Date of birth: January 24 1984
Sponsors: Burton snowboards, Oakley eyewear, DVS shoes, Bluebird wax.
2005: 2nd at Vans Cup Slopestyle, Northstar, CA.
|What have you been up to this summer?
I had a long winter and I decided to enjoy the summer as much as I could. I spent some time home, in Switzerland and in France with friends. As far as riding I went to Mt Hood for a week, I rode three days and decided to go on a road trip. I drove all around Oregon with a friend – it was beautiful!
I was a bit more in France and now, I’m on my way to Brazil for vacation, Chile for snowboarding and California. I’m even thinking of going to Hawai..
What have you got planned for the forthcoming season so far?
Any goals for this season or new tricks you want to stomp?
How long have you been riding? Did you ski before you got on a snowboard?
If you could take your favourite people anywhere to ride for a day, who would
Which mountain in the world do you think has the best set up?
Do you do any training/exercise off the mountain to keep in shape?
Can we see you on film in any of the forthcoming movies? What can we expect to see? When you’re working on a film, do you get much of a say in what footage and music is used?
What’s the best piece of snowboarding advice you’ve been given?
Do you ever get the fear and if you do, how do you deal with it?
What things do you make sure you have with you on your travels to make life that little bit easier?
How do you find the business side of being a pro rider? Do you have a lot of work to do off the hill dealing with sponsors, sorting travel etc?
Do you get involved in product development with your sponsors? If so what have you worked on and do they listen to what you tell them?
I also have my pro model board the GTwin 156 – it’s very exciting to work on that.
The ride, the shape, the graphics. At the end the board is exactly as I want!
What’s been the most fun contest you’ve taken part in?
Do you listen to tunes when you ride? Are there any tunes you think really
How do you think the image of women in snowboarding is changing? Do you think female riders get enough recognition?
What fashion advice would you give someone wanting to look good on the mountain this winter?
It looks like pretty much all pro riders are on myspace these days (hell
Anyone else you want to say hi to?