Name:  James Simpleton


When did you start snowboarding?

When I was 7 years of age


What’s your favourite trick?



Seasons can be a crazy time. What’s the wildest thing you’ve seen or done?

You ever seen a man dump a full box of Nutrigrain into his face 12 hrs into a park build shift? It ain’t pretty


If you were snowed in for a week. What three things couldn’t you live with out?

Music, some sort of perplexing puzzle and food 


What keeps you sane in between shredding?

Surfing, skating, travelling and getting mildly lit


Favourite song to snowboard to?

In my head - QOTSA


If you were a pizza topping, what would you be and why?

Onion because I have many “layers”


If you were to take a lap with any one in the world who would it be and where?

Björn Leines - Alaska


Injuries are apart of snowboarding unfortunately, what has been your worse slam?

Super knuckled a medium sized jump, tore my acl, mcl, meniscus, cracked my tibia and crushed a bunch of cartledge


Why do you ride for Yuki?

Because of its high quality product, ethical codes, sustainability and its run by a bunch of bloody legends. 


Any Advice for up and commers getting after it?

Love what you’re doing and who you’re doing it with, the rest will fall into place (I hope).