Snowboarder Bio’s

Rider Bio: Zac Marben


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…


Rider Bio: Johnny Lazzareschi

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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. Stance: Regular…


Rider Bio: Scott Vine


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…


Rider Bio: Jack Mitrani

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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. Stance: Regular Home Mountain: Mammoth Board:…


Rider Bio: Ikka Backstrom

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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….


Rider Bio: Erik Jackson

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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. Stance: Regular Home Mountain: Mammoth Board:…


Rider Bio: Tim Humphreys

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More popular than the Jersey Shore, this Garden State native has been coming in hot for the past couple of years. Scoring himself a few top ten appearances at winter X-games by locking in technical rail tricks and throwing huge combos on the jumps, Humpy’s love for snowboarding shines through whether he’s throwing double corks…


Rider Bio: JP Walker

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There’s something to be said about a guy who films an entire part switch. Born and raised in Mormon country, J.P is one of the most influential riders regardless of what generation you come from. Killing it on screen for over a decade, J.P has accomplished more while strapped in than most people will ever…


VIDEO: Austin Smith Shred to Toe

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Ever wonder what kit Videograss destroyer Austin Smith uses to get the shot? The House has teamed up with Snowboarder Magazine to give you a first hand look at the gear that Austin Smith relies on to get him through the season.


Rider Bio: Zak Hale


One of the biggest things out of Big Bear, Zak’s super smooth style and technical expertise makes him a sizable threat in rail heavy events. Recently taking his talent out of bounds, it’s only a matter of time before Hale begins dropping hammers while dropping cliffs. Stance: Regular Home Mountain: Bear Board: Burton Love 152…