Favorite Jones Boards:
I ride the Flagship everyday. I love it because I can ride it in any terrain. For splitboarding I ride the Solution because it rides the exact same as my Flagship.
What inspires you to keep snowboarding?
Nature itself and the freedom to move and play in it is my biggest inspiration. The feeling is just so addictive. It makes me smile inside and out every time I ride.
If you only got one pow day for the entire next winter, where would you ride?
I would either choose heli supported AK lines to ride as much pow as possible or I would ride my home resort because I would know exactly where to go and what to do without wasting any precious time.
What is one lesson every beginner splitboarder should know?
Plan your trip according to the conditions and your riding and endurance level. You should know where you are going - don't just follow tracks. It's also important to get familiar with your backcountry gear by starting with an easy tour.
What is one lesson you learned in the backcountry recently?
Even if you are moving in familiar terrain and there are already tracks you still need to evaluate the terrain and conditions for yourself. Sometimes you feel too secure riding at your home resort because you've ridden these lines so many times and every time it went well. However, every season is different, and every day is different.