The Top 10 In Action Sports
01Skiing by Schooner: Exploring Iceland's Uncharted Slopes
03Here’s The New Action Camera That Can Sense When You’re Sending It Big
0423 Terrible Bucket List Clichés That Are A Complete Waste of Time
05Holy Waters: Kitesurfing Amongst Pilgrims in India
06The Triple Backflip: Josh Sheehan Just Landed The Trick Everybody Said Was Impossible
07OlliOlli: The Skateboarding Game That Rocked An Entire Industry
08Going Green: How A Board Made from Pond Slime Could Save Surfing
09History in Ruins: Before and After Photos Show the Destruction in Nepal
10Six Shooters and Sick Chutes: On the Trail of Butch Cassidy in Colorado Ski Country
Terje Haakonsen was the first superstar of his sport
and is still the idol of the snowboard scene today.
The 34-year-old is still active as a rider and has held
the world record for the highest jump with a
snowboard since 2007. But the Norwegian is also a
man of character and a rider who shows initiative.
Despite best chances to win the gold medal, he
boycotted the Olympic Winter Games. And he was
the co-founder of the Arctic Challenge taking place in Norway since 1999. Since 2002, this contest has been part of the 'Ticket To Ride World Snowboard Tour' which has also been co-founded by Haakonsen.