Iouri Podladtchikov

Hell bent for style, Iouri is one of the most decorated European half pipe riders in the world.

Whether Iouri is taking his runs completely switch stance or inventing tricks such as the “YOLO flip” you can always find Iouri finishing at the top. Keep you eyes out for Iouri reaching for that gold at the 2014 Winter Olympics.

Interview

What boot do you ride?

Hi Standard

What is your favorite Vans shoe?

era

What's your setup?

158, cartels, -9, +15

What's the best trip you've ever been on?

Honolulu with Hitch and Bruni

What is the best story you've ever heard?

the story about Dartanian

Favorite Vans Rider?

John John Florence

What trick can't you do that you wish you could?

Fs flip on transitions

What's the worst thing that's ever happened to you?

injuries

What are some of your interests/hobbies outside of snowboarding?

Photography, Music.

Last good book you read?

Hemmingway - in Paris

Five songs that have to be on a mix tape?

anything from the Doors, Chromatics, Grimes or Caribou.