Posted March 5, 2013
Vans Team Rider Andreas Wiig has a new web series premiering this month from Rockstar Energy Drink called "Under the Wiig". The teaser is out now, and by the looks of it this show is gonna be sick! Big ups to Andreas and Rockstar, check out the teaser and go to Rockstar's YouTube page later this month to see the first episode.
Posted Oct. 12, 2012
Photo: Laura Austin Vans Team Rider Andreas Wiig attended the World Premiere of #Forum, the new movie from the brand that brought us groundbreaking films like “True Life” and “The Resistance.” Well, it seems #Forum has set the standard for team movies once again, as thousands of SoCal shreds turned out to witness snowboarding history. By the looks of the teaser, Andreas had his best season to date, manhandling backcountry booters like he was on a mission to reclaim his ...
Posted May 9, 2012
Rider Pat Moore and mooner Hana Beaman. Photo: Oli Gagnon Vans Team riders Hana Beaman, Andreas Wiig, Zac Marben and Darrell Mathes are all out at Snowboarder Magazine's Superpark 16 at Mt. Bachelor, Oregon this week. Check out the photos and recap with gems like this one of Hana Beaman showing off some backside. From T. Bird's recap, it sounds like everyone is throwing down on some massive hips and booters and having a blast. Read the full ...
Posted March 8, 2012
He loves A-51... but then again, who doesn't!? Check out this new video of Andreas ripping laps through Keystone Mountain's A51 terrain park. featuring music by Biomecca, you know this is from Colorado: home of the never ending dubstep groove. Go shredding and then dance your face off, why not.
Posted Feb. 29, 2012
Keystone Resort does a contest every year where you can win an all-expenses paid trip to spend a day riding with Andreas Wiig. Participants enter by writing a story or sending a video about why they deserve to win, and this year it was Hannah Bellenbaum from Mt. Hood who was the lucky one. Not only did she win a free trip to Colorado, she got kitted out with new gear from all of Andreas' sponsors! Congratulations to Hannah, and ...
Posted Jan. 23, 2012
In case you missed Andreas Wiig's part in the latest Forum movie "Vacation", here is the FULL Part for your enjoyment. Andreas came back strong last season, throwing down massive park-style tricks in the backcountry and putting any doubts to shame. While we're at it, check out this shot from the Transworld Snowboarding 2012 Photo Annual. Andreas received "Best Park Shot" with this sunset handplant in Folgafona, Norway shot by Frode Sandbech.
Posted Nov. 23, 2011
From Snowboard Magazine's 2012 Platinum Picks: For the rider that means business, still rides a camber board and whose confidence defines his snowboarding, the Andreas is the boot for you. This boot embodies the quote: “Power corrupts and absolute power corrupts absolutely.” The responsiveness of the Andreas turns your feet into a brutal dictator that wills the rest of your setup into submission through simple intimidation. With a variable flex control system that leans toward the more aggressive side ...
Posted Nov. 18, 2011
Andreas Wiig. Photos: Ian Ruhter Check out this great story from ESPN.com about photographer's Ian Ruhter's Wet Plate Project. Ian went back in time to use the original photo process to shoot action snowboarding, the first time in history that the Wet Plate technique has been used to capture moving images. Ian breaks it down and explains how it's done in Jesse Huffman's interview on espn.com.