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Bjorn Leines



  • Name: Bjorn Leines
  • Height: 5'10”
  • Kit: Mod 156, Targa, Guide
  • Stance: Regular
  • Home Mountain: Snowbird, Brighton, Utah
  • Current Mountain: Snowbird, Brighton, Utah
  • Snowboarding is:
    1. Freedom
    2. Passion
    3. Expression



Q & A

How did last season go, any highlights or low points?

Last season was super fun! I had to deal with a tough crash on New Year’s Eve... Broke my arm and both my wrists badly... 2 surgeries later I was better and salvaged the year with some sweet pow days and filming.

Favorite or most memorable trip you have ever been on?

I took a trip to New Zealand with Terje and Jaime Lynn to film for Escramble.

What’s your version of living the dream?

Being able to shred as a job!

Worst bet you’ve ever lost?

I had to drink a glass of Tabasco sauce...

What snowboarder have you always idolized?

Craig Kelly had a big impact on me when I was younger and Terje Haakonsen too.

What do you think your spirit animal is?

The Bear.

Snowboarding achievement you are most proud of?

Transworld Snowboarding Video Part of the Year and Best Overall Rider of the Year.

Would you rather?

Front board a double kink, backflip a road gap or hike for early season lines?

Hike for those lines!

Film a video part, compete in the contest circuit or free ride resorts all season?

Tough one… Free-riding all season at resorts sounds amazing but I think I would chose to film a part because you explore so many backcountry zones.

Get a sketchy leg tat, get your hair cut into a mullet or shave a moustache?

All of these don’t sound too bad. Maybe go with the mustache.

Go cliff jumping, fishing or skateboarding?

Skateboarding first and fishing after.

Shot-gun a beer, rip a shot of whiskey or sip champagne?

Whiskey. Wyoming Whiskey...

Throw a nasty euro carve on fresh corduroy, unleash a “Perfect” method anytime or drop an untouched pillow line?

Super tough call on the method, but pillow lines are one of a kind... Pillow line!

Start your own brand, work in the industry or retire to a cabin in the backcountry?

Check off the first two... Retire to a cabin in the backcountry is the final step!