Zenja Potapov

Name: Evgeni Potapov AKA Zenja Potapov AKA SNAPPYBOARDER   Birthplace: Russia, Monchegorsk  First Mountain: Narvikfjellet, Norway (Narvik)

Where do you live now?

Levi, (Sirkka) Finaland

Whats your current Local Mountain?

Levi Ski Resort

What board do you ride?

Nitro Optisym, Team

What bindings do you ride?

Team, Zero

What boots do you ride?

Vans Boots

Can you describe yourself in one sentence?

A living specie who is trying to make sense of life that has been given to him

Are you on TikTok?


What´s your favorite trick to watch?

Any trick! Depends on how its done.

What´s your favorite trick to do?

Basic trick

If you could learn one trick right now what would it be?

A trick that hasn't been discovered yet

What is your favorite book?

The Alchemist with Paulo Coelho

What do you do when you’re not snowboarding?

Depends on the mood and the period of time.

Sometimes trying to enjoy simple life that makes me disconnect and recover from snowboarding. And other times i like to take it very seriously in terms of exercise, creativity and mental preparation.

Do you listen to podcasts if so what´s Favorite podcast?

Very little, but sometimes like to check Joe Rogan. Especially Joe and Duncan Trussel, Very funny and deep conversations.

Best snowboarding Hack (advice) you have?

Collect seeds for your own garden. (Learn from everything and everyone while following your heart).

Do you have any special advice for board set-ups?

I would say medium flex board, bindings and boots will give you more freedom to move which makes you more playful.

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

Fruits ( apple, Banana and oranges)

Where can people find out more about you or follow you?

Instagram mostly: SNAPPYBOARDER

Why should people support Nitro?

People should definitely support Nitro if they feel deeply connected to the message Nitro is trying to give out there.

What is your favorite thing about snowboarding?

I think snowboarding on a deeper level brings you closer to understanding of yourself and your boundaries. So the favorite thing would be the opportunity to grow more as a human being.

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