What The Pros Are Rockin’
Name: Paavo Juhana Tikkanen
Sponsors: Endeavor, Volcom, Iris, Drop, DVS, Active Ride Shop, Neff, The Wildcats
Years snowboarding: Eight
Home: Helsinki, Finland and Vancouver, Canada
Weight: 163 lbs.
Stance: Regular, 22-inches wide, with 21 degrees on the front foot and negative-six on the back.
Forward lean: A bit.
Board: Endeavor Paavo/Sarah Carter pro model 157 ($399).
Boots: 2003 ThirtyTwo Team Twos in black, size nine ($250).
Bindings: Drake Mikey LeBlanc model ($159).
Personal settings: Nope, not really.
Tuning techniques: I take my forward lean off for jibbing.
Photo: Scott Serfas