TOO MANY QUESTIONS W/ DYLAN SIGGERS
It’s time for another round of “Too Many Questions,” where we’ve sent one of our athletes a list of 100+ questions and didn’t really specify which ones he or she should answer. Following Colter Hinchliffe’s Interview, we’re chatting with Dylan Siggers this time around to see what makes this Canadian tick!
Who are you? Dylan Siggers
Where are you from? Fernie, BC
How old are you? 23
What’s the first thing you did today? Cuddled with my doggy
What’s your favorite movie? T.V. show?
4. Avatar the last air bender
Favorite beverage/beer/wine/water? PBR and Hey Yalls
Favorite non-skiing activity? MTB
What did you want to do for a profession as a kid? Be a totally sik skier dood
What is your earliest memory? Probably riding my tricycle off the deck at my parents first house.
Dog or Cat? Fish? Doggy
What was the last book you read? The Swarm, haha, I think it was about nano bots taking over the world.
Did you have a crush on any of your teachers in school? Haha nope can’t say I did
Favorite subject? (Math, English, Gym etc) Math in highschool, would probably like English more now.
What was your school mascot? A falcon, I think
Were you the geek or jock? The called us “Grinners”, short for granolas haha
Quick – answer this question (convince me it’s the right answer!)
Train A, traveling 70 miles per hour (mph), leaves Westford heading toward Eastford, 260 miles away. At the same time Train B, traveling 60 mph, leaves Eastford heading toward Westford. When do the two trains meet? How far from each city do they meet?
Oh god. Like 11?
Do you believe in a higher power? Nope
If you were reincarnated, what kind of animal would you prefer to come back as? A cougar probably
When was the last time you were scared? Skiing park in whistler this summer haha
What’s on your bucket list? Play in a good band
How lucky are you and why? Insanely lucky. I have way too many awesome things in my life I shouldn’t.
Buddha and Jesus walk into a bar – who get’s thrown out first for drinking too much? Why? Uhhhhhhhh
What’s your setup? Flanel, Burrrlapz hoodie, snow pants, sunglasses, blends
Best local spot (restaurant / bar / burrito place) at your local resort? Yamagoya Sushi in town
Top influencers growing up? Who’d you look up to? I liked War a lot. That movie was rad. I always liked JP Auclair but I don’t think my skiing or filmmaking ever drew anything from his style to be honest. But Nimbus has always been a really big influence for me. Ask anyone who knows me hahah
What keeps you skiing? The chicks, mostly….naaaaah haha
Will you ever retire? I’d never quit skiing I don’t think. I assume my focus in the ski industry will change over time but I plan to stay on the path I am now, where that leaves me I’m not sure!
What’s the worst thing you’ve seen written about you on Newschoolers (or internet)? Best thing? Haha, I can’t really recall any super mean stuff. Everyone was super nice about the whole Superunknown thing though, and that was really cool.
Safety bar up or down? Depends how fast the lift is, and if my feet hurt
Would you rather try a switch dub front flip on a mono board or tele skis? We’ve talked about this, riding switch on a mono board would be impossible. Tele skis for sure
Favorite LINE ski? (can be current or from prior years) Mordecai for sure. Dat rocker profile on fleek bruh
What’s the best trick you could do when you were 12 years old? Backflip!
What’s the best day you’ve ever had on skis? There’s like five every year. This year was Christmas holidays in Fernie. There was 4 days in a row where it felt like you could just go land on your head and it’d be chill. Best week ever
How do you setup / tune your gear to your preference? Mount skis around centre (often really crooked) give them a medium detune then ski them into the ground.
You can either spend the day in a bullet-proof terrain park or warm, wet heavy pow – which do you choose? Oh god wet heavy pow, every time.
Ever had a run in with Ski Patrol? Our first lap ever in Japan we found this amazing tree triangle night skiing and it seemed like no one had skied it all week. After a few laps of being dumb Canadians, a super Japanese man in red came and freaked the hell out. Turned out it was super not open. So we told him we were guests at the Hilton and he let us go.
What is the worst trend in skiing? Comp skiing doesn’t have enough tricks and the bunch doesn’t have enough style… Wait is that right?
What is the best trend in skiing? Instagram videos
If you were only allowed to do 1 trick for the rest of your career on skis, what would it be? Shiftys
What’s surprised you the most about where skiing is today?
What’s the biggest backcountry (and/or general skiing) FAIL you’ve ever committed? The first time Brody put his skins on no one had ever told him how and he tried putting them on glue side out. They didn’t work so good after that hahah
Have you ever pooped yourself from falling while skiing? I wish
What’s the weirdest thing you’ve eaten? I’m a picky eater so nothing that wild. Probably some sushi thing
The weirdest place you’ve slept? I’ll sleep anywhere
How does the internet work? Yes
Why is a tennis ball fuzzy? For speed duh, actually though why are they?
You’re only allowed 3 ingredients, how to you make the following:
Hashbrowns Grated with salt and pepper
Kraft Dinner Sharp Cheddar
Tortilini with tomato sauce
You’re only allowed to live in one place for the rest of your life – where & why? Fernie cause it’s awesome
You can change one thing in the world – what is it & why? Make the weather like it was in the 50s #powdur
Would you rather be allergic to gluten or dairy? Dairy for sure, I love gluten
How long do you think you’d survive in the event of a zombie apocalypse? 0 days ha
Look at the objects in the room around you – if you were to be sent to a deserted island, which 3 objects would you bring? Im in a chilis so the liquor wall, the kitchen, and one of these comfy seats to sleep on
If you were cast in a movie, would you prefer to play the hero or villain? If it involved superpowers – what would they be? Hero, shoot lightning
You’re allowed to rename one person on the LINE team – who is it and what’s their new name? Dan Brown -> Dad
You’re offered $1000 to get the face of another LINE athlete tattoo’d on your ass – who is it & why? Do you turn it down? Remus the corgi, does that count? If not Will cause he’d hate it.
You’re told the finale of Game of Thrones (or any other popular show), do you spoil it via the internet or keep it to yourself? Game of what?
You’re the head of an internet startup – what’s the name of it and what’s it do/sell? My friends and I just had this conversation the other day. We’re gonna make a series of apps and make millions. So far that’s all we have but I’ll keep you in the loop.
You choose: Tiny, tiny hands or a very large nose. Hahahahahahah tiny hands maybe?
What’s the best way to travel? Driving
Your best memory from 2015/2016 season? Staying in a cool cabin close to Fernie with the homies. Got waaasted and went and ran around at midnight. The cabin got burned down by forestry arsonists a few weeks later
The best way to peel a banana? From the end
The best topping on pizza is: Cheese
The best country to visit is: Ive only been to like 5 but Japan is funny. Mexico is sick too
The best video game platform ever is & why?: (Sega Genesis, N64) N64, are you kidding me?
The best kind of dessert is? Cheesecake The Worst: Anything with fruit in it
What activity are you really bad at but still do regularly even though you’re awful at it? Skateboarding probably, but I’ve been sticking to tramp skating lately
What is the worst thing that’s ever happened to your rental car / hotel room? Showed up at an airport half an hour too late to get the rental car, then been refused at the only place to sleep at the airport for having a tattoo. Then taking a $250 cab to our hotel.
What’s the worst job you’ve ever had? Haven’t had many bad jobs but I hated dishwashing
What’s the worst haircut you’ve ever had? Last summer I got a haircut and looked exactly like my mom
Where’s the worst place you’ve ever gone? Oh man. I’m not actually sure
The worst food to eat when you’re hungover?Spicy curry? Maybe?
Are you single? Big nope on that one
How could someone get a date with you? Pay for it
What’s the best pick up line? The worst? I’ve got nothing haha
Describe your dream wedding? Drunk
Who’s your celebrity crush? Male & Female. Racheal from friends
Tell me about Prom… Lots of shotgunning
What did you do (or what have you planned for) this summer? Lots of film work, went skiing and shot an edit at momentum, MTBing, fly fishing, dog owning, working on our sick band, more film work.
If you were a DJ, what would your stage name be? Buffalo Dyl
Do you listen to music while you ski? Sometimes, mostly not
What do you listen to on the car ride to the mountain? On the lift? Classic rock, rap, country, random rock songs, blink 182
What ski film / edit / segment had the best soundtrack? After the sky falls and Sled BC
If you had the rights to any song, past or present, for your next edit/segment – what would it be? Rock and roll led Zeppelin
What song is currently stuck in your head? Say it ain’t so, Weezer
What song do you hate when it get’s stuck in your head? One dance by drake