Full Name: Tamus Arthur Gannon
Date of Birth: 10-30-73
Hometown: Tahoe City, CA.
Home Mountain: Squaw Valley
Riding Since: 1990
Sponsors: The former clothing co. TWIST, a shop in Concord Ca, D.W.S and I’m curently looking for a new board sponsor.
Board/Stance Preference: 156 Type A the Roan Rogers, regular stance:22″ 18 degrees front 5 degrees duck on back.
If you could ride anywhere in the world, where would you go? Alaska, it’s as simple as that.
Favorite Terrain: All mountain riding. At Squaw there’s a high speed quad to KT22, you can ride all day and not cover all the terrain. Steeps, shoots, cliffs, & jumps.
First Time: In my second year in high school my girlfriend took me up to
Homewood ski hill in Tahoe and taught me. After the first
run I wanted my skis back, I stuck with it and by the end of the day my
skis were in the parking lot dumster.
Is snowboarding ready for the Olympics? Sure, why not. With corporate sponsors these days they need A way to cash in, the Olympics are a perfect outlet to advertise their Name.
If you didn’t snowboard what would you be doing right now? Going to
What do you do when you’re not snowboarding? Hanging out with my
Who most influences your style? Myself
Who do you ride with the most? Mostly Uleaf Metzger and Blaise.
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 journal, camera is important, something to read, Blaise and Uleaf.
Color: Navy blue
Mountain: Squaw Valley
Time of Day: Morning
Airline: Alaska Air
Car: Chevy S-10 ZR2
Animal: My dog Cheyenne