Amongst the riders who skipped the pond in search of better hills, Backstrom developed his smooth style on rails in his homeland of Finland before blowing up backcountry jumps world-wide. A jump and jib master with more energy than anyone you’ve ever meet, Iikka continues to impress through his video parts and countless magazine spreads.

Stance:  Regular

Home Mountain:  Whistler

Board: DC Backstrom

Boot: DC Rogan

Outerwear: DC

Goggle: Electric