It’s that time of year again and we’re all getting anxious to see which boards will hold the 2010 Good Wood Board Test title. Once again we bring you our prestigious testing team featuring riders from all around the country, with the riding ability able to judge a board right down to the core-literally. Listed below you can find out the teams basic info, home mountain, preferred riding style, and their top three favorite boards from the test. Check out complete coverage in the October Issue, on newsstands now!

Don’t forget to check out everyone’s top three favorite boards by clicking on the links!

Park Testers

Dave Reynolds
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Age: 34
Height: 5’8”
Weight: 165 lbs
Boot Size: 9
Current Board: Lib Tech TRS BTX
Current Bindings: Burton
Ideal Board Size: 154
Stand Width: 22.5”
Riding Park Since: The beginning.
Home Mountain: Mt. Bachelor, Oregon
Riding Style: “Upside-down”
Top Three Favorite Boards: K2 Slayblade (All-Mountain), Lib Tech Skate Banana, Gnu Park Pickle
Who They Are: Head Coach at High Cascade Snowboard Camp and third year returning board tester.

Alex Lopez
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Age: 20
Height: 5’11
Weight: 145 lbs
Boot Size: 9
Current Board: Volcom
Current Bindings: Raiden
Ideal Board Size: 157
Stand Width: 23”
Riding Park Since: Back in the day.
Home Mountain: Mt. Bachelor, Oregon.
Riding Style: “Fast and loose.”
Top Three Favorite Boards: Gnu Park Pickle, Nitro Rook, Burton Custom V Rocker (All-Mountain)
Who They Are: Third year High Cascade Snowboard Camp digger.

James Jackson
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Age: 32
Height: 5’9”
Weight: 158 lbs
Boot Size: 9
Current Bindings: Burton Mission Doom
Ideal Board Size: 156
Stance Width: 23”
Riding Park Since: 1994
Home Mountain: Mt. Bachelor, Oregon.
Riding Style: “Tough.”
Top Three Favorite Boards: Forum Destroyer Chillidog, Burton Joystick (All-Mountain), Burton Custom V Rocker (All-Mountain)
Who They Are: Long time head digger at High Cascade Snowboard Camp and owner of Side Effect Board Shop in Bend, Oregon.

Reid Persing
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Age: 25
Height: 5’10”
Weight: 145 Lbs
Boot Size: 9
Current Board: Burton X8, Nitro Eero
Current Bindings: Burton and Rome.
Ideal Board Size: 154 for park—bigger for pow.
Stance Width: 23.5”
Riding Park Since: 12-foot pipes were large and big air was cool … tenish years?
Home Mountain: Brighton/Park City Utah.
Riding Style: Early morning stoke followed by afternoon low blood sugar lagging.
Top Three Favorite Boards: Nitro Rook, Gnu Park Pickle, Forum Destroyer Chillidog
Who They Are: Park City Snowboard Team coach since 2007, and adaptive program head coach.

Carson Schubert
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Age: 22
Height: 6’
Weight: 180 lbs
Boot Size: 10.5
Current Board: Nitro
Current Bindings: Burton Ics and Nitro.
Ideal Board Size: 156
Stance Width: 24ish
Riding Park Since: The time there was powder.
Home Mountain: Mt. Bachelor, Oregon.
Riding Style: “Tranny finder.”
Top Three Favorite Boards: Nitro Rook, Lib Tech Skate Banana, Gnu Park Pickle
Who They Are: Former HCSC digger.

Kyle Martin
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Age: 22
Height: 6’
Weight: 170 lbs
Boot Size: 10.5
Current Board: Burton Hero
Current Bindings: Burton P1
Ideal Board Size: 155
Stance Width: 23.5”
Riding Park Since: I was a wee lad.
Home Mountain: Mt. Bachelor, Oregon.
Riding Style: “Alex Lopez-ish.”
Top Three Favorite Boards: Burton Joystick (All-Mountain), Burton Custom V Rocker (All-Mountain), Burton Easy Livin
Who They Are: Returning board tester and former HCSC digger.

Chris Luzier
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Age: 23
Height: 6’1”
Weight: 175 lbs
Boot Size: 10.5
Current Board: Lib Tech TRS
Current Bindings: Burton Cartel
Ideal Board Size: 156–159
Stance Width: 23.5”
Riding Park Since: 1999ish.
Home Mountain: Mt. Bachelor, Oregon.
Riding Style: “Fun.”
Top Three Favorite Boards: Nitro Swindle, K2 Rocker WWW, Capita Horrorscope FK
Who They Are: HCSC staff and returning board tester.

Tyler Scharpf
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Age: 27
Height: 6’1”
Weight: 170 lbs
Boot Size: 10.5
Current Board: Lib Tech TRS 159
Current Bindings: Union Airblaster
Ideal Board Size: 157
Stance Width: 24.5”
Riding Park Since: Middle school.
Home Mountain: Mt. Bachelor, Oregon.
Riding Style: “Inverted.”
Top Three Favorite Boards: Burton Blunt, Forum Youngblood Chillidog, Omatic Extra-Eco BS Wigglestick
Who They Are: Owner and CFO of Airblaster and third year board tester.

Donny Stevens
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Age: 20
Height: 5’10”
Weight: 160 lbs
Boot Size: 9
Current Board: Nitro Austin Smith
Current Bindings: Raiden Blackhawk
Ideal Board Size: 155
Stance Width: 23.5”
Riding Park Since: 2000
Home Mountain: Mt. Bachelor, Oregon.
Riding Style: “Fast and out of control.”
Top Three Favorite Boards: Salomon Drift, K2 Rocker WWW, Nitro Swindle
Who They Are: Current TransWorld SNOWboarding intern and third year board tester.

Dan Downing
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Age: 25
Height: 5’10”
Weight: 165 lbs
Boot Size: 9
Current Board: Rome Agent
Current Bindings: Rome Rome 390
Ideal Board Size: 156
Stance Width: 23”
Riding Park Since: Skiers weren’t allowed.
Home Mountain: Loon, New Hampshire.
Riding Style: “Loose.”
Top Three Favorite Boards: Salomon Drift, Artec Gabe Taylor, Forum Youngblood Chillidog
Who They Are: Windell’s Snowboard Camp staff, Third year board tester.

James Mammele
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Age: 24
Height: 6’3”
Weight: 185 lbs
Boot Size: 10.5
Current Board: Unity Origin 160 Wide
Current Bindings: Union Force DLX
Ideal Board Size: 160–165
Stance Width: 24”
Riding Park Since: The 90s.
Home Mountain: Winter Park, Colorado.
Riding Style: “Your run of the mill big guy freestyle.”
Top Three Favorite Boards: Rossignol Angus (All-Mountain), K2 Rocker WWW, Burton Blunt
Who They Are: Winter Park Snowboard Team head coach, third year board tester.

Ryan Thompson
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Age: 27
Height: 5’11”
Weight: 153 lbs
Boot Size: 8.5
Current Board: Capita Scare Master 156
Current Bindings: Union
Ideal Board Size: 154–156
Stance Width: 22.5–23”
Riding Park Since: 1998
Home Mountain: Breckenridge, Colorado.
Riding Style: “Backcountry jumps and cruising the park.”
Top Three Favorite Boards: Capita Horrorscope FK, Artec Gabe Taylor, Forum Youngblood Chillidog
Who They Are: Long time pro boarder and HCSC coach.

Jessica Roy
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Age: 24
Height: 5’5”
Weight: 130 lbs
Boot Size: 7
Current Board: Burton Lipstick 148
Current Bindings: Burton Escapade
Ideal Board Size: 148
Stance Width: 22.5”
Riding Park Since: The beginning.
Home Mountain: Brighton, Park City, Snowbird, Utah.
Riding Style: “I’m a fly by the seat of my pants kinda gal … I like it all. But, there’s nothing like a powder morning.”
Top Three Favorite Boards: GNU B-Pro BTXK2 VaVaVoom Rocker, Burton Lipstick
Who They Are: Long time HCSC employee, third year board tester, and Twsnowgirls.com contributor.

Caroline Marie Onzik
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Age: 24
Height: 5’2”
Weight: 105 lbs
Boot Size: 5
Current Board: Capita Saturnia 143
Current Bindings: Drake Jades
Ideal Board Size: 140–145
Stance Width: 22”
Riding Park Since: A few years.
Home Mountain: Copper Mountain, Colorado.
Riding Style: “Loose cannon.”
Top Three Favorite Boards: Rome Lo-Fi 1985, GNU B-Pro BTX, Burton Lipstick
Who They Are: Counselor at High Cascade Snowboard Camp.

Robin Tencick
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Age: 27
Height: 5’3”
Weight: 120 lbs
Boot Size: 6
Current Board: Burton G-Twin
Current Bindings: Burton Escapades
Ideal Board Size: 142_144
Stance Width: 20.25”
Riding Park Since: 2005
Home Mountain: Copper Mountain, Colorado.
Riding Style: “All-Mountain with some freestyle tinkering.”
Top Three Favorite Boards: Technine Women’s Jib, Lib Tech Skate Banana, K2 Ecopop
Who They Are: Copper Mountain Ski and Ride School AASI Level 3 Snowboard Instructor.

Colleen Sharpe
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Age: 24
Height: 5’7”
Weight: 135 lbs
Boot Size: 8
Current Board: Capita Saturnia
Current Bindings: Flux
Ideal Board Size: 149ish
Stance Width: 22”
Riding Park Since: 2003
Home Mountain: Park City, Utah
Riding Style: “A little of everything.”
Top Three Favorite Boards: Technine Women’s Jib, K2 Ecopop, Burton Lipstick

Colleen Quigley
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Age: 24
Height: 5’10”
Weight: 140 lbs
Boot Size: 9
Current Board: Capita Saturnia
Current Bindings: Union
Ideal Board Size: 150
Stance Width: 23.5”
Riding Park Since: 1997
Home Mountain: Waterville Valley, New Hampshire.
Riding Style: “Tall.”
Top Three Favorite Boards: Burton Lipstick, Rome Lo-Fi 1985, GNU B-Pro BTX
Who They Are: Competitve snowboarder, third year board tester.

Terri Mayrer
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Age: 24
Height: 5’6”
Weight: 128 Lbs
Boot Size: 8–8.5
Current Board: Technine Girls Park Board
Current Bindings: Forum
Ideal Board Size: 157
Stance Width: 21-22”
Riding Park Since: 2004
Home Mountain: Breckenride, Colorado.
Riding Style: “Park, rails, powder slashes.”
Top Three Favorite Boards: Technine Women’s Jib, Lib Tech Skate Banana, Gnu B-Pro
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Who They Are: HCSC Counselor.

Pipe Testers

Jake Black
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Age: 19
Height: 5’10”
Weight: 150 lbs
Boot Size: 9
Current Board: Flow Infinite
Current Bindings: Flow NXT
Ideal Board Size: 155–156
Stance Width: 24”
Riding Park Since: Forever ago.
Home Mountain: Breckenridge, Colorado.
Riding Style: “Squeekin and tweakin’.”
Top Three Favorite Boards: Burton Vapor, Gnu Danny Kass BTX, Salomon Official
Who They Are: Competitive snowboarder, returning board tester.

Alex Grzankowski
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Age: 27
Height: 5’10”
Weight: 155 lbs
Boot Size: 10.5
Current Board: Burton Jussi 156
Current Bindings: Burton CO2 EST
Ideal Board Size: 156
Stance Width: 22.5”
Riding Park Since: 1996
Home Mountain: Ski Saw Mill? Maybe …
Riding Style: “Dink.”
Top Three Favorite Boards: Gnu Danny Kass BTX, Forum Seeker, Lib Tech TRS.
Who They Are: Longtime coach at HCSC.

Sean Marshall
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Age: 22
Height: 5’10”
Weight: 175 lbs
Boot Size: 10.5
Current Board: Uninc.
Current Bindings: Burton Triad
Ideal Board Size: 155
Stance Width: 24”
Riding Park Since: 1996
Home Mountain: Copper, Colorado
Riding Style: “Pointing it straight.”
Top Three Favorite Boards: Salomon Official, Burton Vapor, Gnu Danny Kass BTX
Who They Are: Third year board tester

Gregg Davis
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Age: 38
Height: 5’7”
Weight: 150 lbs
Boot Size: 8.5
Current Board: Burton Fix 155, Vapor 158
Current Bindings: Burton CO2
Ideal Board Size: 157
Stance Width: 22.5”
Riding Park Since: 1993
Home Mountain: Breckenridge, Colorado
Riding Style: “Pipe first, then park, then all mountain.”
Top Three Favorite Boards: Forum Seeker, Gnu Danny Kass BTX, Burton Vapor
Who They Are:Breckenridge Ski & Ride School Instructor & Trainer,
American Association of Snowboard Instructors (AASI) Trainer & Examiner, National Team Member 2000–2004 and 2008–current.

Jacob Levine
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Age: 28
Height: 5’9”
Weight: 160 lbs
Boot Size: 9.5
Current Board: Burton Hero 155
Current Bindings: Burton CO2
Ideal Board Size: 155
Stance Width: 23.5”
Riding Park Since: 1995
Home Mountain: Park City/Snowbird, Utah
Riding Style: “Buttery.”
Top Three Favorite Boards: Salomon Official, Lib Tech TRS, Gnu Danny Kass BTX
Who They Are: Park City Snowboard Team executive director.