Profile... Nate Kern
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How old where you when you first began riding?
First Time I Rode I was 15. Stratton, Vermont.
What/Who got you into it?
Friends!! Video's like 'Odd man Out' And Subjekt Haakonsen. So sick.
What sort of board do you ride?
I ride a Sined Snowboard. A 100% rider owned campany out of breckenridge! SINED NATE KERN PRO SERIES 153 www.sinedsnowboards.com
What length board do you ride?
153 for jumps and Powder. 150 for jibbing.
Do you ride Regular or Goofy?
Goofy you know it!
Stance angles (front and back)?
Breckenridge COLORADO (Breck- Breckenfridge) At the end of the day anywhere with snow..
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How many seasons have you done?
Where and when did you do your seasons?
3 Seasons In the beautiful and secluded Crest Butte Colorado. The Home of the US extremes for over 10 years. First season i was their studing for my GCSE's, the Following two as a snowboard instructor. The Last 4 I have been Locked Down in The EPIC Breckenridge Colorado. First two years here i continued my instructing and now for the last two have focused on my own riding, training and back country adventures!
What was your favourite trip and why?
So many trips and so many memories that are way to good for words, to be honest cant name one.. sorry.. Well one... Right now, flyin over from the US to Laax and competeing against the top UK Riders and winning at the British Championships was An amazing feeling, rewarding and fun!! To see how talented and stylish the rest of the UK Scene is in blood was rally inspiring!! Wicked trip really that went on to jumpin off a crane, That was a huge adrenaline rush and pretty scary!! Drove on to Morzine which was just rainy!! Onto tignes with friends to do my first ever video makin comp at the Protest Jib Vid, with nathan G and Gary G ( thanks Guys was wicked). Then Back to Morzine for some more rain and finally back to sunny colorado!! Just Feel so lucky to be having these amazing expierences and meeting new people and seein friends all is the best!!
What do you love about snowboarding?
The Feeling, the Rush, the Escape. Having endless fun with friends and travel. ADRENALINE OF Hitting Big kickers.
What's your goal within snowboarding?
BE THE BEST I can and Inspire.
What aspect of snowboarding gives you the most satisfaction (powder, kickers, halfpipe, competitions, big air, cliff drops, etc.)?
Landing on my FEET and Friends
What's your favourite trick?
COme ask me cause it is always changing... C 3- F 3
What's your scariest snowboarding moment?
URBAN Crash Nov 21st 2004. Thank my guardians for keeping me alive!
Nate Kern © Emme Holmes
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What are your top safety tips when riding?
All ways ride with in your limits!! Transceiver the back country always. Commit to the trick or what ever it is 100%, if there is any doubt abort. WEAR a HELMET. HAVE FUN
What advice have you got?
Discover it, Live it, Enjoy IT.
What are your other interests?
Skateboarding, wakeboarding, shotokan karate, Time with friends key, Subaru's blap! Music Movies and being Healthy, living Healthy(NIKKEN). Being Outside My PuPPy LUNA.. she is the best
What music are you into?
HIP HOP- GANGSTA Rock & Roll, Reggea, Electronic, dance, Trance, D&B, Pop, Rock, Alternative. I listen to nearly anything and everything except Country music.
What's your favourite book?
Surfing the himalayas. Celestine Prophecy. The SECRET
What's your favourite film?
Last of the Mohicans, True Romance, Usual Suspects, Get Rich or Die tryin, Willow
Best cocktail, shot or drink?
WATER-- BeCks Wit slice of lemon/ sprite
What's your most prized possession?
My HEALTH/ LIFE and Dog
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Anything else you want to say?
Nate's Results/ Achievements...
|2010||Dew Tour Mt Snow||Slopestyle||Open||10th|
|2010||Dew Tour Snowbasin||Slopestyle||Open||17th|
|2010||Dew Tour Breckenridge||Slopestyle||Open||19th|
|2009||Dew Tour Mt Snow||Slopestyle||Open||15th|
|2009||Dew Tour NorthStar Tahoe||SLopestyle||Open||17th|
|2009||Brits 3* TTR Laax||Big Air||Open||1st|
|2009||Freeze Fis World Cup||Big Air||Open||20th|
|2009||Dew Tour Breckenridge||Slopestyle||Open||22nd|
|2009||Brits 3* TTR Laax||Slopestyle||Open||5th|
|2008||Freeze Fis World Cup||Big Air||Open||18th|
|2008||Brits Championships, Laax Swiz||Slopestyle||Senior||1ST|
|2008||ASPEN BUD LIGHT BIG AIR||BIG AIR||OPEN||2nd|
|2008||ASPEN BUD Light Big Air||BIG AIR||Open||4th|
|2008||Brit Champs, Laax||Big Air||Senior||7th|
|2007||X Box Big Day Out||Slopestyle/ Hip||Open||2nd|
|2007||Powder and Sun Trip Big Air Show/ USA||Trip Big Air||Pro||5th|
|2007||Nissan Aspen Open- Aspen Buttermilk/Co||Slopestyle||Open||Semi Fin|
|2006||Jingles Rail Jam||Rail||Open||000|
|2006||Orange Aim- Milton Keyens||Slopestyle||Senior||1st|
|2006||British Championships- Laax||Slopestyle||Senior||1st|
|2006||British Championships- Laax||Big Air||Senior||1st|
|2006||Air Time- Laax||Bomb Drop||Open||2nd|
|2006||Team Challenge- Aspen Buttermilk/CO||Costume||Team||2nd|
|2006||Black Metal- M keynes||Rails||Open||3rd|
|2006||Black Metal Jam- Tamworth||Rails||Open||3rd|
|2006||Shop Wars- Brighton/UT||Slopestyle||Team||4th/Best Trick|
|2006||Shop Wars- Copper/CO||Big Air||Open||5th|
|2006||Team Challenge- Aspen Buttermilk/CO||PIG||Team||6th|
|2006||Nissan Aspen Open- Aspen Buttermilk/CO||SlopeStyle||Open||8th|
|2006||Snowboarder Super Park- Keystone/CO||Film/Photo||Invite||N/A|
|2005||Breck 20th Rail Jam Final- Breckenridge/CO||Rails||Open||3rd|
|2005||Breck 20th Rail Jam Qualifier- Breckenridge/CO||Rails||Open||3rd|
|2005||Spring Massive- Breckenridge/Co||Slopestyle||Open||7th|
|2004||Spring Massive- Breckenridge/Co||Slopestyle||Open||1st|