Meet Austin | RIDE IN OUR BOOTS!

Meet Austin | RIDE IN OUR BOOTS!

Rhythm Hakuba’s General Manager! His Favourite part of the job is lighting that fire and stoke for the mountains in our guests & he couldn’t be more happy and proud to be part of something that he’s so passionate about!

If you’re in Hakuba, keep a look out for this legend! you’ll find him shredding the pow by day, ruching on ramen in the afternoon and at Mockingbird for a night out! #rideinourboots

Favourite ski run or resort and why?

SOOO MANY! I have favourite runs every epic day, every season! The options in the Hakuba Valley are endless you’ll have to come ride with me to find out! 

What weapon do you ride?

Faction Candide 4.0 & Prodigy 4.0 

What is your Rhythm retail or rental ‘staff pick’ this season?

The all new mountain merch range is epic and Kuma optics for price point goggles.

What is your tip to riding deep pow?

Speed is your friend and sometimes you just got to send it!

What is your best vending machine buy?

Hard to go past a Whiskey Highball!

Describe your best day in Hakuba?

Powder, onsen, ramen and beers for the win!

Tell us about your riding outerwear?

FD Wear and my Oyuki base layers keeps me on the mountain longer!

In 3 words describe what the snow is like in Hakuba?


What is the first thing you do when you arrive in Japan?


What is your fav Japanese snack food?

JFC Japanese Fried Chicken

What are you frothing on in Rhythm retail this year?

New Oyuki Hitatech base layer prints look epic!

Best coffee shop in town?

Rhythm Coffee & Beans

Where do you go on a night out?


How did you come to work at Rhythm?

Was having some beverages in Barunba in Niseko got talking to the CEO and the rest is history! 

Life Motto?

Live life like an adventure, it’s a game play it! If you obey all the rules you’ll miss all the fun and of course hesitation leads to devastation! 

What’s your favourite part of the job?

After an epic day on the mountain when the snow is epic I love coming to work and getting guests excited about how much fun they are going to have out there. When they come back and thank me for the recommendations I am stoked! 

Anything else you would like to add?

Rhythm is genuinely all about lighting that fire and stoke for the mountains in our guests! I couldn’t be more happy and proud to be part of something that’s my passion! YEWWWW! 

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