kevin's been pumped and super-motivated to get the job done this year. He will continue to film and pursue his film project, The Skids and anticipates another release later this year. Be sure to check out the Thirtytwo web site at www.thirtytwo.com
for more details.
made a few changes regarding who he will be filming for this year. He will spend most of his time filming for Mack Dawg productions. After a couple of years of filming for Robot Food, Wille decided to part ways and get back to his roots. He'll be bouncing back and forth from Europe to the States and competing in a handful of events throughout the season.
Jan 8-13 European Boot Camp Garmisch, Germany
Jan 17-18 The Session Vail, CO
Jan 16-19 Domestic Boot Camp (Pro Week) Lake Tahoe, CA
Jan 22-26 Winter X Games Aspen, CO
Jan 26-29 SIA trade show Las Vegas, NV