Beautiful edit from Heart Films following Japanese snowboarder Takafumi Konishi as he talks us through what it means to him to live and snowboard out in Canada.
You may not have heard of Japanese rider Takafumi Konishi, but he straight charges. Every winter, he comes to British Columbia to ride and film, and this short edit takes us through some of his thoughts on his situation.
There are some beatiful lifestyle shots in here, as well as some huge backcountry lines, although the definite highlight for us was the switch backside 540 at the 2.33 mark. It’s a thing of beauty: slow, tweaked out perfectly and MASSIVE. If you watch this edit for one reason alone it should be for that.
From Tajima Keiji from Heart Films: “Takafumi Konishi is one of the greatest Japanese snowboarders and pushing the scene in Japan.
He is based in Nagano Japan and he comes to ride the Canadian backcountry to improve his skills and films hard every winter.
His lines and jumps are always clean and smooth.”