“We are proud to announce that all-star Kohei Kudo, has joined The Northwave and Drake International team.
rnrnKohei, who will now be riding Drake Snowboards and Drake Bindings, accompanied by Northwave boots, joins an already impressive international line up of riders.
Growing up on Hokkaido Island (Japan), Kohei discovered his love for snowboarding at early age, while riding the amazing Japanese back country. Kohei soon started to develop a special expertise in the halfpipe and parks which resulted in him becoming one of the most all-around snowboarders in the world.rnrn
Becoming a member of Northwave and Drake international team, Kohei said: "I am very excited to join the Northwave and Drake team. Taking this new step is very new to me, but I believe that this is an exciting change --- the new environment and the new people will undeniably reveal a new kind of skill set further my goals and allow me to pursue new and creative ways to bring my style of snowboarding to the world. I am honored to join those admirable these respected brands and to be part of a great team".
rnrnIn Northwave they say: " We are honored to have Kohei join us. He is a perfect match to our team. His smooth style and creative riding will take our team to a total new level".
Follow the team on: https://www.facebook.com/NorthwaveDrake and Instagram @northwavedrakernrn
Kohei will take his place amongst the other Northwave Team riders: Antti Autti, Victor De Le Rue, Nejc Puko, Alvaro Vogel, Mercedes Nicoll, Luca Pandolfi, Niklas Askmayr, David Djité and Lukas Ellensohn.”rnrn