Robin Van Gyn

Nickname: Robahawk

Hometown: Victoria, BC

Current location(s): Glacier WA, Ucluelet, BC

Primary Activities: Snowboarding, Surfing, Skateboarding, hiking

Gordini athlete since: 2021

Favorite Gordini products: Challenge Mitt

What do you like most about working with Gordini?
I love that Gordini has been a staple in snow sports for so long, they have a long lasting legacy behind them showing their commitment to life in the mountains.

Other sponsors: Jones, Yeti, Sierra Nevada, Yakima, Fatso, Cambio

What are three words you use to describe yourself?Loose, fiery, committed

Career highlights:
Filming for Full Moon in 2016/17Filming with Travis Rice’s Depth Perception in 2018Filming with Teton Gravity Research “Far Out” 2019Winning the Natural Selection Tour 2021

Recognition/awards/honors:
2 x Transworld Snowboarding Women’s Video Part of the Year winner2 x Transworld Snwoboaring Women’s rider of the year nominee#2 Women’s Rider of the Year Snowboarder Magazine

Organizations/projects you’ve founded:
Founder of the Layback event

Organizations/projects you’re actively involved in:
Fabric Documentary Series

Projects you’re most excited about in the next 12 months:
Fabric Documentary series set for release January 2022

Since committing to a life on her snowboard in her late teens, Robin has spent the bulk of her career in the backcountry logging over 13 years of filming. Continuing her path to greater learning, she grows her knowledge in the mountains by training to become a guide. She and her partner Austen Sweetin, alongside their dog Stella now split their time snowboarding and surfing on her native Vancouver island and wintering in Glacier Wa.

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