Weight: 170 pounds
Foot size: 9.5¿10
Years riding: Twelve or so
Sponsors: Billabong, Dragon, Etnies/ThirtyTwo, Furnace, GMC, SP Bindings, ISM
Pros with funny last names usually ride pretty well, and Ami V. is no exception. When he’s not eating healthy or obsessing that his just-buzzed hair is getting too long, the Finnish man is all about tech riding with “ISM-approved” style.
Fluent in park and pipe, the guy who usually rides all day was feeling the pain of the board test: “Very tiring, but you learn what you like and what you don’t, and after so many boards, you can magically set up your stance without a tape measure.” What does Ami like? “Something between one-sixty and one-sixty-four with a good, poppy flex, deep sidecut, and mellow nose and tail kicks¿black is beautiful.”