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Face Time: Austin Hironaka

Face Time: Austin Hironaka is big in Japan

Updated: May 2, 2012, 8:16 PM ET
By Liam Gallagher

Austin Hironaka is big in Japan. Thanks to his Japanese surname, all those Think Thank video parts and, no doubt, his ninja like ability on a snowboard, Hironaka has himself a serious fan base across the Pacific. He was out in Hakuba, Japan signing autographs, slashing slush and learning to ride a bowl last month for the inagural Holy Bowly. It was his first time on snow in almost a month.

Hiro tweaked his shoulder, or tore it actually, so he's been sidelined for a while. It drove ...

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