Photo: Matt Georges.
Nico Droz was, is, and will continue to be, the man. Check out the French legend's Six of the Best.
SIX OF THE BEST...
...Spots to shred? - Avoriaz, France/Portes du Soleil. - Haynes, AK. - SLC, Utah. - Riksgränsen, Sweden - Interior BC - Monashee Powder Cat, Canada
...Riders of all time? - David Vincent. - Terje. - Peter Line. - MFM. - J2. - Mikey Leblanc.
...Experiences on your snowboard? - A lot of fun most of the time. - Frustration sometimes. - Pain sometimes. - The skateboard feeling. - Fear sometimes. - A lot of adrenaline.
...Films ever (not snowboard ones)? - The Simpsons. - Friday. - Scarface. - Les Trois Freres. - Soul Plane. - Les Freres Pétards.
...Hangover cures? - Aspégic 1000. - Coca Cola. - Sleep all day. - Sauna. - Go skate. - Get drunk again.
...Tricks? - Any new tricks. - Nollies. - Switch backside 180. - Switch backside 5. - Switch backside 7. - Backside 7.
...Tunes on your iPod? - Notorious B.I.G. - Groupe Home. - Mobb Deep. - NTM. - André Nicatina. - Oxmo Puccino.
...Ways to kill time? - Watching movies and TV series on my computer, like Prison break, Desperate Housewives, Heroes… - Cruise on YouTube. - Smoke cigarettes and make phone calls. - Clean my desk. - Watch old skate movies. - Spin records.
...Video parts? - Ingemar in Simple Pleasures. - Romain Demarchi in Vivid and POP. - MFM in Love/Hate. - Any Gigi part. - Any Devun part. - Any JP Walker part.
...Places for vacation? - Capebreton at Buffalo’s. - Maldives. - Seychelles. - Greek Islands. - Paris in the summer to skate. - Home: skate, sailing, BBQ and friends.
...Ways to get sponsored? - Always be passionate about snowboarding. - Respect others. - Party hard; wake up early. - Be a perfectionist. - Do some contests. - Travel.
...Groms to watch out for? - Pierre Rué. - MFM junior. - Terje junior. - Romain’s daughter. - Don Grego junior. - Droz junior.
Age: Guess... Date of Birth: 27/12/7? Nationality: French. Hometown: Avoriaz, France. Sponsors: Ride Snowboards and bindings, Helly Hansen, DC Shoes, Von Zipper, Nixon, Eastpak, New Era, 7TB4 Connection. Board of Choice: Ride DH 151 for jib; Society 160 for backcountry. Boots: DC Park boot. Bindings: Ride Beta. Outerwear: Helly Hansen Survival. Goggles: Von Zipper Feenom.