Profile... Jo Chastney
How old where you when you first began riding?
What/Who got you into it?
My parents and sister.
What sort of board do you ride?
Forum Spinster, chillydog
What length board do you ride?
Do you ride Regular or Goofy?
The widest it goes, steezy steez yo
Stance angles (front and back)?
Around 15, -12
Morzine or Les Arcs (Home), Breck is sick too.
How many seasons have you done?
Where and when did you do your seasons?
Morzine, now Breck.
From Jo's Lifestyle & Portrait Gallery.
What was your favourite trip and why?
Roxy Chicken Jam, for the chicks.
What do you love about snowboarding?
Progression, having so much fun, and also the struggle and getting past it, most of the time! Also you get to meet loads of people, all having one thing in common, shredding!
What's your goal within snowboarding?
To have fun, to help progress womens snowboarding. Just to do the best I can. Be as stylish as possible. And get a front cover.
What aspect of snowboarding gives you the most satisfaction (powder, kickers, halfpipe, competitions, big air, cliff drops, etc.)?
I love a good session in the park. But totally got into powder this season, love the fluffy stuff too.
What style of snowboarding best describes your riding (include a couple if you want)?
Usually painful, old school and new school, brrrrap.
What's your favourite trick?
What's your scariest snowboarding moment?
Competing against Laura Berry.
What are your top safety tips when riding?
Wear a helmet, you dont look that stupid. Push within your limits.
What advice have you got?
Have fun and relax. Chill out oh yes.
What are your other interests?
Skateboarding, wakeboarding/skating, surfing, drumming, listening to music, watching films, tattoos, drawing, photography, messin around, Rockband!
Container Jib © Nils Svenson
From Jo's Action Gallery.
Where would you like to see yourself in the future?
On the cover of Playboy
Realistically, what will you be doing in the future?
Nursing my wounds.
Who are your idols?
Daddy, Travis Barker, Jenny Jones (British Legend)
What music are you into?
Hip hop, RnB, reggae, DnB, dub, house, indie, most other stuff too.
What's your favourite book?
Dan Brown, Deception point, and Where\'s Wally, reading makes my head hurt.
What's your favourite film?
Old school gangster films, Scarface, Bronx Tale, Pulp Fiction, Resevior Dogs, good old cheese too. Love Actually, Dirty Dancing. Enough
What's your favourite quote?
\" The more you fear something, the more it\'s going to hurt.\"
Best cocktail, shot or drink?
Vodka and pretty much anything. Nice and cold. RoCkStAr!
What's your most prized possession?
My phone, laptop, camera, i pod, bed and hat collection.
Mum, dad, Kate, all my family and riding buddies, Rob@Special and Forum, Ben@Big Dreams, the spin crew - Ferg, Lizzie, Claire and Danalog, Niki@Blueskin, The Crack Ho, Gordon@RoCkStAr, Sherman yeh Rock and Rurl!
From Jo's Lifestyle & Portrait Gallery.
Anything else you want to say?
Shred while you can, it\'s all about fun and impressing girls.
Jo's Results/ Achievements...
|2010||Nikita Chikita Swiss Tour, Adleboden||Slopestyle||Senior Women||1st|
|2010||British Championships, Laax||Slopestyle||Senior Women||4th|
|2010||Nikita Chikita Swiss Tour Final, Thyon||Slopestyle||Senior Women||6th|
|2008||Nikita Lady Sessions, Thyon||Slopestyle||Women||1st|
|2007||The Brits||Boarder x||Senior Women||1st|
|2007||The Brits||Big Air||Senior Women||1st|
|2007||Girls Gone Wild||Slopestyle||Women||2nd|
|2006||Burton Black Metal, MK||Rails||Women||2nd|
|2006||The Brits||Big Air||Senior Women||3rd|
|2006||The Brits||Boarder X||Senior Women||4th|
|2006||Orange British Dryslope Championships||Big Air||Senior Women||4th|
|2006||The Brits||Slopestyle||Senior Women||6th|
|2005||Burton Farmers Jam Norwich||Slopestyle||Women||1st|
|2005||Orange British Dryslope Championships||Big Air||Senior Women||3rd|
|2004||Nokia Natural Born Riders, Milton Keynes||Slopestyle||Women||3rd|
|2003||British Championships, Les Duex Alps||Boarder X||Junior Women||1st|
|2003||British Championships, Les Duex Alps||Big Air||Junior Women||1st|
|2003||British Championships, Les Duex Alps||Halfpipe||Junior Women||2nd|