Interview with a legend. Nico Pillin is answering to Snowscoot Hungary.
Nico Pillin was born in 1983 in France. He is still an active rider, but already became a legend in the history of snowscoot. The list of his awards and titles is long:
Adidas Winter Slopestyle 2006: second place
Winter Fise 2011: second place
Scootercross French champion: 2013
Snowscoot Freestyle French champion: 2003, 2004
Winner of 2015 Freegun Snowscoot Tour in Scootercross
Champion of 2016 Japan Scootercross
European Champion in Snowscoot Freestyle: 2005
World Champion in Snowscoot Freestyle: 2007, 2008, 2012
Scootercross World Champion : 2014
World's biggest jump on a Snowscoot (35 m long) : unofficial record
It is a great pleasure, that he accepted our request and answered our questions:
Snowscoot Hungary (SH): How long do you ride snowscoot?
Nico: I've been riding Snowscoot for 19 years now (since 97). Pro since 2006.
SH: Do you have favourite style or terrain? (eg.: Freestyle, Freeride, Park)
Nico: My favorite riding style was freestyle and good snowparks but I love racing boardercross also.
SH: Do you do other sports?
Nico: I used to be a pro BMX rider and also ride a lot in motocross.
SH: How do you explain snowscoot for those who have never seen one?
Nico: Snowscoot is the mix of BMX and snowboard!
SH: What is your message to those, who never tried snowscoot? What is the best about snowscoot riding?
Nico: Snowscoot riding is the best way to have fun on the slopes with a handlebar. Feelings are unique.On top of that it's the easiest winter sport to learn.
Nico Pillin is sponsored by JykK. Their products can be found in our webshop as well : http://www.snowscoothungary.hu/snowscoot-ok-79/jykk-86