http://mpora.com/videos/AbzxnkPHh Congratulations to Special Blend‘s John Jackson for winning Rider of the Year, Jumper of the Year and Video Part of the Year from US Snowboarder Magazine. For the second time. His part in the Forum film F*ck It was top class, beating off heavy competition from Torstein Horgmo’s part in The Storming and the talented Halldor Helgason, who’s also had a brilliant year.
Dannnng, awards again? I’m a bit speechless. All I’m doing is snowboarding and now I’m getting awards and stuff? It feels crazy. I never expected to be able to make a living doing something I’ve simply been addicted to for so long. I love snowboarding and I want to thank everyone who has contributed to making it possible. Love you guys and thanks shredders! Keep up the good vibes.
Fellow team rider Jake Welch is also a big fan: “John J the giant … not only is he one of the most solid dudes I know, he is the most insane and talented snowboarder I have ever met. He works super hard and deserves everything he has got, if not more in my opinion. Bottom line: John is the man.” Nice job man, well deserved!