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Mimi Wiencke

Name: Madeline “Mimi” Wiencke

DOB: 3/1/1989

Hometown: White Bear Lake, MN

Resort: Steamboat

Stance: Regular

Boards: SG

Bindings: F2

Boots: UPZ

Outerwear: Burton AK Jacket and Pants

Goggles: POC

Why do you snowboard? I love it. When I’m snowboarding, I’m not thinking or worrying about anything other than how much fun I am having and how free I feel.

Snowboard Icon: Karine Ruby

Gnarliest Spot: Summers at Mt. Hood and early season at A-Basin

First Memory: Watching the 1998 Olympics at home with my dad, and knowing that’s what I wanted to do.

Last Love: Water. If I had grown up near the ocean, I probably would have been a surfer instead of a snowboarder.

Favorite Book: Way of the Peaceful Warrior by Dan Millman

Favorite Video: All.I.Can.

Favorite Website: www.mimiwiencke.com

Hero/Heroine: Apolo Ohno

Inspirations: My parents and all my family and friends that have been so supportive of my journey. They inspire me to push harder and dream bigger everyday.