Russell Winfield On Being First Black Pro Snowboarder "I'm The Jackie Robinson of This Sh*t"

Russell Winfield On Being First Black Pro Snowboarder "I'm The Jackie Robinson of This Sh*t"

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Russell Winfield On Being First Black Pro Snowboarder "I'm The Jackie Robinson of This Sh*t"

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“I’m Russell Winfield and I’m the Jackie Robinson of this shit”

Russell Winfield sat down for an interview with Snowboarder Magazine to talk about his pioneering career as the first black pro rider.  Growing up in upstate New York, Russell honed his skills on the east coast before going pro and moving to the Rockies where he started filming with Mack Dawg Productions and Standard Films and established himself as a leader of the jib movement. To subscribe to Snowboarder Magazine GO HERE:

“Take a peek inside the making of the new issue, and the cover collaboration between the first Black pro rider, Russell Winfield, and the first Black snowboard photographer, Stan Evans. Russell and Stan offer insight on their careers and paths through snowboarding, and what this cover and issue mean to them, alongside archival footage and photos.”

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