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Jon Olsson
Jon Olsson
Hometown

Monaco

Age

27

Inspiration

Shaun White, Travis Pastrana, Travis Rice

Any skiing heroes

JP Auclair, JF Cusson

Any heroes outside skiing

Kelly Slater

Website / Blog

www.jon-olsson.com

Jon Olsson
Jon Olsson

Interview:

Where did you learn to ski/ride?

Mora, Sweden

What is your home resort?

Åre, Sweden

What has been the highlight of your career so far?

Inventing a few double flips.

What is your favourite park feature?

Step up kickers.

What is your favourite trick?

Switch 540

What are your goals for the 2010-2011 season?

Be as good as I can be.

What is your single biggest career goal?

Same as above!

In your opinion, is it more important to be stylish or progressive?

Both.

What athlete(s) do you look up to?

Bobby B, Russ H, Tom W and a lot of other young rippers.

Which role models do you admire outside of the world of sports?

No one in particular

What are your three favourite albums?

Don't know the name of any, I'm terrible at music!

What's the last book you read?

The Origin of Brands: Discover the Natural Laws of Product Innovation and Business Survival, by Al and Laura Ries

If you weren't skiing or riding, what career would you be pursuing?

F1 driving or surfing

What is the weirdest thing you've seen in skiing/snowboarding?

Monoskiing is pretty weird!

What is your favourite ski or snowboard film segment?

Travis Rice in the movie POP

What kind of cross training do you do to stay fit in the off-season?

I try to run and work out as much as I can. I also try to do a lot of Crossfit stuff, but since I almost ski year around it's hard to find the energy.

What other sports do you play?

Car racing and surfing

In your opinion, which contest format is better; rider-judged or professionally-judged?

Pro-judged. Rider-judged involves too much jealousy.

Do you have a morning routine or ritual before riding?

I do emails for 2-3 hours before skiing.

What are your top 3 skiing or riding destinations?

St Anton, Whistler, Åre

What three items can you not live without?

Computer, phone and Crill (my videoblogger;-)

When is the last time you took a risk?

Two days ago, decided to do a race with a slightly injured back. It worked out!

What is the most important after skiing or snowboarding?

Cars

Do you have any other special talent our readers should know about?

I am good at designing cars

What vehicle do you drive?

Lamborghini Murcielago LP 670 and a 1000hp Ultima GTR

Who is in your day-to-day skiing/riding crew?

Warner Nickerson and me.

Famous last words?

Time to eat and then work out so I can keep kicking ass.

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