Name: Natasza Zurek
Age: I don’t want to be asked that question anymore.
Sponsors: Burton, Nikita, Anon, Whistler/Blackcomb
Years snowboarding: Thirteen
Roots: Zakopane, Poland
Home: Vancouver, B.C.
Weight: 125 lbs.
Stance: Goofy, 22 inches wide, with 21 degrees on the front foot and negative-eighteen on the back.
Forward lean: None, because I want to ride with a relaxed stance.
Board: I ride the Burton GTwin 150 ($470). I like its flex, and the fact that it’s non-directional.
Boots: Burton Sapphire in white, size seven ($220).
Bindings: Burton Escapades ($209).
Personal Settings: I’ve been using custom footbeds for the last ten years.
Tuning techniques: I wax pretty much every day, ’cause I don’t want to get any of my speed ripped off.
Jacket: Burton 2L Utility ($290).
Pants: Burton Cargo Elite ($170).
Gloves: Burton Approach ($45).
Goggles: Anon Figment ($100). I use a gold lens for cloudy days and mirrored gold for flat light days.
Riding style: Sunny days and a three-hit rhythm section. Oh yeah, and I like powder, too!