Full Name: Frank Simmons Wells
Date of Birth: 3/22/71
Hometown: Breckenridge, CO
Riding Since: 1991
Sponsors: Salomon, Bonfire, Oakley, Van’s, DaKine
Board/Stance Preference: Salomon 156. 26 degree front, 7 degree back
Favorite Terrain: Steep powder, perfect pipes
First Time: Snowshoe, West Virginia. It was slushy so you could throw surf sprays, after one day I was hooked.
Favorite place to ride: Alaska in March.
Is snowboarding ready for the Olympics? Yes, because if curling is in, we can be the second dumbest.
If you didn’t snowboard what would you be doing right now? Surfing and skateboarding in North Carolina.
What do you do when you’re not snowboarding? Golf, surf, skate, eat.
Who most influences your style? Terje, Todd Richards.
Who do you ride with the most? Todd Franzen, Jake Blattner, Michele Taggart. Wish I could ride more with Corey Wells and John Utz.
If you were going on a trip and could only take five things with you (other than a change of clothes and your snowboard) what would those things be? Beer, food, surfboard, fishing pole, skateboard.
Time of Day: Evening