April 19th, 2013
From the Armada Art, Photo, and Video Archives. Past, Present,
NAME: Josh Absenger
D.O.B: December 27, 1986
SUMMER HOME: Bregenz, Bodensee
WINTER HOME: Schladming
SPONSORS: Armada, Absolut Park, Adidas Eyewear, Blue Tomato, Dalbello, Boot Doc
YEARS WITH ARMADA: 5
WHAT DID YOU TODAY?
I have been working as a chef in Bregenz/ Austria. And I had a super fun SUP session on the lake and did a bike ride today.
WHERE ARE YOU RIGHT NOW?
In the western part of Austria, the city is called Bregenz.
WHAT’S THE LAST MOVIE YOU WATCHED?
WHAT’S THE MOST PLAYED SONG ON YOUR ITUNES LIST?
From Pet Shop Boys “Flameboyant” and Vive la Fete “Noir desir”
HOW MANY CELL PHONES HAVE YOU BROKEN OR LOST IN YOUR LIFETIME?
Actually too much. The worst story happened in Spain last winter. Lost or stolen cell phone and a bill of 500 Euros.
WHAT WAS YOUR FAVORITE SHOW AS A KID?
Knight Rider, MacGyver
HAVE YOU EVER USED AN IPAD?
IF YOU WERE ON AN AIRPLANE AND SOMEONE ASKED TO TRADE SEATS, WOULD YOU?
Yes of course.
IF THERE ARE 9.885 PARTICIPANTS IN A TOURNAMENT, HOW MANY GAMES WOULD NEED TO BE PLAYED IN ORDER TO DETERMINE A WINNER?
WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE EDIT OF ALL TIME?
Tanner Hall in Teddy Bear Crisis
OUT OF EVERYTHING YOU CAN DO, WHAT TRICK ARE YOU MOST PROUD OF?
Transfer Backside 270 on a double kink rail back in 2009.
WHO IS YOUR FAVORITE ARTIST?
Ferran Adrian a chef from Spain, he is cooking in the world famous “el Bulli” Restaurant in Spain, he is the godfather of molecular kitchen.
LIST YOUR FAVORITE 3 BOOK READ SINCE GRADUATING?
Into the wild from Joe Krakauer, Stieg Larsson’s Verdammnis, and from Henning Mankell Mittsommer Mord
WHO’S YOUR FAVORITE ARMADA TEAM MEMBER?
JP Auclair, a role model not just in skiing, I think with his social projects he tries to give something back to people around the world. He should earn a lot of respect.
FAVORITE CITY IN THE WORLD?
FAVORITE TRAVEL DESTINATION?
BEST PLACE TO VISIT TO DISAPPEAR AND GET AWAY FROM IT ALL?
All the places where I can be in close communion with Mother Nature! Especially mountains give you everything you need!