Calm, quiet, and nice are all legit descriptors of Peetu Piiroinen, but get this four-time TTR titleholder and Olympic silver-winning Finn on snow (in any terrain), and a calculated slayer emerges.
Bursting into the competition limelight by tying together major podiums around the world, Peetu proved he wasn’t limited to laser-like precision in slopestyle alone, calmly taking second to Shaun White at the Vancouver Olympic Superpipe. Taking third in slopestyle at the Tignes Winter X Games and the Grand Prix qualifier in Colorado this past season, Peetu locked in yet another overall TTR title with his consistency and ability to thrown down in all venues. It’s this rare combo that we’re sure will set off Olympic fireworks this winter in Sochi. Check Peetu’s latest performance in the new Burton Presents – RESORT (Snowboarding) video.Age: 26 Home Town: Hyvinkää, Finland Home Mountain: Sveitsin Hiihtokeskus, Finland Stance: Goofy, 57cm wide, 15° front, -6° back
Spring Park Sessions Part 1
Usually spring is the time when most riders start to hang up their gear, but for riders like Mark McMorris, Mikkel Bang, Seppe Smits, Roope Tonteri, Werni Stock, Marko Grilc, and Peetu Piiroinen, it’s the time to start laying down the hammers. Those guys sure tore the [...]