Nationality:   Red Blooded American, Austrian and Spanish Basque

Riding since:  1999

Home resort:  June, Mammoth

Best trick:  front sevens, nines, back rodeos


Favorite board:  Jib & Rail: 148-153, Kicker 153-156

Favorite trick:  switch back 5

Favorite spot:  Sonora Pass and secret Sierra nuggets (favorites are secrets sometimes)

Favorite rider:  Gigi Rüf, Travis Rice, Terje, Marc Frank, Jeremy Jones, JP Walker – I don’t know so many great qualities in so many awesome riders

The highlight of my career so far was:  Shredding up in Mt. Hood in the summer time, getting a snowmobile, lots of highlights

Which product innovation had the largest impact on our sport?  Toe cap binder technology, rocker technology, biaxial edges (not smooth eliptical edges)

If I could change one thing about snowboarding today, that would be:  Really? It’s awesome, more resorts, cheaper tickets, more snow in town, less cops, less ski patrol, snowboarding is fucking awesome

What has snowboarding taught me:  I’m still learning

What are the main goals in my snowboarding career:  Cover shot on issue of Transworld or Snowboarder, travel everywhere I can to shred, meet tons of people to shred with, a little apartment and a little nuggy wife would be sweet later though