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 2016/17
    Filming with Travis Rice’s Depth Perception in 2018
    Filming with Teton Gravity Research “Far Out” 2019
    Winning the Natural Selection Tour 2021
  • Recognition/awards/honors:
    2 x Transworld Snowboarding Women’s Video Part of the Year winner
    2 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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