1. Name Макс Зипсер
    2. Date of Birth/Zodiac Sign : 31/10/1984/Scorpio
    3. Domicile Innsbruck
    4. When did you start Snowboarding? 1996
    5. Since when are you equipped by KOMPERDELL? Again since 2012 (I have already been member of the KOMPERDELL TEAM from 2005-2009).
    6. What do you connect with the brand KOMPERDELL? One of the best Austrian mountain sports companies – top protectors, light poles and attractive style.
    7. What are your favourite tricks with Snowboarding and what would you still like to carry out? Steep rocky slopes and long lines. I would very much like to fly upwards, hahaha!
    8. What ski regions/tours/places do you like most? the Alps, endless playground
    9. What were your most important achievements? numerous steep flancs in the Alps (Pallavicini Rinne, Großglockner, Jäger Couloir; Chamonix etc.) 3. FWT Verbier Extreme, 2. FWT Courmayeur; 2. FWT Fieberbrunn, 2. FWT Chamonix... 3. FWT Overall 2009; 1. Engadin snow Invitational 2008, 1.Weisser Rausch...
    10. What is most fascinating at Snowboarding? The speed and the lightness you have for gliding down steep slopes in powder, the jumping over rocks, face shoots, simply cool.
    11. What sport would you do if there was no snow? still more surfing, cycling and climbing
    12. What does your bone fracture status look like? could be better, training and good protectors help to avoid further injuries
    13. What other injuries were caused by Snowboarding? medial malleolus, wrist joint Vertebra and heel bone
    14. Did you already have an extraordinary experience with a KOMPERDELL back protector? At my crash at the FWT event in Chamonix my CROSS Protector saved me from severe injury. Two days later at the next contest I reached the second place.
    15. What are the 3 things you would take along to a lonesome island? my girl friend, surf board; my hammock
    16. What of are you afraid the most? avalanches and injuries
    17. What do you always pack into your backpack for your tours in the mountains? shovel, probe, first aid equipment, airbag and a snack
    18. Where do you see yourself in 10 years? if everything remains as it is now, it would be great
    19. Favourite film? “Time for the whiteroom”
    20. Favourite song? changes all the time
    21. Favourite meal? cheese dumpling soup
    22. What is your motto? the faster you go, the quicker you learn
    23. What targets/plans do you have for the future? Podium at a World tour, new steep lines and reach again more than 100 snow days.
    24. - Homepage check – www.maxzipser.com
    25. pictures: © zlu haller