Interviews

Industry Profile: Dinosaurs Will Die Co-Owner & Pro Snowboarder Sean Genovese

Name: Sean Genovese Employer: Life Years on snow: 20+ Days on snow: 100+ Currently Riding: Dinosaurs Will Die Genovese 157 and maeT 152, Bent Metal Binders, Comune, Elm, Timebomb. Currently I am: Wondering what I should type here. Shay: How has snowboarding changed your life? Sean: I'm not sure how it's changed it, but I'm not sure how my life would be without it. Shay: How did you get your start in the i...

03 Jul 10:37 AM 3 Read More...

Industry Profile: Writer Natalie Langmann

Job Title: Writer Employer: Freelancer for Push.ca, SBC Media, Transworld, etc... Years on snow: 18 full-time winter seasons a Days on snow: Anywhere over 150 Currently Riding: Whistler/Blackcomb, Burton Feelgood (thanks to Jeff Martino), NoFish, and a Ski-Doo Rev with a Cheetah Factory Racing Rack that straps my boards to the back of my sled. Currently I am: catching up on life as I’ve been travelling around ...

28 Jun 8:35 AM 1 Read More...

Industry Profile: Niche Snowboards Creative Director Ana Van Pelt

Job Title: Creative Director Employer: Niche Snowboards Years on snow: 6.5 Days on snow: I used to count them all, but lost track after the 3rd year. Currently Riding: Niche Minx, Flux GU30's, Nitro Crown TLS boots Currently I am: wanting to be outside, but relieved I'm not being blown around by the chaos that is the wind storm outside my office. Shay: Tell us a little bit about yourself Ana: I grew up on th...

26 Jun 9:32 AM 2 Read More...

Industry Profile: Stepchild Snowboards Marketing & Design Sami Shams

Job Title: Marketing, design, development Employer: StepChild Snowboards / Boozy the clown Years on snow: 10 years or so. 2 years at Step. Days on snow: as many as I can get Currently Riding: Latchkey 48, Sleazy rider 152, union teams, 32 boots Currently I am: Enjoying a Red stripe Shay: Tell us a little bit about yourself Sami: I was born in 88 just outside London, UK. Spent most of my growing up years Lond...

21 Jun 8:54 AM 1 Read More...

Industry Profile: Sierra-at-Tahoe Communications and PR Manager Steven Hemphill

Job Title: Communication and PR Manager Employer: Sierra-at-Tahoe Resort Years on snow: 19 yrs. Days on snow: 70+ days a season. Currently Riding: Two planks Currently I am: Traveling… In Colorado for some family fun, then off to South America for a little beach time, then back home to Tahoe. [singlepic id=14191 w=400 h=533 float=] Shay: Tell us a little bit about yourself Steven: I was born and raised in C...

19 Jun 9:47 AM 3 Read More...

Industry Profile: Photographer Jordan Ingmire

Job Title: Photographer Employer: Self employed Years on snow: 15 Days on snow: I don't do drugs Currently Riding: C3 stuff Currently I am: Regrouping after a rousing game of Balderdash Shay: Tell us a little bit about yourself Jordan: I am not a fan of bills or money for that matter. I can't work for or with people i don't respect. I spend my time going from one adventure to the next. I shoot photos of snow...

14 Jun 8:43 AM 1 Read More...

Industry Profile: Pro Snowboarder Seth Hill

Job Title: Snowboarder Employer: Sims Years on snow: 22 Days on snow: this season? 120, whole life? too many to count Currently Riding: 10 Currently I am: Living my dream! Shay: Tell us a little bit about yourself Seth: Let's see, I grew up in Jacksonville OR, riding our local mountain, Mt. Ashland. It consisted of 3 chair lifts and no park till I was a freshman in high school. After high school I moved to B...

12 Jun 8:51 AM 1 Read More...

Industry Profile: Vail Communications Coordinator Sara Lococo

Job Title: Communications Coordinator, Vail Mountain Employer: Vail Resorts Years on snow: 16 Days on snow: 60 Currently Riding: 148 Smokin Vixen and 149 Never Summer Infinity Shay: Tell us a little bit about yourself Sara: Lover of snowboarding, the outdoors, live music, good friends and family, wine, and my pit bull pup, Lola. I was born and raised on the east coast in Massachusetts. Neither of my parents w...

07 Jun 9:57 AM 3 Read More...

Industry Profile: One Ball Jay Owner Matt Cummins

Job Title: Snowboarder, Designer, Business owner Employer: Oneballjay, Northwest Snowboards, Mervin Mfg Years on snow: 25 yrs Days on snow: Thousands Currently Riding: Lib Tech La Nina 156 Currently I am: Ready for summer. Surfing, Biking, and trips Shay: Tell us a little bit about yourself Matt: Hi, my name is Matt Cummins. I currently live and grew up in Gig Harbor, Washington. I am 43 years old. I started...

05 Jun 8:33 AM 4 Read More...

Coming soon: Industry Profiles 2012

Each summer the Industry Profile Interviews take over to give a glimpse into the jobs, people and experience it takes to work in the snowboard industry. Each of them have been drawn to snowboarding and hooked but found different routes to make their jobs in the snowboard industry. You'll hear from a range of people, from the legends to the up and comers. Starting in June, every Tuesday and Thursday you'll find a n...

21 May 9:08 AM 6 Read More...