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Name: Timo Aho
Home: Kirkonummi, Finland
Years riding: Nine
Home Resort: Peuramaa, Finland
Travels: U.S., Japan, and Europe
Sponsors: Elan, Rip Curl, Dragon
Dave Norhad: What is the strangest thing about traveling in the United States?
Timo Aho: Fat people and people who are fake. There are a lot of girls who have fake boobs!
Who are your snowboarding heroes?
Terje, of course. Also Jamie Lynn, Peter Line, and Jussi Oksanen.
Which are your favorite bands?
King Crimson, Pink Floyd, and Gong.
What was your worst day snowboarding?
I don’t really have bad days when I’m on the hill. Snowboarding is always fun!
What food do you like in America?
Homemade burritos or tacos.
What do you do in Finland when it’s dark all the time?
I go snowboarding under the lights. I also draw and paint a lot, or play my guitar.
What kind of car do you drive?
I don’t have a driver’s license. I haven’t had enough time or money to get one. I bought a guitar instead.
Do you have a TV in your room at home?
Yes, but no remote.
What’s your favorite TV show?
That guy, Steve, The Crocodile Hunter.
What do you think of Rollerblading?
If somebody has good days doing it, good for them!
What sport has the toughest athletes?
Motocross for sure, and also skateboarding.
If you could hang out with anyone, who would it be?
Maybe Yoda, he could teach me how to use the Force.