Jeff Kepler - USA
Year You Were Born: 1986
Hometown: Berthoud, CO
Year You Moved to the Mountains: 2006
Current Mountain: Breckenridge, CO
What Inspired You to Move to the Mountains: I fell in love with snowboarding as a child, and I did whatever I could to ride as much as possible. I moved to the mountains, so I could ride every day.
What Do You Do For Work: I am a freelance photographer, a retail sales associate at Underground Snowboards, and a bartender. This combination of jobs allows me to create a schedule where I can ride every day, so I can focus on advancing my snowboarding and mountaineering skills.
Advice to Help Someone Make the Leap to Live Their Life: Create a specific vision of where you want to be and what you want to achieve. Once you have this vision, focus your energy on this plan and take the steps to make this goal a reality. Always believe in yourself, and be comfortable reaching out to others for help.
What Board(s) You Ride: Range Splitboard 161, Range Solid 161, Logger 158
Stance: Regular, 23 inches (+21, -9)