Ryan Wachendorfer

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RYAN WACHENDORFER
U.S. SNOWBOARDER

D.O.B:02.03.96
Hometown:Vail, CO
Home Mountain:  Breckenridge, CO
Years Riding: 12
Stance: Regular
Sponsors: Yea.nice, Vitaly Design, Salomon, Bonfire, US Snowboarding
Set Up: Board: Salomon XLT 159 Bindings: Quantum Boots: F4.0
Injuries: two broken collar bones

– Career Highlights –
5th Mammoth World Cup/Grand Prix

– Social Media –

Instagram: @ryanwach
Facebook: facebook.com/ryanwachendorfer

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Photo: Billy Bjork

QUESTIONNAIRE:
Fresh Pow or New Park Set Up:
FRESH POW
Pizza or Cheeseyburgs:
Pizza for sure
Last Super Stoke:
Two feet of fresh on Vail pass
Last Bummer Wave:Realizing how fast the season went by
Favorite Cold Waxing process: Brush, hot scrape, lots of cold wax – especially on the edges. Scrape, brush.
Donuts?
Absolutely
Most memorable day of riding:
Riding with Barrett Christy on New Years Day
Best Travel Destination:
Ruka, Finland
Worst Travel Experience:
Yabuli, China for World Championships that got cancelled. Still fun though!!

–THIS YEAR–
Favorite Trip:Mammoth for Rev Tour and Grand Prix
Biggest Challenge:
Getting into top level contests
Best Decision: Going to Beijing for a couple days after World Championships were cancelled
What is WEND to you? A well rounded team that are both awesome athletes and friends
Last Words:You can always go a little bigger.

“I am a 20 year old based out of Vail, Colorado. I compete and train with the US Snowboarding Halfpipe team at events like Grand Prix, US Open, World Championships and World Cup. My favorite thing about snowboarding is all the places that it’s brought me and all the cool people I wouldnt have met without it!”

– Ryan Wachendorfer