Name: Christian Nerdrum
Date of Birth: 7th of May
Discipline: I like to do it all, but mostly freestyle and waves.
Competition Results: I am a freerider of all my heart
Favourite Gear: The Ozone Instinct Sport handles it all! Amazing pop and an aerodynamic masterpiece.
Change in Life: When I was 14. A lot of things happened down there.
Who do you look up to ?
For kiting, there are many great caracters. Manu Bertin for entroducing kiting in the waves with great style.
Bertrand Fleury for mastering absolutely all styles of kiting.
Mauricio Abreu and Lou Wainman for evolving the sport to such diverities, technical difficulties and energy.
Nina Heiberg, for showing the girls that it´s possible.
Aaron Hadlow for keeping focus and continue winning the world title.
The snowkiters , Sigve Botnen. Remi Meum and Claes Lundin for pushing snowkiting into a new era the last years.
More Important than Kiting? Most important is to feel alive, and kiting helps me get that feeling, but it can be snowboarding, skiing and surfing too. Apart from that, family and girlfriend and friends.
Personality Adjectives: Restless, efficient, helpful,
Best and Worst Parts of Job : My job i the actionsport magazine Fri Flyt is very diverse. It both builds my network and knowledge. It is pretty flexible, and that is very important.
But sometimes, you have to work and that sucks.
Who are your Heros? Batman, Spiderman and Wolverine are cool. Don´t like Superman so much.
Whats on Ipod: My Ipod is 30 gigs and almost full. Right now there are a lot of playful pictures from Cape Verde on it. Sometimes it plays Mos Def, The Knife, John Legend, Big Bang, Thomas Dybdal, The Roots,
Fave Drink: Fresh orange juice.
What do you in Freetime: Skiing, surfing biking photography - Kiting…
Year Off: Not sure if that is my dream. I would get too restless. But maybe I would like to write a book one day, and then i would need a nice place to stay.
Best Move: Double s-bend or KGB. Getting very close to the frontmobe (shit… Now I´ve said it!)
Inspiration: Personal progress
Sponsors: Ozone kites; Jimmy Lewis Boards; Helly Hansen clothing and drysuits
Plans: Norway, Sweden and Denmark this spring. Sardinia in the summer.
Interesting saying: Action speaks louder than words.