Hannes Metzler

Who brought you into snowboarding? Have you given him any thanks for his influence?

Bruno, Alex, Sepp, Tobias, Thomas, Martin, Birgit,... THANKS


Who was your local hero?

christian rüf.


Where and when was your first snowboardpic published? What trick was it? did you land it?

I think it was in the mbm or pleasure i dont know which one was first, both was fs5s and i land it.


Where was your first video appearence with what music(local snowboardmovie...)?

5WOODS ForestCrewProduction


How did you get your first sponsor?

While shredding on the mountain.


Would you still ride as much as you can, if no one would support you (no sponsors, no filmers and photographers) ?

Thats shure.... i almost feel sometimes that i dont have enough time to go riding for myself.... i probably did more runs a year when i was a kid.


What is your favourite moment on the mountain?

There are to many moments to get a favourite.


What is the worst time during the time on the mountain?



How important is the time on the mountain for you?

Mountains are the most beautiful thing in the world, i love to be up there no matter what if there´s sunshine or a snowstorm doesn´t matter its still nice.


How important is music for you on a snowboardmovie?

The music makes the part...


Favourite videopart, ever:

Devun Walsh... in a youngbrownwalsh



My first video ever.... the tape is so fucked up


Give me your percentage of importance of the following factors to go snowboarding:

Beeing in the nature:100%
Having a good time with your friends: 100%
Doing your job: 100%


How did you get in contact with the PiRATE project?

I am in it still at beginning, i knowed flo basti gigi ludschi before from shreding in the bregenzerwald. First year I ´ve been in school and filming, the next year i finished school and full time on the project.


How important is it for you to be a part of it?

I am a pirate and this is my ship.



Mom&Dad, ForestCrew, all Pirates, all photographers who been with us,schnipfel, tino, flo, fritscchi, clemens, carlos, basti, hasi, birgit, steffi, all i fortgot...