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Gus Engle

 

DOB:  12/09/86

Hometown:  Anchorage, AK

Resort:  Alyeska

Stance:  19.5 + +

Boards:  Artec

Bindings:  Switchback

Boots:  Xtra Tuffs Sh!%^ Kickers

Outerwear:  Holden

Goggles:  Ashbury

Sponsors:  Dave’s Killer Bread, Howl, Holden, Ashbury, The House, Laxavala, & 1817

Why do you snowboard?  Because I’m from Alaska

Snowboard Icon:  Jesse Burtner

First Trick:  Indy

Last Trick:  Indy

Gnarliest Spot:  The Gus Box

First Memory:  Being born

Last Love:  Esthera Preda

Favorite Book: Dharma Bums

Favorite Video:  The Dark Side

Favorite Website:  VGSNOW.com

Hero/Heroine:  Odysseus

Inspirations: Daniel Johnston, Jack Kerouack, Mikey Leblanc, Jesse Burtner, Shelby Menzel, & Brendon Hupp

Summer Playlist:

1. Nirvana – The Man Who Sold The World
2. The National – Humiliation
3. Radiohead – Paranoid Android
4. Magik Cloudz – Bugs don’t buzz
5. Nick Cave – Into my arms
6. Old Friend – Lonely Lovers
7. Daniel Johnston – Don’t Let The Sun Go Down On Your Grievance
8. Cass McCombs – City Of Brotherly Love
9. Tom Waits – Time
10. Vilayat Khan – Farewell Ernest