You may well be familiar with Jake Simpson by now. The young Brit and his brother have been appearing regularly on these pages throughout the season, and not without good reason...

Unfortunately Jake's most recent mention came when he nailed himself, puncturing his sternum with his own collarbone, but here we take a look at some early season shred before that whole debacle. Early season Andorra is the place, and it's a chance to glimpse the methods, rail skills and one-footed Vitelli turns that make up the flip side to Jake's freeride focus.