RIDER PROFILE - JACK SPENCE
19 May, 2016
Get the low down on Boardertown team rider Jack Spence.
How did you get in to snowboarding and how long ago?
First time I was 12 on a school trip but started when I was 18 doing an instructor course with my two mates.
Where's your favorite place to ride in NZ, and overseas?
Cardrona for sure, best park in NZ and real fun free riding when powders around. Japan for powder overseas and Colorado/Utah for park.
What's your best travel tip for snowboard missions?
Having a good crew .
If you weren't snowboarding, what would you be doing?
Surfing, and probably a boring ass job so still snowboarding!
Where do you see the future of snowboarding going, quads or carves etc?
Innovation of style and more tweaks, comp riding will probably be quads.
What are your goals for winter 2016, adventures or tricks etc?
Film alot and try stack a shot or two, learn more technical rail and heavier jump tricks.
What's your current setup and sponsors?
Snowboard: Bataleon Evil Twin 157
Bindings: Union Team
Goggles: Anon M3
Gloves: Rad Ranch Hand Mitts
Accessories: Capitahl Hood
Home Shop: Boardertown Queenstown
What's your stance, any secret tips or tweaks?
Angles: 15, -15.
Width: Around 20 something inches, trying to tweak everything helps