Former yahoo cyclist until he lands on the Planet Snowboard mountaineering in 2013.
A violent and out of control evolution drags him to several snowboard mountaineering and freeride competitions where he shines. He surfs the most outstanding peaks of the Alps “near home” like the Coolidge -Monviso ,the West Col Aiguille Verte on the Mont Blanc and the East Face of the Matterhorn.
Vanessa De Vignani
Born to ride wild in Margno, the very heart of the mountains surrounding Lecco.
Snowboarding is her thrill,so she gets the National Instructor licence and turns her passion into life.
Her favourite still remains splitboard exploration of anything over 45% grades.
Her outstanding descents: Laurousa couloir from Coolidge, NW couloirs from Busazza Peak, couloirs Dito and Pericle in the Adamello Range,Palù Peak in the Bernina Range,Etna Volcano in Sicily.
Class1979, born by the lake, adopted by the mountains.
Grown up strong with kiteboarding in an innovative time on the Lake Como, he moves further north till he bites into the snow.
Once blended the two sports in the best Surf and Turf style, binding the tractive effort of the kite with the surf feeling of the snowboard, he devoted totally to this new and challenging experience.
Honorary Lord Mayor of Monte Spluga, he founds the snowkite school (snowkitexperience.com) to spread this cliffhanging lifestyle on the snow.
In his prize record: a second position in the World Snowkite Contest GPS (2016) and a second position in the Italian Championship Race (2017).