Snowboard / Andreas Wiig
- Nickname: Mandreas
- Sport: Snowboarding
- City/State you reside in: Oslo, Norway
- Birthday: 3/5
- Age when first started snowboarding: 11
- Favorite place to snowboard: Whistler, BC
- Sponsors: Rockstar, Vans, Electric, Pro-Tec
- Inspiration: Kelly Slater
- What's on your iPod playlist? Turbonegro, The Black Keys, AC/DC, Justice, Royksopp
- When I'm not snowboarding I like to: Surf, mountain bike, barbecue
- Something that most people don't know about you: That I got 6th place in the Norwegian Championships of Barbecuing haha
- How did you start snowboarding? I tried snowboarding for the first time when I was 8 years old. It was during a vacation to a Norwegian glacier where there was a summer ski resort. A friend of my parents let me try his snowboard and I loved it. It took three years before I got my own snowboard and then I got completely hooked!
- Career Honors, Awards, and Highlights: X-games Gold, Slopestyle 2007 X-games Gold, Big Air 2007 X-games Gold Slopestyle 2008 X-games Silver, Slopestyle 2006 X-games Bronze, Slopestyle 2004 Nominated for Best Male Action Sports Athlete at the 2007 ESPY awards Jumper of the Year 2006, Snowboarder Magazine Transworld Snow Exposure Meter winner in 2007 and 2008 Videoparts: 2012: #Forum 2011: Vacation, Forum 2010: Forum F' It, Forum 2009: Black Winter, Standard Films 2008: Double Decade, MackDawg 2007: Picture This, MackDawg 2006: Follow me around, MackDawg 2005: Derelictica, Defective Films 2004: Promo Copy, Defective films 2003: Videogangs, Forum 2002: Pulse, MackDawg 2001: Stand and Deliver, MackDawg
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