What The Pros Are Rockin’

Name: Doran Laybourn

Age: 23

Height: 6’4″

Weight: 190 pounds

Home: Park City, Utah

Roots: Basalt, Colorado

Sponsors: Gnu, Vans, Dragon, Technine, Jack’s Garage, Rip Curl

Stance: Regular, 24.5 inches wide and set back one inch, with eighteen degrees of angle on the front foot and negative-fifteen degrees on the back.

Board: Gnu Riders Choice 158 or 161 wide. It allows for a 24.5-inch-wide stance without T-bolts. The dudes who designed it are my dogs, and they made a sick board.

Boots: Vans Fargo Boa. I like softer boots ’cause I don’t like my feet feeling too cramped up and I want to feel like I have a little movement.

Bindings: Technine Marc Frank

Worst trend: The worst trend in snowboarding is my friends getting hurt. That shit is wack.

Riding style: I swore to never describe my Wu-Tang style.

Quote: I ride because snowboarding is my life, and my life is fun. Riding makes me happy.”

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What’s in Doran’s photo:

Board: Gnu Riders Choice 158 Wide ($479)

Boots: Vans Fargo Boa ($239)

Bindings: Technine Gaetan Chanut ($179)

Pants: Rip Curl Fuel Jeans ($45)

Gloves: Celtek Bear Claw ($30)

Goggles: Dragon DX ($60—$95)

Accessories: Jack’s Garage Zip Hoodie ($49)

Photo: Nick Hamilton