Johan Olofsson's Alaska

A legend's thoughts on the Last Frontier.

Updated: June 10, 2009, 2:59 PM ET
By Nate Deschenes

Everyone has an opinion regarding this or that rider and what they have done for snowboarding, but in the curious case of Johan Olofsson you aren't allowed one. It is a brave man who would challenge the proposal that almost single handedly Johan took big mountain snowboarding to the next level. The proof is there: Look at Standard Films "TB5" through "TB10." You can't argue with facts that are so well documented. In recent years sure, Jeremy Jones has put down some committing lines and rode with ...

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