Gavin Ehringer, Colorado Springs, CO
What do you do professionally in the snowboarding world?
Columnist, Rocky Mountain News
Started riding in what year? 1986
Where did you grow up? Seattle
Live now? Colorado
Fave places to ride? Red Mountain B.C.; Aspen Mountain, Colo.;
Whistler Mtn. B.C.; Telluride, Colo.
Do you warm up each day before you ride? Hell no!
If so, what do you do instead of warming up? Easy runs on
How keep in shape in season? Snowboarding!
How keep in shape for snowboarding out of season? Hiking, biking.
Do you ever get bummed out about your riding, and why? No.
How do you fix it? A bad day on the slopes beats a good day at work,
What safety equipt. do you wear, use for snowboarding? Helmet.
What have you
that you liked lately?
Big fan of instro surf music - The Mermen, Nebulas, Surf Coasters, The
Madeira. Also, rock bands The Pixies, Nashville Pussy, Foo Fighters, Ramones.
Where have you traveled to lately that you like? I pretty much dig
the whole B.C. scene, especially heli-boarding.
Anything that not many people know about you that you would like to
share? I am a kick-ass surf guitar player.
Encouraging words for beginners? Stay out of my way! Become
intermediates ASAP. Get a job in a ski town.
Advice you want to share? Don't be a **** - respect skiers and
snowboarders on the mountain. Ride with style. Always wear a helmet.