Jared Elston

Name: Jared Elston   Birthplace: Helena, MT   First Mountain: Great Divide, MT

Where do you live now?
Bend, OR

Whats your current Local Mountain?
Mt. Bachelor

What board do you ride?
A lot of different boards

What bindings do you ride?
TEAM

What boots do you ride?
Adidas

Can you describe yourself in one sentence?
I’m a smartass?

Are you on TikTok?
Hell no

What´s your favorite trick to watch?
A really good back 5 is always nice

What´s your favorite trick to do?
Backside 360!

If you could learn one trick right now what would it be?
Proper Mctwists in the half pipe

What is your favorite book?
Right now it’s Acid for the Children by Flea

What do you do when your not snowboarding?
I love skating and surfing of course. Try to ride my bike a bit. Camping with the boys. Ruining B Fox at Fifa is always fun. Always trying to stay busy with some sort of project as well.

Do you listen to podcasts if so what´s Favorite podcast?
The Bunt

Best snowboarding hack (advice) you have?  
A powder board if you ride powder. Seems fairly straight forward but watching people ride powder on a park board just doesn’t look that fun.

Do you have any special advice for board set-ups?
Find what you like. Not too wide. Not too narrow.

What is your favorite snack to bring to the hill when snowboarding?
I love a peanut butter jelly in the backcountry.

Where can people find out more about you or follow you?
Google maybe? My Instagram is @big_air_jare

Why should people support Nitro?
Because it’s one of the only bigger brands that is owned and ran by snowboarders. They’re not trying to be up on the latest trend to try and look cool, they do what they do and make great boards for the love of snowboarding.

What is your favorite thing about snowboarding?
Bantering with my best friends, catching air, traveling the world:)