Finn Duffy, NZ Junior Freeride Team member and European Snowboard Overall 2017 Champion

Finn Duffy

Age: 18

Home mountain: The Remarkables

Sponsors: NZ SHRED, AJ Hackett NZ, Site Trampoline, Nitro Snowboards

Earliest ski memory: lesson on the magic carpet when I was 3

Favourite place to shred: Mt Olympus

Favourite place you skied with the NZ Junior Freeride team: Verbier 4 Vallees Switzerland

How do you train for freeriding off the snow: Keep fit in the gym or getting amongst the local tracks for runs

Do you have a pre-run ritual: Jamming good beats through the system while i'm warming up at the top before I drop

Piece of advice for up and coming juniors: Get out there as much as possible, no matter the weather, you need to be at your best in any conditions.

Who is your idol or hero: John Jackson and Nicolas Muller

Favourite food: Never doubt a pizza

Pets: Two dogs - Uma and Ruby

Favourite things to do on a down day: Chill, watch a movie or get in a pool or on a tramp


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