Ethan Deiss is the perfect example of how the Internet has shifted the paradigm for aspiring pro snowboarders. The guy filmed a part, put it on the web, it went viral and he got sponsored. Hungry up and comers take note: it can be as easy as that. Granted, Deiss is blessed with a disproportionate amount of snowboarding ability. But underneath that he's just another kid from the Midwest who really wanted to go pro. Here's Deiss himself to tell you about where he came from, how he made it happen and how you too can employ the powers of the Internet to pursue the pro-boarding dream.