Full Name: Marcus Egge
Date of Birth: 9/2/72
Hometown: Bend, OR
Home Mountain:Mt. Bachelor, OR
Riding Since: 1988
Sponsors: Burton, Smith, Fishpaw, Exit Real World
Board/Stance Preference: Custom 59 or Supermodel 62. Lots of angle in the front (30 degrees) and mega forward lean.
If you could ride anywhere in the world, where would you go? North Cascades Heli in Washington.
Favorite Terrain: Moguls, rails, and cars
First Time: I was at Mt. Hood Meadows-I was wearing a pair of Levis pants. I got wet and then it froze and I was cold.
Is snowboarding ready for the Olympics? Yes, it is because it’s been around since ’77 and it’s time to show people ONE form of snowboarding.
If you didn’t snowboard what would you be doing right now? Playing Nintendo or probably trying to play soccer full-time.
What do you do when you’re not snowboarding? Flyfishing is my number 1 hobby. It’s not competitive or anything and it’s very quiet. Kind of like snowboarding in the pow in the trees.
Who most influences your style? Kevin Jones is good, Josh Dirksen is smooth, And Kalei Pitcher is tall. I want to be like them.
Who do you ride with the most? I ride with Dave Sypniewski and Josh Dirksen, Jason McAlister, and Jeff Lopez
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? Playstation, Nintendo 64, Flyfishing mags, A picture of ardue, Beer
Mountain: North Cascades
Time of Day: Night