Loading the player...

The Olympic Issue with Terje Haakonsen, official video

Legendary snowboarder Terje Haakonsen, who is famously anti-Olympics, talks about the Games and the effect they have had, and continue to have, on the soul of snowboarding. A personal, provocative interview that addresses the strained relationship between riding and the Olympics, and the reasons behind Terje’s choice to boycott all Winter Olympics, despite his long-held status as one of the greatest snowboarders to ever ride.

Read the full interview, here: The Olympic Issue: Terje Haakson interview

Featuring Terje Haakonsen in a wet plate portrait on the cover, Volume 10.4, The Olympic Issue, brings you up close and personal with everything Olympics. Inside you’ll find the controversial interview with Terje himself about the effect the Olympics has on snowboarding, along with a look at how far snowboarding has come since its Olympic inception and much more.

Cinematography: Lane Power and Kyle Schwartz

Additional footage provided by Burton

Edited by Shane Dowaliby

Comments

Up Next

June 28, 2017

Nothing is safe from Stan in Last Resort, Episode 5

It's not over until Stan says it's over.
June 26, 2017

The Odd Folks present: Foreign Affair – Official trailer

The Odd Folks travel north to film their second full length film.
June 22, 2017

Austin Smith, Bryan Fox and Griffin Siebert storm the Idaho backcountry for BOOM!

Untouched pillow lines and endless powder.
June 21, 2017

Connections teaser: Snowboarding in Kyrgyzstan with Rafael Pease

There is no denying the connections and natural forces that draw us to the outdoors.
June 20, 2017

Carlos Garcia Knight’s 2016 season edit

Textbook style from Carlos Garcia Knight at Cardrona, New Zealand.