Full Name: Michael Beallo
Date of Birth: 2/5/75
Hometown: Oakland, CA.
Home Mountain: Northstar
Riding Since: 1986
Sponsors: Yonex, 224 DaKine, 143 Burton
Board/Stance Preference: 157, 27 degrees front, 12 degrees back
If you could ride anywhere in the world, where would you go? Argentina, Las Lenas
Favorite Terrain: Freeriding, halfpipe
First Time: In a big storm at Homewood, California with a friend of mine. We were on hardplates. It was probably my most memorable moment ever snowboarding. I rode till they closed.
Is snowboarding ready for the Olympics? Maybe. We will find out soon enough.
If you didn’t snowboard what would you be doing right now? School or something snow related.
What do you do when you’re not snowboarding? Staying active with sports that I really love doing. Diving, golf, skateboarding, etc.
Who most influences your style? John Sommers, Terje, anyone that’s a good athlete.
Who do you ride with the most? John Sommers.
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 few girlfriends and all of the above.
Food: Meat, beef, all that stuff.
Mountain: 19 Squaw
Time of Day: When I wake up.
Airline: American, Airlines
Car: Subaru Turbo
Animal: Cats, lions