Veteran powder pro Wolle Nyvelt is a man with deep shred roots. Raised in Austria riding the mountains literally in his backyard, he has spent 15 years as a pro, pushing his skate and surf inspired skills in the world’s most epic powder zones. In addition to more than a dozen crusher video parts, multiple Rider Of The Year honors, and thousands of Alaska heli hours under his belt, Wolle is also a pioneering powsurfer—making and riding his own bindingless boards that blend elements surfing, skating and snowboarding into one.
WHAT BOOT DO YOU RIDE?
WHAT IS YOU FAVORITE VANS SHOE?
WHAT’S YOUR SET UP?
158 Salomon Assasin and Quantum Bindings.
WHAT’S THE BEST TRIP YOU’VE EVER BEEN ON?
There are so many, but the first around-the-world trip with my close friends to Japan, Hawaii and the US, really stands out.
FAVORITE VANS RIDER?
Steve Caballero, John Cardiel and Jamie Lynn.
WHAT TRICK CAN’T YOU DO THAT YOU WISH YOU COULD?
Backside airs like Terje.
WHAT’S THE WORST THING THAT’S EVER HAPPENED TO YOU?
Mandatory military service in Austria.
WHAT ARE SOME INTERESTS/HOBBIES OUTSIDE OF SNOWBOARDING?
Skateboarding, surfing and shaping pow boards.
LAST GOOD BOOK YOU READ?
Sepp Holzer’s Permakultur
FIVE SONGS THAT HAVE TO BE ON A PLAYLIST?
NOFX – “Sticking in My Eye”
Scott Sullivan – “Caravan Life”
Texta – “Sprachbarrieren”
Ozzy Wright – “Unicorn from Planet Zorb”
Primus – “Frizzle Fry”