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Long Way Round Pt.2

A few weeks ago I told you about my trip with Nitro through half of europe. Now I can tell you a little bit more about it.
I started alone from Munich and met with Clemens (the Filmer), Ziga, Andrej and Wögna (the riders) at Verona in Italy to drive together to Vars in the french sea alps. After arriving there around midnight we met Aluan the next rider of our crew to hit his homeresort …. sadly there was nearly no snow left so we could only do one quick n dirty spot and decided then to leave for Barcelona the next morning.
After a day of driving, a night of partying and a day on the beach we took of for the last part of the mission in Andorra. There at last we found what we were looking for: a good base of snow, some good spots, a lot of sun and a bagload full of fun. After 3 days we hit the road for another 1500 kms back home.

The trip was an absolutly blast and big thanks are going out to Andi @ Nitro (for making it happen), my Crew (for being the best ones), Maria (for her tips about Andorra) and everyone else we met.

Here are a tiny bite from all my impressions on this trip:

I can´t tell ya how often I looked into this mirror in this 8 days and saw a beautiful picture

Wögna and Andrej on spotscouting mission

The roundup of 4 driving only days

Party tonight!?

Hey we DID some snowboarding!!

Hopefully you´ll see some more pictures in some mags next year.
And Anorra I`ll be back!!!

100 times of Pleasure

With it´s April Issue 2012 my favorite snowboardmag celebrated their 100rds issue and 15 years of bringing snowboarding, joy, superb pictures and everything else you need to the people.

I remember the start as it was yesterday, cause it was one of my first years riding sideways myself.
So I´m more than super proud to be a part of this milestone of snowboarding in europe.

Thanks to Bene, Fischi, Chris and the next generation for their dedication and passion for this sport and making this happen!!!!
Looking forward to the next 15 years …..

Two Pictures of the Twins Themselfes Fips and Tobi Strauss at the same spot

Long Way Round

Springtime is Roadtriptime, and this one gets really long.
5 Guys, 2 Cars, 5 Countries, 3000km, 7days of shooting, from over 3000m to 0m and back …. for the Fiat PictureAwards I´ll head out together with 3 Nitro Roadwarriors and a filmer to get a nice picture set done.

I´ve 8 days of fun, sun, snow, street and some very big footprints (cause Lolli dominated this award last year) ahead of me …. SO LET´S GET IT ON!!!!

Our route ….

Arlberg Madness

Last week I´ve been three days at the good ol Arlberg in Austria together with DBK, Colin, Tobi and Maxi. The origin plan was to hit the Sonnenkopf and go for some massive spots, but when we arrived we noticed that there were already 8 Filmcrews getting ready to hit the mountain so we changed our plans and checked out a zone at the Flexenpass.

On Monday the guys did a little bad weather step down kicker which sadly didn´t really work for me shooting … on Thuesday we shaped another stepdown right next to the first and this one really, really worked out for me and I got some bängers of all three riders. On Wednesday we shaped another spot for about 5 hours with a real highway as inrun but on the first hit the boys realized that they hadn´t enough speed to clear the jump as we intended ….

So what should I say, Shit happens and there are days the work dosen´t get paid …. but one good day is more than enough and I had a great time with the boys in the sun.

Here are some (more than usual) impressions of it:

That would have been the place for a kicker … at least for me

Shreds n Apes

„Yo dude … where is my car!?“

Wind, snow n sun shaped

Enlighted and on fire

AK? Patagonia? … Nope, beautifull austria

Wastin time

Maxi and DBK enjoying the first day of „spring“

Hmm, does it work ….

…. nope it doesn´t


Last week I had the chance to shoot one of the Sprungbrett Sessions in the Absolut Park in Flauchauwinkel.
At these sessions kids have the possibility to ride and shoot with some snowboarding pros and get some tips&tricks from them. They are organisated by Nicola Thost who is the first olympic snowboard pipe champion ever and a legend in snowboarding. Beside that she is a super mellow person and a perfect host for the kids.

Despite of the really shitty weather with flatlight and snow the kids were super motivated and shredded like hell all day long … I had a great time and a lot of fun with them …. and I´m sure you´ll see some of them rockin the contest and mags in the near future. Watch out!!!

If you want to know more about the Sprungbrett Sessions and see a lot of good pics from the stops before take a look at the Facebookpage

Last but not least some impressions from this day:


Easy lunch

Nicola … smiling as everytime

Max Horn shows the kids how to style it

Warm up & A small Rocker

The kids are sendin it

There is no bad weather only motivation