You might have heard of this little brand that's recently dipped its toes into the murky pool of snowboarding, and as they prepare to launch Gigi Rüf's pro model Kaiju boot they decided to celebrate by holding a five-a-side football tournament in Innsbruck and then let us have at the kit on Hintertux the day after.
Back in the days, Paavo Tikkanen and Joni Malmi were the two masterminds behind the phenomenally successful Euro Gap 1 and 2 movies. And it was apparently during a game of hockey that Joni and Finnish filmmaker Jaakko Itäaho decided on the making of Euro Gap 3.
Niki Korpela has been blowing our minds ever since we saw him as a 15 year-old scamp busting the kind of poked front 5s Ingemar would be proud of and then dropping back 9s with the same effortless Finnish steeze.
Last weekend, the Kaunertal Opening celebrated its 25th anniversary with more than 10,000 snow fanatics, who pilgrimaged to the Tyrolian glacier to enjoy the first shred, try out new gear and witness some great action during the contest on Saturday.
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