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Name: Jon Callahan
Date of birth: 9/13/81
Started riding in what year? 1994
Sponsor/s? Rossignol, Demon, Eyesor apparel
What snowboard related business activites are you involved in?
Besides being an independent contractor in snowboarding, I am a part of
Eyesor apparel and LifestyleBoardShop.com.
Where did you grow up? Nutley NJ
Live now? Jersey for the summer/Mammoth for the winter
Fave places to ride? Mammoth, Mountain Creek, and anywhere with
Do you warm up each day before you ride? Definitely
If so, what do you do to warm up? Stretching all the vital body
How keep in shape in season? Stretching is key. Also watching what
I eat, as I put it in my mouth.
How keep in shape for snowboarding out of season? Skateboarding,
Surfing, Mountain biking, Soccer, and anything else outdoors that gets me
moving. I do workouts but nothing on a routine schedule. I just keep
active all the time.
Fave riding buddies? My friends Bob, Pat, my girlfriend Amanda,
Nacho, Corey, Steve, and Laura.
Who do you admire in snowboarding or
outside and why?
Definitely, Todd Richards, Peter Line, Kevin Jones, and Dave Downing.
They really shaped snowboarding into what it is today.
Do you ever get bummed out about your riding, and why? Definitely.
Especially when you come close to landing a new trick or wanting to learn
How do you fix it? Try, try again
What safety equipt. do you wear, use for snowboarding? Crash pads
and I wear a helmet on icy days or in competitions
When did you decide to İŻgo proİ and what happened to get you there?
Iım Pro? SWEET!!!! I just keep pushing myself and try to accomplish my
own personal goals.
What have you read, listened to seen that you liked lately? That Audi is releasing the RS4 to the States. Hopefully it comes in an
Where have you traveled to lately that you like? Encinitas, CA
Any secret vices? Candy
Anything that not many people know about you that you would like to
share? Oh, I can tell you I am a very hyper person, so hide your
Encouraging words for beginners? Have fun and donıt get bummed if
you donıt learn something right away. Everyone learns at their own pace.
Advice you want to
share? Ride for yourself and have fun doing it.