At last weekend's in Zurich, Switzerland, our friends over at Washaw Productions ( had a chance to sit down with many of the competitors in between runs, catching up with friends and all in all having a great time at the first major event of the season.

The video interviews are now available both here on NS and over at They include chats with Austria's up-and-coming Martin Misof, hometown favorite Nicolas Vuignier (in French), UK legend Paddy Graham, pipe slayer Xavier Bertoni (in French), Lei Wang (a snowboarder from China) Andreas Hatveit (who discusses his inury at, Colby James West (who talks about his switch to CoreUPT), NS wunderkid Gus Kenworthy, Quebec's own JF Houle & Phil Casabon (in French) and the one and only Jon Olsson. Enjoy...

Martin Misof

Nicolas Vuignier

Paddy Graham

Xavier Bertoni

Lei Wang (snowboarder from China)

Andreas Hatveit

Colby James West

 Gus Kenworthy

JF Houle & Phil Casabon

Jon Olsson