This 23 year old from Rovaniemi, Finland is one of the guys pulling the strings for the Scrapbook Project – an ambitious documentary focussed on showing the reality of snowboarding for Finnish riders – that will be covermounted with Onboard’s December 08 issue. We caught up with Miikka for the lowdown on the project.
Why are the pages of snowboard mags always reserved to a privileged happy few whose level of riding is so high that it no longer even resembles your own, with 50-metre kickers and 50-step handrails? I want to dedicate a few pages to my local crew of snowboarders who, in so far as their passion for snowboarding, merit their place in the mag as much as any TTR star, and are closer to your average Jo snowboarder than, say, Eero or Antti.
This Rigonator is none other than the English shredder Tyler Chorlton. Tyler exploded on the UK scene four years ago taking the men’s title at the Orange Brits. Since then, he has been doing well on the international competition scene and in 2006/07 filmed with Yeahh productions.
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