Marko – Snus Squad Member

“You only live once? Wrong, you only die once. Live every day to the fullest”

Name: Marko Lulic
Age: 30
Nationality: Croatian

Hobbies: Playing bass guitar and manufacturing beard products – Beard oils and beard combs (only quality products for fellow bearded guys – mahogany or nothing!). Rainy and cold days are the best days to take out my bass guitar and play some bluesy or country tunes, while during sunny times I gladly replace my playing with woodworking and dusty room to create beard oils and various one of a kind, unique and personalized mahogany beard combs for fellow bearded villains of the world!

Favorite Snus: Offroad Coffee Vanilla, no dilemma here! Can you imagine a better way to start your every day, than with a hot cup of black coffee and coffee-vanilla flavored snus? It’s the best of two worlds combined, an unbeatable combo for everyday waking up!

My first snus experience: Several years ago I was attending a metal show downtown, and that nights guest band was a band from Sweden. Swedish band playing metal – you can’t go wrong with that, so after a great show onstage, I met the guys and we started talking. One thing caught my eye, every now and then; the drummer was shoving a weird pack under his lip and going “Mmmmmm… Now, where were we?” “What’s that dude?”, I asked. The dude explained, and since I was already smoking for 13-14 years, it instantly seemed as a great way to either reduce smoking, or stop smoking. “Can I try that?” I asked, and I think I didn’t even get the chance to finish the sentence, he already opened up his pack, and served it. The smell of eucalyptus was overwhelming, portions were neatly stored in a circular formation, it was beautiful just to stare at it. I took one, and boy was I in a weird time lapse of 20 minutes… Burning sensation was both pleasant and repulsive, the smell and aroma of eucalyptus was something I never experienced nor ever imagined I would experience when it comes to tobacco products; it was definitely love at first taste! That same night I found out a disastrous thing – snus is only obtainable in Sweden… “Yeah, well you can look it up online, I think some websites might even ship to Croatia.” – That was enough. I googled “buy snus online”, first webpage that popped up was Northerner. The variety of available products made me feel like a little kid in a chocolate factory. But, does Northerner ship to Croatia? It does? A-WE-SO-ME! I filled up my shopping cart, paid everything, and a week later, my first order of snus arrived. That was the beginning of a long lasting snus relationship, which will last for a long, long, looooong time! Long story short, I stopped smoking after 14 years, thanks to one band from Sweden, whose drummer had snus. Thank you Sweden, thank you snus!

Favorite life hack: Removing large quantities of meat from the fridge by simply grilling it and eating it afterwards. Works every time!

A quote that sums up my view on life: YOLO – You only live once? Wrong, you only die once. Live every day to the fullest!

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Robin – Snus Squad Member

“I am the master of my faith, I am the captain of my soul”

Name: Robin
Age: 26
Nationality: Swedish
 
Hobbies:
I am a huge wrestling fan, been following it sense forever. Spends a big part of my spare time on reading and watching it.
Series – wow. I could talk for hours about all the series I’m watching.
Well, I’m not just a wrestling and series guy. I rollerblade also, at least when the streets are cleaned from gravel.
 
Favorite Snus:
Grov Portion – my absolute favourite snus. Soggy, long lasting and rich in flavour. It’s pure perfection.
General Portion Extra Strong – Just as the name says – it is strong. Smells wonderful, and has a quick nicotine kick. Perfect snus for a long car ride.
Kronan Portion – One of the cheaper snus you can buy. But don’t be fooled by the price – it has a high standard, and is really tasteful. Is not as long lasting as a Grov or General, but you can easily have it in for and our, and you can still feel the dark tobacco flavour run.
 
My first snus experience: 
My first experience with snus, was when I stole some from my brothers can. I remember that I loved the smell of it, and I had grown up with it. I often say that some snus smells like your childhood.
Anyhow. My brother had a can of General Lös at the time – not really the idealistic beginner snus. Cause, with no experience other than the smell of it, I had absolutely no idea how to bake a snus. So, I took some, and put it under the lip. It trashed in my mouth, and damn, it was snus all over the place. Not really a great first experience.
But…
I decided that I would try a Portion instead. Grov Portion – and I feel in love right away.
 
Favourite life hack:
Baby wet wipes. It is seriously the one thing that can clean everything. It the MacGyver of cleansing agents.
 
A quote that sums up my view on life: 
I am the master of my faith, I am the captain of my soul.
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Yasir – Snus Squad Member

“The world is changed by your example, not by your opinion”

Name: Yasir
Age: 26
Nationality: Swedish/Pakistani

Hobbies: Travelling and becoming more and more cultivated, Barbering, boxing and recently I have found a sort of enjoyment in coffee brewing.

My first snus experience: When I was at a young age I tried snus for the first time. I received a snus portion from a friend of mine, the feeling I had is inexplainable but I was hooked from the first time. The first brand I ever tried was Göteborgs Rapé. Since then I have tried all kinds of sorts of snus, I have even created my own snus.

Favorite Life Hack: Take a sip of coffee before adding sugar, you won’t need as much sugar for it to taste as sweet afterwards.

A quote that sums up my view on life: The world is changed by your example, not by your opinion.

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Marek – Snus Squad Member

“Live like there’s no tomorrow, love and dip”

Name: Marek Hlaváč
Age: 18

Nationality: Czech

Hobbies: Football, traveling, hanging out with friends, watching Netflix and playing video games

Favorite Snus: Siberia Red white dry

My first snus experience: when I was sixteen and ever since then I know how awesome it is. I just love that buzz. I used to smoke but I’m only dipping nowadays.

Favorite life hack: Being nice to people, it pays back.

A quote that sums up my view on life: Live like there’s no tomorrow, love and dip.
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Sara – Snus Squad Member

“Don’t always trust your gut feeling”

Name: Sara Szajewska
Age: 30
Nationality: Swedish/Croatian/Polish

Hobbies: Webdesign, games, movies, tv-series, zumba

Favorite Snus: Rapé XR

My first snus experience: In college (gymnasiet), one of my class mates used snus and I tried my
first pouch. I instantly liked it and remember snusing in the bathroom of my family home so my
parents wouldn’t notice.

Favorite life hack: Keep your headphones on even if you’re not listening to music to keep people
from talking to you in public.

A quote that sums up my view on life: Don’t always trust your gut feeling.

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Pavel – Snus Squad Member

“If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door”

Name: Pavel Bartoš
Age: 18

Nationality: Czech

Hobbies: I enjoy living an active lifestyle. I have been playing floorball since I was 8 years old and lately went for football as well. In the little spare time left I like to read fantasy or play videogames.

Favorite Snus: I once asked my friend if he knows something stronger than Oden’s Cold Dry. He recommended me Siberia White Dry and it was a love on a first dip.

My first snus experience: My first snus was when I was 16. My friend gave me Thunder Ultra Strong and I remember successfully keeping it in my mouth for 5 minutes before I gave up.

Favorite life hack: Putting an alarm clock to 2 am so I could wake up only for the feeling of sleeping for another 5 hours.

A quote that sums up my view on life:  “If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.”
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Frank – Snus Squad Member

“You’re not escaping death, so enjoy life’s pleasures now”

Name: Frank D
Age: 44
Nationality: American

Hobbies: Between working overnights and domestic duties, my hobbies are sleeping and snus. I admit my guilty pleasure is watching wrestling and being a Twitter geek!

Favorite snus: All time is Thunder Ultra Frosted White. I’m a deep end of the pool kinda guy.

My first snus experience: Seeking out General snus locally and racing to the store for Nordic Mint.

Favorite life hack: Offhand, I don’t use many, but keeping snus in the car all winter saves on fridge space and increases discretion!

A quote that sums up my view on life: Stop worrying about what will kill you. You’re not escaping death, so enjoy life’s pleasures now.

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Meet Matt

“Never let your worries ever get in your way, Just think about drinking beer on a Sunday”

Name: Matthew Martin
Age: 24
Nationality: Half Swedish Half American
Hobbies: Snowboarding – more specifically I love to snowboard in the streets and the snow park as I love the adrenaline rush that you get from doing so, but this has lead to some pretty serious injuries in the past.
Favorite Snus: General Mackmyra – the combination of an extraordinary snus and an exceptional whisky blended together results in a truly beautiful and unique snus, there is no other like it.
My first snus experience: My first snus experience was when I was 16 years old and one of my friends got some from his older brother which he gave to us after hockey one day. it was a Skruf snus but I can’t remember which one I just remember loving it straight away, and then I would always say yes when I had the chance to get more.
Favorite life hack: To rapidly cool your beer, put it in a bucket with water ice and salt and it will be chilled nicely in no time.
Quote to some up my view on life: Never let your worries ever get in your way, Just think about drinking beer on a Sunday.
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