Andreas Wiig

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

From wining contests, inventing tricks and year after year having ending video parts in the top snowboard films, Andreas is one of the best jumpers to 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 setup?

 A 165 cm Burton Custom board for pow, 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 excoriated, 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. 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 of your interests/hobbies outside of snowboarding?

 Surfing, mountain biking, downhill biking, soccer, barbequing, photography

Last good book you read?

 The Steve Jobs biography 

Five songs that have to be on a mix tape?

Foo Fighters – All my life
Turbonegro – The Age of Pamparius
Nirvana – Nevermind
The Black Keys – Tighten Up
Bob Dylan – Blowin’ In the Wind