Full Name: Tina Basich

Date of Birth: 6/29

Hometown: Sacramento, Ca

Home Mountain: Wasatch Mountains

Riding Since: 1986

Sponsors: 789 Sims, 27 Airwalk, 828 Smith

Board/Stance Preference: Sims 143 with a 19 1/2 in. stance, 1 in. set back

Favorite Terrain: freeriding

First Time: Soda Springs California on a Burton Elite 140 with no metal edges, lots of bruises.

Favorite place to ride: Alaska powder in the sun.

Is snowboarding ready for the Olympics? No comment.

If you didn’t snowboard what would you be doing right now? Painting lots of pictures.

What do you do when you’re not snowboarding? Arts and crafts, and hang out with my friends and family.