Ethan Morgan has submerged himself in the lifestyle of snowboarding. Constantly killing the European contest scene in his Switchback Binding Pro Colorway, Ethan makes snowboarding look easy. His customizable colorway is great, but it’s surprising he didn’t select Germany’s colors!
One of the first things you’ll notice about Garrett Mckenzie is that he doesn’t care what you think. He’s never bogged down with peer pressure and what everyone thinks is cool; that’s why he rides and lives like he does. Garrett can look at a park and create a line that would make Picasso blush. Growing up and spending most of his days riding Wild Mountain with Benny Milam, Garrett took his skateboarding style and started applying it to snow. Garrett has caught the attention of some of the biggest companies in snowboarding, and he’s already started the march towards world domination. There isn’t very many youth snowboarders that do what he does, nor will there ever be.
Youth Snowboarding – Garrett McKenzie
Eventually you’ll have to get up to get down, and if you want to do it like Garrett check out his gear.
Benny Milam will be the next kid blowing out of the Midwest leaving the rest of his peers in his wake. Benny and a close friend Garrett McKenzie have been thrashing the Midwest snowboard and skate scene and their destruction rampage is far from over. The ability level of youth snowboarding has grown faster than ever before and at this rate Benny may be, one day, one of the best riders on the planet.
Youth Snowboarding – Benny Milam
In order to rip like Benny you better have the right kit to get the job done. If you like hard street riding, huge jumps, and Evil Knievel speed check what Benny rides.
Joining the list of top-notch Minnesota boarders including the Leines Brothers, Chad Otterstrom and Joe Sexton, Zac is a bona fide rail slayer who happens to have one of the better methods seen on-hill today. A guy who gets enough amplitude in the pipe to take a medal, Marben instead focuses on taming metal when he’s not jamming gypsy songs or riding pow.
Johnny Lazzareschi- Born in North Lake Tahoe, Johnny Lazz has transcended from mini-shred to local hero in under a decade. Part of the young crew pushing the rail riding revolution years ago, Johnny has recently moved up to the big leagues, going pro for Rome and moving his technical trickery to natural terrain.
One of 7 children, Scott’s compulsive need to progress may stem from wanting to be the star of the siblings, however, we’re sure if Scott has this much talent on hill, his family has tricks we don’t even know about. A standout performer at Southern California resorts, Scott has been making big moves out of the park and can be seen taking on new terrain in “This Video Sucks.”
The elder brother of child phenom Luke, the bigger Mitrani has made a name for himself by blasting into the stratosphere with massive pipe hits and impressive competitive results. Aside from taking names in the pipe, Jack enjoys sunny afternoons lapping the mammoth park with all of his Frends.
Amongst the riders who skipped the pond in search of better hills, Backstrom developed his smooth style on rails in his homeland of Finland before blowing up backcountry jumps world-wide. A jump and jib master with more energy than anyone you’ve ever meet, Iikka continues to impress through his video parts and countless magazine spreads.
Proving that Crowley Lake is full of hypertoxic chemicals that accentuate on-hill abilities, both Eric and brother John reign supreme on terrain of all types. A junior half-pipe champ turned out of bounds butcher, E Jack slaughters anything in front of him from massive kickers to powdery pillow lines.