Name: Henri Laakkonen
Born: July 17th, 1992
Hometown: Kitee, Finland
Started snowboarding: 2001
Home away from home: Ruka
Greatest career achievement so far: Won the East Rookie Fest in Spindleruv Mlyn
First trick you were really proud of: Bs rodeo 7
What are you known for: I smile a lot, I’ve heard.
Your favorite web sites: vimeo.com
Your idols: Janne Lipsanen
Best advice you ever got: Always enjoy what you’re doing.
Favorite music: Social Distortion, Relentless, Graveyard
The most beautiful thing in the world: Mountains covered in fresh powder.
Ideal snowboarding destination: Snow Park NZ
Sweet or sour: Sweet
Your biggest treasure: Must be something my mom gave me.
How much Battery Energy Drink do you consume during a season: So much that I’m shaking.
How much do you travel: As much as I can, this year more than ever.
Your dream travel destination: It would be nice to visit New Zealand again.
What do you do when you are not snowboarding: I play the guitar.