Combining urban attacks with backcountry hammers has turned out to be a winning formula for Mark Sollors—and one that only a few riders can pull off with success.
The staunchly easygoing Canuck earned his reputation by doing just that, nabbing a Transworld “Rookie of the Year” award for his bomb drops and deep pow punts in Transworld’s 2010 video In Color. Following his professional debut with standout segments in Burton’s Standing Sideways and 13, Mark stacked a string of incidental victories along the way like the Grenade Games’ “Most Radical Dude,” and a win at the Ruckus in the Rockies. Teaming up again with Jussi and Rencz for 2013, you can see Mark’s latest sled-supported shredding in the new Burton Presents – BACKCOUNTRY (Snowboarding) video.Age: 27 Home Town: Whistler, British Columbia Home Mountain: Big White, British Columbia Stance: Regular, max'd out width, 18° front, -15° back
Whistler Deep Days Pt. 1
Snow was generally in short supply last year, except for a handful of places like Whistler. When it doesn’t stop snowing for weeks at a time, Jussi Oksanen, John Jackson, Mikkel Bang, Mikey Rencz, Mark Sollors and Jeremy Jones had to stick to the trees because the avalanche [...]