Wed, Dec 18 2013 11:18 am | Comments
Gigi Ruf Full Part from Absinthe Films ‘Futureproof’
One of Gigi’s classic Absinthe parts that really put him on the radar.
“Who, besides Terje, has been pushing the progression of snowboarding for as long as Gigi Rüf? Remember now, Nicolas and Travis came a couple years after Gigi was already leading the way in the Kingpin movies. Let’s just say he has been in an extremely small and elite circle of riders for the last fifteen years and shows no sign of slowing down. What is it that makes Gigi such an eye magnet when he straps in? Is it the consistently unpredictable, and never-been-done tricks on such a wide spectrum of features and terrain? Or his deluxe style, boning and holding as though he is experiencing time at a much slower rate than the rest of us? What were you doing on your snowboard in 2005? Here’s a sweet nugget: Gigi’s opening segment from Futureproof set to Nina Simone’s equally timeless Sinnerman.”