Tweet Your Face Off With Roger Kleivdal

@RogerKleivdal just finished snowboarding in Vancouver after channeling the power of the owl. Find out more about the Olympian in our most recent #TYFO session.

Bio:
Roger Kleivdal is a 21 year old snowboarder hailing from Geilo, Norway. He has been competing in comps since he was 10 and is sponsored by K2, Dragon, and Sweet Protection. Roger just recently spent two weeks in Vancouver representing Norway in the 2010 Olympic Games. Check out his part from “They Came from…” Part 3 http://bit.ly/bOFgla
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Roger Kleivdal

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Joining us now is 2010 Olympic snowboarder @RogerKleivdal, live and in living color from his home country of Norway!

 

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Q: On a scale of 1-10, how awesome is the movie face off?

Roger Kleivdal
A: 8. Cant really remember it, but I’m sure it was great. Probably watch it again tonight

 

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Q: What was the coolest part of being an Olympian?

Roger Kleivdal
A: Just being there was kind of sick. But i’m gonna have to say the free mcdonalds food, & that Arnold schwarzenegger came by

 

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Q: What is the greatest Norwegian food that will sound like gibberish to Americans?

Roger Kleivdal
A: “Raspeballer”. I dont even know what it is. But its really good. You should come to Norway just for that.

 

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Q from @Ridertech, @Bojo20 & @awogoes: Where in the world are your favorite places to ride?

Roger Kleivdal
A: Breckenridge in winter and Mammoth in spring. They both have a really good park, and a great town to hang out.

 

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Q from @patty_ann: What is your favorite place to eat while in the states?

Roger Kleivdal
A: I dont know. Its this sushi place in Sandy in Salt Lake that i loved. Cant really remember the name thou.

 

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Q from @K2snowboarding: Do girls like you more now that you are an Olympian?

Roger Kleivdal
A: Haha… Oooh yeah, the girls back home are going crazy.

 

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Q from @thedewtour: Have you set any goals for next season yet?

Roger Kleivdal
A: Do all of the Dew Tours:) & a few other comps in europe and US. And we have this 2year film project, its gonna be awesome

 

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Q from @skyhawks88: Who was your idol b4 snowboarding and who is it now?

Roger Kleivdal
A: Alan Shearer, a soccer player for Newcastle back in the day. Now its probably Sidney Crosby. So into Hockey after Olympics

 

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@RogerKleivdal: Ouch. Thanks for the reminder of that painful hockey defeat. We won’t hold it against ya though!

 

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Q from @seantedore: What is your favorite board by @K2snowboarding and why? Thoughts on the whole rocker movement?

Roger Kleivdal
A: My favorite board is Slayblade. Its the best board ever. great for both pipe & park, and the rocker makes it easy to ride

 

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@RogerKleivdal re: USA hockey defeat – RT: Haha. Sorry about that. But still, it was a great match.

 

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Q from @ariellerosie: Whats your power animal?

Roger Kleivdal
A: Power animal. Its gonna have to be a Owl. Love those things. They look kind of funny thou.

 

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@RogerKleivdal @ariellerosie I think the ultimate power animal has to be Vancouver’s giant inflatable beaver: http://bit.ly/aIDbqC

 

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Q from @K2snowboarding: what’s your favorite shot from your ideo part this year? http://bit.ly/cnu0HX

Roger Kleivdal
A: My favorite shot is the fs 3 in Trysil. Great day, and so fun trick. Probably did a 100 of them that day.

 

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Q from @degbert: What is the worst injury you’ve suffered snowboarding?

Roger Kleivdal
A: I’ve been lucky. Not to many serious injuries. But i broke both of my ankles in Trysil a couple years ago. Was out awhile

 

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That’s all the time for today’s #TYFO. Thanks to @RogerKleivdal for joining us & to @K2snowboarding for hooking up the prizing!

 

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Also thanks to everyone who sent in questions for Roger this morning. I’ll announce the winners of the @K2snowboarding hoodie this afternoon

 

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@mjseaman is the winner of the @K2snowboarding hoodie. Today’s process was unscientific but completely random. Video to come soon hopefully!

 

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The very random process I used to select today’s winner… http://twitvid.com/917D8

 

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