Mark Landvik

Mark Landvik

Von: Juneau Age: 36

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Date of Birth: Earuuufff!

Place of Origin: Juneau, AK

Current Residence: Bellingham, Wa

Stance: Under me feet? 23 inch?

Favorite Volcom piece: Lava Suit, TDS Magna pant and jacket

Other Sponsors: Lib-tech, Vans, Anon, Drop

Mark Landvik grew up in Juneau, Alaska, where he was molded into the insanely powerful freerider he has become today. He made the move down to the states to make snowboard mecca, Mt Baker home. Mark has a portfolio of numerous influential video parts in feature films such as Travis Rice’s That’s it That’s All, The Art of Flight, as well as several parts in powerhouse production company Standard Films. In 2013, Lando spent his winter traveling and filming with Curtis Ciszek and Bryan Iguchi for his segment in Volcom’s, IP3, as well as Veeco Productions latest film True To This, a feature film celebrating America's first boarding company. Mark is a powder hound like none other that lives for those deep stormy Northwest days, and he's got one heck of a method too.

What was your first snowboard: Craig Kelly micro air.

What was your first snowboard movie that got you hooked: Road Kill.

Scariest moment of the season: Avalanche launched me off a 50 foot cliff on to my cheeks

Best trip: Doritoe mountain range in Alaska with Brainfarm, it was the sickest trip I’ve been on.

One item you always have in your snowboard pants: Extra Beenies.

Besides snowboarding: Having fun, woodwork, party, smoke and BBQ some meat, eat seafood, shoot a gun, just givin er!

Future plans: Build a log/timberframe home!

Currently: In Patagonia on an island 250 miles from Antarctica trying to go snowboarding in one of the harshest climates in the world needless to say its a little tough. But we are staying entertained, scuba diving and snorkeling in freezing water, golf in the back yard, kayaks, canoes, hiking, and basically enjoying one of the most remote places in the world.

Under my feet: Sweet Chilean hard wood mate!

In my ears: Brains and stuff, I think?

It's important for me to: Surround myself with family, good friends, and have riproarin time doing what ever it is that makes you happy.

On the calendar: Antarctica in Dec, Xmas in Jackson with Brainfarm, Puerto Rico for new years, Greece in Feb, Alaska when I can fit it in. We shall see how it all turns out pretty epic lineup if it can be linked together.


Volcom presents True To This: Chapter 4 "Growling on the North Shore"
Join us on the rock and melt into the purity that lurks within the insanity. Despite the cameras, crowds and calamity, the ride remains the drive as the Volcom team dives deeper into the heart of the True To This movement. Since the beginning, Volcom has always had a special appreciation for the raw power and beauty of Hawaii. In this episode we pay respect to our Hawaiian family and soak in the spirit of Aloha as we join The Growlers, Dusty Payne, Coco Ho, Rune Glifberg, Pat Moore, Gavin Beschen and many more on a quick trip to paradise in Volcom Stone's latest installment of the True To This series, "Growling on the North Shore". Watch Volcom's True To This Chapters 1, 2 & 3 below! True To This: Chapter 1 - "The Spiritual Intoxication" True To This: Chapter 2 - "The Cushiony Dimension" True To This: Chapter 3 - "The Chill Wave"
Volcom at Fun Fun Fun Fest: Day 1 Photos
Day 1 of the 2014 Fun Fun Fun Fest is in the books. See you tomorrow Austin. Alex Midler, lein to tail. Photo Arto Saari. Grant Taylor pivot on the speaker. Photo Arto Saari. Axel Cruysberghs, Noseblunt. Photo Arto Saari. Blood Brothers on the Black Stage. Photo Gary Copeland Luke McKirdy, backside ollie. Photo Arto Saari. Omar Hassan, Melon to Fakie Milton Martinez, Frontside Ollle. Photo Arto Saari. Pedro Barros, Ollie. Photo Arto Saari. Stone Balloon Flying High. Photo Arto Saari. Killer Mike of Run The Jewels. Photo Gary Copeland. El-P and Killer Mike are Run The Jewels. Photo Gary Copeland. Grant Taylor, Backside 360. Photo Arto Saari. Pedro Barros, Backside nosepick. Photo Arto Saari. Yelle lighting up the Blue Stage. Photo Gary Copeland.
Veeco: A Volcom Film Making Documentary Available Now; Streaming Free For 48-Hours
Directed by Jamie Heinrich, Veeco: A Volcom Film Making Documentary the story behind the Volcom filmmaking legacy, Veeco Productions, is streaming for free online at for the next 48-hours. Veeco… is also available today on iTunes. Veeco: A Volcom Film Making Documentary takes a journey through the Volcom film library and 21 years of living a life completely out of the ordinary. Go behind the scenes with the filmmakers and riders as they share their tales of blood, sweat and debacle in such iconic films as Alive We Ride, The Garden, Stoney Baloney, Subjekt Haakonsen, Magna Plasm, Chichagof and more. Featuring interviews with Richard Woolcott, Troy Eckert, Remy Stratton, Terje Haakonsen, Jamie Lynn, Gavin Beschen, Bryan Iguchi, Dustin Dollin, Ozzie Wright, Caswell Berry, Rune Glifberg, Ryan Thomas, Dusty Payne, Curtis Ciszek, Dylan Alito, Scott Blum, Seth Huot, Kai Garcia, Ryan Sheckler, Grant Taylor, Dan Brisse, Colin Provost and Tai Van Dyke.
The making of True To This, Episode 4: 'The Indefinite Ride'
In episode 4, 'The Indefinite Ride', Volcom dives deep into the unexplainable forces of nature which created our destiny. This journey is about the future and the spiritual connection with riding, which culminates on March 1, 2014 with the start of the global premiere tour of 'True To This'. It's a candid look at this cult following and seen through the 3rd eyes of Volcom team riders: Ryan Sheckler, Mitch Coleborn, Andrew Doheny, Grant Taylor, Colin Provost, Pat Moore and Rune Glifberg. Watch all the episodes
Rune scores the cover of Sidewalk Magazine November 13 Issue
Rune scored the front cover of Sidewalk (UK) magazine this month. This photo is from our trip out to visit him in Copenhagen last month on his home terrain. Stay tuned for more photos and footage from the mission but for now enjoy this epic and very, very gnarly Backside Smith 14ft above flat bottom and way further round the over-vert than most people would like to roll!
Volcom at the Vans Pro-Tec pool party
This years Van's Pro-Tec Pool Party lived up to it's reputation by being one of the most exciting bowl events of the year. The sessions are always intense and on edge all day. It was apparent from the start that Bucky, Pedro and Rune (each of which have won this event more than once in past years) were going to battle it out all the way through to the finals and that's exactly what happened. The results were Bucky 1st, Pedro 2nd and Rune 3rd. Big thanks from Volcom to Pedro and Rune for putting forth a truly gnarly day of battle. Being there was incredible and it's no doubt the crowds were equally impressed. The whole block was roaring. Pedro - fs air on the round Back Smith Off The Hip AlleyOop Indy Backside air on the round Pedro -fs ollie Front Smith Seatbelt 540 on the round Pedro - pedro poolside indy 5 on the square! Rune - FS Ollie over the Hip nosebone on the round backside smith off the hip frontside heel Rune and pedro Winners!