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Andreas Wiig

A true blooded Viking, Andreas has stomped more tricks deeper in any landing.

From wining contests and inventing tricks year after year, to having ending video parts in the top snowboard films, Andreas is one of the best jumpers to have ever ridden a snowboard.

Interview

WHAT BOOT DO YOU RIDE? 

Infuse

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE VANS SHOE?

 Super stoked on all the OTW shoes.

WHAT’S YOUR SET UP?

 A 165 cm Burton Custom board for pow, with Cartel bindings.

WHAT’S THE BEST TRIP YOU’VE EVER BEEN ON?

Last year I went on a trip to Narvik, which is above the Arctic Circle in Norway. The scenery is amazing up there!

WHAT IS THE BEST STORY YOU’VE EVER HEARD?

Must have been one of the many stories Eddie Wall told me back in the day. They were probably way over-exaggerated, but that just makes the stories even better. 

FAVORITE VANS RIDER?  

 Daniel Franck

WHAT TRICK CAN’T YOU DO THAT YOU WISH YOU COULD?

 A big switch method in the pipe.

WHAT’S THE WORST THING THAT’S EVER HAPPENED TO YOU?

I crashed really hard on a jump in Mammoth in 2002, during a spring photo shoot. I got a bad concussion and can’t remember anything from that whole day. It took me a long time to recover from that crash.

WHAT ARE SOME INTERESTS/HOBBIES OUTSIDE OF SNOWBOARDING?

Surfing, mountain biking, downhill biking, soccer, barbecuing and photography.

LAST GOOD BOOK YOU READ?

The Steve Jobs biography.

FIVE SONGS THAT HAVE TO BE ON A PLAYLIST?  

Foo Fighters – “All My Life”
Turbonegro – “The Age of Pamparius”
Nirvana – “Nevermind”
The Black Keys – “Tighten Up”
Bob Dylan – “Blowin’ In the Wind”