Full Name: Jonnel Louella Janewicz
Date of Birth: 10/24
Hometown: Riverside and San Diego, CA
Home Mountain: Big Bear.
Riding Since: 1990
Sponsors: Burton, Anarchy Eyeware, Simple Shoes.
Board/Stance Preference: I ride Burton’s Supermodels (51 and 56). I also ride Special 46.
If you could ride anywhere in the world, where would you go? Anywhere outside of the U.S. hope to travel the world.
Favorite Terrain: Powder, trees, kickers, parks, pipes, just about everything.
First Time: It was at Park West in Utah (now Wolf Mountain) in December 89. I rented a Sims Halfpipe board and rode goofy for about the first month. I am regular.
Is snowboarding ready for the Olympics? Yes, snowboaridg has earned a spot as a “respectful” Olympic sport. Go USA. Shannon Dunn and Ross Powers!
If you didn’t snowboard what would you be doing right now? I would be taking all of the math classes I could possibly take. I still don’t get it…algebra, geometry, calculus.
What do you do when you’re not snowboarding? I love to write in my journal-I always have crazy stories to write about. If you meet me someday, I’ll have to share some.
Who most influences your style? My coaches, Crystal Aldana, Tara Dakides, Adam Longnecker, Jessica Delpiaz, and Jaine MacLoud.
Who do you ride with the most? I mostly ride with Mammoth locals. It’s a really nice mountain without a huge scene. There is about 8 of us and we ride all of the time.
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? My private jet, my best friend, a snowboard, some food, and good book.
Food: Steamed veggies and soft pretzels
Month: October, I love the smell of fall
Number: 6, because my birthday is on the 24th (2+4=6)
Mountain: Mammoth and Colorado. I love good weather.
Time of Day: Day. I love coffee and getting work done
Airline: United-I like the new planes with TVs on each seat
Car: Toyota Cressida FX 1989-my car for life