After leaving his small Oregon hometown, Josh Dirksen headed to Bend to shred Mt. Bachelor where he washed dishes to pay for snowboarding. His passion for snowboarding has taken him from the Pacific Northwest to over thirty countries around the world. Josh has first accents captured by Kingpin Productions, RobotFood, TGR and Warren Miller. He won the Vans Triple Crown Big Air Competition in 1999 and 2000 and received a bronze medal at the 2000 X Games Big Air Competition.