Full Name: Aurelie Sayres
Date of Birth: 9/21/77
Hometown: East Hadden, CT
Home Mountain: Stratton
Riding Since: 1987
Sponsors: Burton, Oakley
Board/Stance Preference: Burton Custom 48, 20 inch stance, 18 degrees in the front, three degrees in the back
Favorite Terrain: Pipe, park, powder
First Time: Nine-years-old at Stratton, in the pouring rain, on a 161. I couldn’t even lift the board, but I stayed out all day.
Favorite place to ride: Anywhere in the USA.
Is snowboarding ready for the Olympics? Yes. Look at what it’s doing for the sport already. People are starting to look and train like real athletes.
If you didn’t snowboard what would you be doing right now? Living on a ranch and riding a live bull at day and a mechanical one at night.
What do you do when you’re not snowboarding? Ride horses, mountain bike, skateboard, sing, I want to be in a country musical.
Who most influences your style? Hillary Maybery gets me motivated to jump, she’s the best. Todd Richards, Peter Line, CB is queen skater, Leslee Olson.
Who do you ride with the most? Leslee Olson and Hillary and all of the HCSC.
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? 5 Reba McEntire CD’s: Read My Mind, Live, What if it’s You, Greatest Hits II, Sweet Sixteen.
Time of Day: Day
Animal: Mechanical Bull