Welcome to a new season of Crossfire, the page where you get to ask the pros those questions that have been niggling you for seasons. This month’s guest under the spotlight is Jenny Jones, who placed sixth overall in last year’s TTR tour, after a season that saw her chasing elusive snow.
A British man who was working with statistics once said that there are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies and statistics. While accumulating info for this article, I ran across several reports on the Greenpeace and The Guardian website containing truckloads of statistics about China and the environmental side effect of their rapid economic growth.
We caught L'Arrogs on Skype and gave him a good old grilling. Since the interview was done he's also got hooked up by O'Neill and both parties are understandably stoked – jumping up and down, over and over again, like happy bunny rabbits...
The art of conversation is dead, and being online means we can tap-tap away without ever having to transcribe from a Dictaphone. Onboard caught Tyler Chorlton, the hard-charging Brit, on Skype and said word fresh, wadup and bo selecta.
Buckled way too hard into my bindings, I was looking out over a sizeable part of Switzerland often referred to as Rheintal. But a whole different aspect of my snowboarding life was on my mind. What I was thinking about was how much I missed a tool to sharpen my edges with: a file.
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