Alpina’s Younger Weapons
So how’d you guys really feel about your run as we speak?
Max Palm: I used to be fairly dissatisfied. I didn’t actually perceive the data that there had been an avalanche in my run. So I got here to the underside a part of my run the place I had my huge motion, and it didn’t work out. I used to be fairly bummed. However it’s what it’s.
Simon Perraudin: Fairly dangerous, I crashed. I attempted to do a 360 a bit down, hit a few sharks, and crashed.
Loopy stuff. Are your runs pre-planned in your head? Are you winging it happening the mountain? Or is it a little bit of each?
Max Palm: Nicely you’ve gotten a plan. This was my first time using Ozone. I’ve by no means ridden it earlier than. We had two days of face test and with that, you get your line and work out your Plan A and Plan B, which I didn’t have as we speak. So that you observe your line and alter up your run based mostly snow circumstances and the way they evolve.
You guys have been snowboarding your complete life … and also you guys are nonetheless younger … properly you look younger
Max Palm: Fairly younger
Is all of this nonetheless enjoyable for you guys?
Simon Perraudin: I really feel prefer it’s at all times good enjoyable. I don’t know the right way to let you know however, once I ski, I’m in my protected place. While you ski, you exit with your mates and have a lot enjoyable. It by no means will get gold. It at all times will get higher for me.
Max Palm: I’ve the identical feeling. I injured myself earlier than the season began final yr and I needed to get by way of the entire season with accidents. I skied with ache throughout comps and I by no means received the prospect to ski with my pals. This yr I made it a purpose to get again that child feeling and to ski with my pals, and I really feel like I’ve gotten that enjoyable feeling again.
How did you get linked with Alpina and what do you respect in regards to the model?
Max Palm: My supervisor has a variety of athletes in Alpina and so they informed me that they had been and I used to be tremendous stoked. Alpina has actually taken us in like household in order that’s tremendous sick. I actually really feel like they don’t put any strain on us. They allow us to have our fashion and so they respect who we’re.
Are you guys “watch guys”?
Max Palm: I believe watches are actually cool, however typically tremendous costly. So to have a sponsor like Alpina that makes very nice watches and permits me to put on them, is admittedly actually cool. Normally, I’m into style and all that stuff, so I undoubtedly take into consideration what watch I’m going to put on.
Simon Perraudin: Yeah the identical. I believe they give the impression of being cool. I’m Swiss, and Alpina is a Swiss model. And plus watches are actually huge in Switzerland.
Gear typically intersects our reader’s enthusiasm for watches. Do you guys have every other pursuits in gear or something of that nature?
Max Palm: I’ve began to take an curiosity in analog pictures. The film we’re at the moment taking pictures is being filmed on tremendous sixteen. It provides such an enormous vibe that you simply received’t get a from a standard digital camera. You’ll be able to movie something and it’s going to look cool.