19/02/2013 | by Uli Köhler
Fredi Kalbermatten would easily make our shortlist of the greatest snowboarders of all time. The laid back Swiss ripper has made his name by sending it deep off backcountry wedges with the kind of precise style that’s envied the world over. Absinthe chat to his peers and showcase some of his more memorable hits in this rad edit.
If you’ve ever met Fredi you’ll know that ‘laid back’ doesn’t really cut it when describing his countenance, and hearing the dudes rap on this character trait has us cackling. He also tells Terje, “Terje, you must shovel.” Not many riders would give Haakon a kick up the arse, but Fredi knows what it takes to get a booter done…
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