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He Came From A Land Down Under – Lifetime Achievement Award For Drew Stevenson


Last weekend many pilgrims of the snowboard industry flocked to Livigno/ Italy to see the messiah for his short come back to the scene. At the Source Industry Forum, Drew Stevenson – the godfather of Onboard, Method, TTR and all the party heads out there – received the Life Time Achievement Award for all he did for the sport that we all love so much. Many many years ago – I guess some of the TTR interns werent even born back then – Mr. Stevenson came from a land down under” to turn the European Snowboard market upside down. In 2008, he left the biz and rumors say that his time out in Hossegor inspired him write a book which then may already be doomed to become the first best seller ever written by a snowboarder – and probably the first and last book some riders may ever put onto their shelves: The sheep that learned how to snowboard – an autobiography by Drew Stevenson”. Lets hope the Costa Rican jungle inspires him as much as the beautiful European Alps have done up to now. In Mickeys Pub, after enduring trillions of power point slides with depressing facts and figures on the snowboarding market, we saw a video and photo presentation that made everybody cheer up again reminding us that money is not the only reason for all the hard work we are constantly putting into this sport: we do it because snowboarding is about friendship, fun and unforgettable powder turns. Funnily enough that the guy who made us recall these things was a modern interpretation of Jesus himself: under his long hair and beard only recognizable thanks to his