Absinthe Films Rider Spotlight: Gigi Rüf
Gigi Ruf, the Benjamin Button of snowboarding, forever young and excitable. It’s clear this Austrian pro snowboarder has a unique skill set as seen in his repeat Absinthe video parts. In this Absinthe Films rider profile check out Gigi’s alternative approach to every type of terrain slaying pillows, huge jumps with style and tackling creative backcountry lines only he sees. The man is tough too! Nicolas Muller shares a story about Gigi taking a slam on a jump in AK only to head right back up and stomp a front 7.
Jonathan Glass is the Online Editor at Snowboard Magazine. If he says he is going snowboarding it means he's at après, early.
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