Japanese Local Snowboarder Profile #1

Japanese Local Snowboarder Profile #1

  1. Name: Taro Yoshimura (Yoshy)
  2. Born: Okazaki-city, Aichi
  3. Live: Iwamizawa-city, Hokkaido
  4. Age: 21
  5. How long have you been snowboarding? -  5 years
  6. Home resorts: Dynaland, Niseko Village Ski Resort
  7. Favorite resort: Asahidake
  8. How do you like Asahidake? -  amazing deep powder
  9. Which resort do you want to go next? - Kitataisetsu
  10. Which resort have you been recentely? - Mount Racey - not much snow yet
  11. Which foreign resort do you want to go? - Whistler, Canada - I would like to try heli skiing!
  12. What do you do during the season off? - surfing, mountain climbing, kayakking
  13. How long have you done back country snowboarding? - 2 years
  14. Where do you recommend? - Furano-dake(Hokkaido), Tokachi-dake(Hokkaido)
  15. The most dangerous experience - When I jumped off one of the kickers in spring I landed in cow poo because of lack of snow...yuk!
  16. Favorite pro snowboarder: Antti Autti (Finland)
  17. What is snowboarding for you? - my lifetime friend

Yossy's first back country experience in Tokachidake.