Thursday, May 14, 2009

The Future of British Snowboarding? 15 year old Jamie Nicholls...

Jamie Nicholls is a developing UK shred talent. He is quickly gaining much deserved recognition, not only in England but, around the globe. At 15 Jamie's snowboarding skills are obvious and his scope for future progression appear to be limitless. In the near future watch out for good things to come from this young gun...


Bradford, England.
What is your age and when did you first strap on a snowboard?
I am 15 and i started when i was 7.
Use 3 words to describe what snowboarding means to you
Amazing, Fun and adventurous
What is it like being a British Snowboarder? What are the benefits and drawbacks ?
I think its the same for everyone, the only difference is that we don't have mountains.
What snowboarding tricks are you playing with at the moment?
I want to try the Switch Backside 9. Hopefully next season. I just got the Switch cab 1080s
Where would you like to see yourself in 5 years time?
In big movie productions and winning big contests.
Who are your sponsors and why are they good?
Quiksilver,Red Bull, Salomon, Nike 6.0, Sno!Zone, TSA, Red Protection.
What words of advice could you give to aspiring young British snowboarders waning to make snowboarding a career?
Try really hard and it will pay of in the end. Also go to comps, that helped me.
Where is your favourite place to shred?
At the moment it is Laax, but Breckenridge was really fun.
Which Pro Snowboarders do you respect?
Travis Rice and David Benedek.

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