In the beginning of 2002 Sven broke his ankle setting him up for 8 months of recovering, the video game Aggressive Inline was introduced. Ten skaters got a featured and Sven was one of them.
Dutch interview: Sven talking about his roll in Aggressive Inline
Sven was invited to Japan for the opening of a big skatepark. For extra promotion the organization made these poster.
One of Hollands biggest newspapers (Telegraaf) followed Sven to Barcelona. While he was competing for the European X-Games in Barcelona.
- 3rd place X-Trails Dalles, TX Park
- 1st place X-Trails Atlanta, USA Park
- 1st place European X-Gams Barcelona, Spain Park
- 1st place European Championships Rome, Italy Park
- 2nd place European Championships Rome, Italy Halfpipe