Interviews

2010 Industry Profiles comes to an end!

The 2010 Industry Profiles composed of 35 individuals, from June to October every Tuesday and Thursday in an interview series that showcased various jobs within the industry. I started the Industry Profile series 3 years ago and since then countless companies, countless jobs and people from all different backgrounds have told their story in these interviews.  The snowboard industry is full of amazing people, many...

01 Oct 6:47 AM 5 Read More...

Industry Profile: Teton Gravity Research Founder Steve Jones

Job Title: Founder, Teton Gravity Research Years on snow: 35 Days on snow: 120 per year Currently Riding: Jones Snowboard Currently I am: Getting ready for TGR’s annual film tour for the 2010/2011 Winter Season Shay: Tell us a little bit about yourself Steve: I love the ocean, mountains, snowboarding, surfing, skiing, books, the Grateful Dead, Jazz, eclectic food, sleeping outside and boats [singlepic...

30 Sep 6:35 AM 3 Read More...

Industry Profile: Sandbox & Whitegold Snowboards Owner Kevin Sansalone

Job Title: ex pro snowboarder, owner of Whitegold Snowboards, Sandbox Films and Sandbox Brain Bucket Helmets. I also do some really cool consulting for Nike 6.0 in Canada. Years on snow: This will be my 24th season. Days on snow: Wow, that's a bit of math for me. Maybe average around 3000 days on hill in my lifetime. Currently Riding: Snowboards from the Whitegold collection Currently I am: In China working on th...

28 Sep 9:57 AM 2 Read More...

Industry Profile: Frequency Director of Marketing & Advertising Matt Wibby

Job Title: Director of Marketing and Advertising Employer: Frequency The Snowboarder’s Journal Years on snow: 18 Days on snow: 40-50 powder days… Currently Riding: Selection of boards from Burton, K2 and Lib Tech. Currently I am: Eating a sandwich [singlepic id=10038 w=400 h=300 float=] Shay: Tell us a little bit about yourself Matt: My name is Matt Wibby. I grew up in Bellingham, WA, splitting time b...

21 Sep 7:37 AM 4 Read More...

Industry Profile: Mountain Creek Marketing & Sales Manager Hugh Reynolds

Job Title: Marketing & Sales Manager Employer: Mountain Creek Resort, NJ Years on snow: 12 Days on snow: 100 Currently Riding: Rome Artifact 156 – Drake Czar Bindings (Old but still my favorite) – K2 Darko Boots (Best Boots Ever! Period.) Currently I am: Going crazy… want to come? No, right now we’re going full speed at getting ready for the upcoming season. We’re working on launching our new...

16 Sep 9:58 AM 2 Read More...

Industry Profile: Moverati Sales & Marketing Manager Kyle Kennedy

Job Title: Sales and Marketing Manager Employer: Moverati formerly Core Action Years on snow: 15 Days on snow: Enough and more than living in Cali! Go NW! Currently Riding: Capita Quiver Killer Currently I am: Sippin’ coffee, emailing, and living the dream. Shay: Tell us a little bit about yourself Kyle: Lucky kid from NJ that grew up surfing, skating, and biking. Moved to Pennsylvania to get a degree an...

14 Sep 9:35 AM 4 Read More...

Industry Profile: Pro Skier Dash Longe

Years on snow: 21 Currently Riding: Not at the moment Currently I am: In summer mode Shay: Tell us a little bit about yourself Dash: I am a 24 year old who loves life. I am fortunate enough to Ski for a living, so I feel as if life has been good to me and I am very lucky. I am on the road for skiing quite a bit as is, but I tend to be traveling a lot either way. I find myself enjoying new places and seein...

09 Sep 10:13 AM 9 Read More...

Industry Profile: Rome Designer Shawn Dumont

Job Title: Designer Employer: Rome Snowboard Design Syndicate Years on snow: 18 Days on snow: not a counter but around 40 Currently Riding: Postermania 58, Libertine boots and old 390's Currently I am: a pack a day smoker [singlepic id=9962 w=494 h=419 float=] Shay: Tell us a little bit about yourself Shawn: I grew up in Wolfeboro NH on the north shore of Lake Winnipesauke. I went to college at Johnson...

07 Sep 8:32 AM 6 Read More...

Industry Profile: Pro Snowboarder Trevor Jacob

Job Title: Pro Snowboarder Years on snow: 14 Days on snow: Quite a few Currently Riding: My dirtbike in the summer. Currently I am: 17 Shay: Tell us a little bit about yourself Trevor: I like adrenalin, I like to eat a lot of food, I like to get crazy. [singlepic id=9949 w=400 h=266 float=] Shay: How has snowboarding changed your life? Trevor: I've been snowboarding my whole life haha. Shay: ...

02 Sep 10:50 AM 1 Read More...

Industry Profile: Leitner-Poma Engineering Intern Nathan Vanis

Job Title: Engineering Intern Employer: Leitner-Poma of America Years on snow: 10 Days on snow: It’s been increasing each season, but about 30 Currently Riding: This summer it’s been my Yeti 575, but for snow season 09-10 Never Summer Evo R, Rome 390’s Currently I am: In the process of moving and getting ready for my last year of college at the University of Nebraska - Lincoln Shay: Tell us a little bi...

31 Aug 10:25 AM 1 Read More...