Icelandic snowboarding champion snowboards around frozen waterfalls

Snowboarding in front of Iceland's most powerful waterfall, Dettifoss.

Snowboarding in front of Iceland's most powerful waterfall, Dettifoss. Still / Ísland-Born

Icelandic snowboarding champion Eiríkur Helgason, known as Eiki, has created a new project called Ísland-Born, which includes a short documentary, a magazine, a video and a website, island-born.com.

In the film you can see the farm on which he grew up as well as unusual snowboarding destinations by the waterfalls Aldeyjarfoss, Dynjandi and Dettifoss, frozen by the winter temperatures. "That's gained a lot of notice," he explains. "It's not an ideal location for snowboarding, it's really humid and the cameras get coated with ice, and so do my clothes and the snowboard. But it was worth it for the footage and I don't think anyone has done that before. "

You can also follow Eiki's adventures on Instagram @eiki.helgason

Eiki at Aldeyjarfoss waterfall.

Eiki at Aldeyjarfoss waterfall. Still/ Ísland-Born

Farming life portrayed in the documentary.

Farming life portrayed in the documentary. Still / Ísland-Born

Eiki manages to snowboard down the steps of Akureyri church ...

Eiki manages to snowboard down the steps of Akureyri church in North Iceland. Still / Ísland-Born

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