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Interview With Current Tour Leader Marko Grilc


The first 6Star event of the season, the Billabong Air & Style in Innsbruck,turned the spotlight on Slovenian rider Marko Grilc, who has been constantly successful on the Swatch TTR Tou but never had the big breakthrough at 6Star contest. To watch him talking about his win, check out TTR’s latest video right hereIf youre from Slovenia, what are the odds that youll win the TTR 6-star Air&Style event one day? Hell, they are pretty low even if you are from one of the snowboarding strongholds like the US or Finland! We caught up with Marko Grilc, who has just been crowned the new Billabong Air&Style winner, after pulling off an amazing bag of tricks, including a switch back 10 late cork. Read on to learn the secrets of his success, how many text messages he received after his victory, and why Travis Rice is still crazy… Hey Grilo, congratulations on this great success. Tell us, at what time into the contest did you realise that you might win it? It wasnt until the last jump that I really thought about that. Before that I had too many other things in my mind. First I was just happy that I was in the starting field. When I made the top 8 I thought ‘Wow, I will get an invitation for next years event!, and even when I was in the superfinals I always focused on my next jump. So when I landed my last jump I realised ‘Cool I could win this! – and I did!To read the full interview go to