Who better to kick things off with than Olympic-slopestyle-gold-medalling, cat-licking and Holy-Crail grabbing rapscallion Sage Kotsenburg?

As you might have heard, we've spent the last few months tracking down the very best pros in the business and asking them for Three Ways how we - meaning any mere mortal - can get better at snowboarding.

And who better to kick things off with than Olympic-slopestyle-gold-medalling, cat-licking and Holy-Crail grabbing rapscallion Sage Kotsenburg - one of the nicest and most chilled out dudes you're ever likely to meet.

And what did snowboarding's spokesperson of 2014 have to say to you about progression? Just press play to find out.