Markus Malin is one of those who contribute to the image of an informally relaxed pro athlete that seems to have become the standard among snowboarders and new school riders. He is very passionate about his sport and is renewing his place at the winter olympics, but he only makes the increasing pressure and the forthcoming qualifications appear fun to him.
A squad consisting of Finnish urban skiers and VeVe Media, a movie production company, is currently working on a documentary-natured ski movie that takes place between Finnish urban setting and Moscow. The movie (starring Otto Venäläinen, Roope Poikonen, Tommi Niemi and Paul Mikkonen) will be released through the Nordic Hooligans website in fall 2014.
When waves reach the size of a high-rise building, it ain’t a playground for small men. Tom Carroll (born in 1961) and Ross Clarke-Jones (1966) from Australia demonstrate on their latest video, Storm Surfers 3D, that exceptional sports performances do not happen by accident.
Kokemus, rohkeus, voima, hyvä ajoitus ja tolkuton määrä taitoa ovat vähimmät edellytykset sille, että järkälemäisten aaltojen sisälle syöksymisestä tulee hauskaa ja että aalloista on ylipäätään mahdollista selviytyä, kertoo Ross Clarke-Jones.