Benny Urban

Name: Benny Urban  Birthplace: Hamburg, Germany   First Mountain: Wurzeralm, Austria

Where do you live now?
Innsbruck, Austria

Whats your current Local Mountain?
The few resorts that are located around Innsbruck. But mainly Kühtai where we have the Moon Park.

What board do you ride?
T1 and Team 155

What bindings do you ride?
Team Pro

What boots do you ride?
Vans

Can you describe yourself in one sentence?
Hahah! A stubborn, grateful, open-minded visionary that needs to work on his patience

Are you on TikTok?
I just started to make a profile like a week ago

What´s your favorite trick to watch?
Switch bs 5

What´´s your favorite trick to do?
Ollie

If you could learn one trick right now what would it be?
Mc Twist the OG way

What is your favorite book?
Emotional Intelligence 2.0

What do you do when your not snowboarding?
Skate, take photos, play music and enjoy some time with my lady

Do you listen to podcasts if so what´s Favorite podcast?
"The Bunt“ a skateboarding podcast from Canada and there is one called „How I built this“ about entrepreneurs and start up companies

Best snowboarding Hack (advice) you have?
Always remember why you do it and be passionate about it!

Do you have any special advice for board set-ups?
Not really but I do like to play around with stances and high back tweaks. For example having them parallel to your heel edge is pretty nice!

What is your favorite snack to bring to the hill when snowboarding?
Fruit Bars

Where can people find out more about you or follow you?
Probably look up some Videos that I’ve been part of. Check out my Instagram b_urbs and my Blog for photography (which I need to update badly). Burbsview.tumblr

Why should people support Nitro?
Because it’s a truly honest and good company with a good spirit that makes really nice snowboard equipement.

What is your favorite thing about snowboarding?
Clearing your head and forgetting about everything else and just enjoying the motion

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