Full Name: Christine Sperber
Date of Birth: 11/7/69
Hometown: Shrewsbury, NJ
Riding Since: 1990
Board/Stance Preference: 18- 20 inches, 24 degrees front, 15 degrees back
If you could ride anywhere in the world, where would you go? Some place fun and sunny and powdery and perfect.
Favorite Terrain: Everything but hardpack.
First Time: Preseason 1990 Breckenridge, hiking the whales with Jay Girardi on a Burton Elite 140 with a swallow tail and fastech bindings.
Is snowboarding ready for the Olympics? The level of riding is ready. The bureaucrats with their hands in the athletes pockets have got to go. The politics are destroying the spirit.
If you didn’t snowboard what would you be doing right now? Wall Street, Baby!
What do you do when you’re not snowboarding? What spare time?
Who most influences your style? Chris Miller 1991, Mike Frazier, Leslee Olson, Tim Swart, Matt Donahue.
Who do you ride with the most? Stoked little kids.
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? A Bukowski book, Patsy Kline’s box set, my dog, my toothbrush, Marvin Gaye’s Greatest Hits.
Time of Day: Both. I never sleep.
Car: Whatever car Tyler DeWilde is in, Baby!
Animal: Three legged Border Collies