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T.J BRAND

大江 信行 / NOBUYUKI OHE

17歳でスノーボードに出会う。.滑走数回でnew zealandへ。そこでの出会いから、山に籠る生活を知り即渡米。(コロラド州在住)アメリカでプロライダーになる。 その間にも日本にも帰国し、ハーフパイプの大会などにも出場。同時に、雑誌、ビデオなどへの露出を始める。4年間アメリカでの活動後、帰国。 帰国後はsims japan teamとして活動。大会などを回る傍ら、海外にも精力的に出向き活動、その後nisekoに拠点を移し、再び滑走に没頭。その後国産ブランドの草分けsobut teamに合流。 さらに2002には国産サングラスブランド<redi>を立ち上げ、メーカーとしても物作りを開始。 数々の企画の中にはUG.model等数々のコラボモデルなども企画する。2007年に、ニセコの麓、倶知安町にloafloungeをオープンさせる(2013年閉店)。Sk8bowl,bar,shopを併設させた新しい発信源を作り、数々のイベント等を主宰。近年は雪板イベントの立案、天神bankedでのMC,海外ツアー企画など多方面で活躍しつつ 現在は、北の大地での生活を経て再び拠点は地元神奈川に2016シーズンからTJbrandに加入。滑走エリアは長野、群馬エリアを中心に九州から北海道、そして未開の地を求めて。滑走ライフを謳歌中。

At the age of 17, he meets snowboarding. Despite only a few rides, he went to New Zealand. From the encounter there, he learned the living life in the mountains and take action immediately to go to the United States. And then he became a professional snowboarder at USA - (When he was living in Colorado). Meanwhile, he returned to Japan and also participated in half-pipe competition etc. At the same time, he start exposing to magazines, videos etc as well. After working in the United States for 4 years, he returns to Japan. He had carrier as SIMS team then. While going round the contests, he also worked abroad actively, then moved to base in Niseko, and again immersed in riding. Then joined the Sobut team, a pioneer of Japan domestic brands. In 2002, he launched Japan made sunglasses brand called Redi, and started making things as a manufacturer as well. Among the many projects, he plans a number of collaboration models such as UG. model etc. He opened The Loaflounge in Kutchan town at the foot of Niseko in 2007 -(Closed in 2013). He created a new transmission-source with Skate bowl, bar and shop, he hosted numerous events etc. In recent years he has been active in various fields such as planning snowboard events, MC at Tenjin Banked Slalom, and overseas tour planning. After living in the northern land, the base again in the local Kanagawa and joins T.J brand from the 2016 season. He rides mainly in Nagano and Gunma areas, from Kyushu to Hokkaido, and seeking undeveloped land. He is always enjoying his riding-life.

Sponsor: T.J BRAND, H.I.D, MAKE, WILLOW, U.G, RASOX, REDI
Captured by TSUTOMU ENDO




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