Jim Smith

Full Name: Jim Everett Smith

Date of Birth: 6/18/71

Hometown: Golden, CO

Home Mountain: Crested Butte

Riding Since:1984

Sponsors: Generics, Blax, Mantra, Wave Rave

Board/Stance Preference: 160-165 / inch 1/2 in the back seat / 21 in – 0 & 28 regular

Favorite Terrain: Berthoud Pass

First Time: Berthod Pass – Hells 1/2 acre, On a wooden Burton in jr high with Grant Stones

If you could ride anywhere it would be…: Argentina in 4 feet of powder

Is snowboarding ready for the Olympics? Yes

If you didn’t snowboard what would you be doing right now? Living in a thatch hutt in Costa Rica

What do you do when you’re not snowboarding? Writing articles and seeing live music and alot of hanging out with bros, Reading alot of Beat Books, spending time with family

Who most influences your style? Adam Merriman, Andy Hetzel, Mikey Merrick, Mike Dunlap, and Dave Dowd

Who do you ride with the most? Jason Troth, Mike Dunlap, Adam Merriman, Joe Srholez

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 Journal, On the Road by Jack Carawack, my lucky riding hat, bag of expresso, & My Slayer Rain & Blood tape

My Favorites…

Color: Burgundy

Food: Lobster

Month: June

Number: 13

Mountain: Crested Butte

Time of Day: night

Car: Hitch hiker

Animal: Raven