Jon Adgate - USA

Jon Adgate Weston Snowboards

Instagram: @backyardshred

Year You Were Born: 1985

Hometown: Ann Arbor, MI

Year You Moved to the Mountains: 2004

Current Mountain: Vail & Beaver Creek

What Inspired You to Move to the Mountains: I knew from a young age I wanted to be a "ski bum." Even told my teacher this plan in 5th grade.

What Do You Do For Work: General Manager at a boutique hotel in Beaver Creek

Advice to Help Someone Make the Leap to Live Their Life: Follow your dreams and dig deep. The first couple years making ends meet are the toughest in most mountain towns.

What Board(s) You Ride: The Range Splitboard

Stance: Regular

Sponsors: Weston

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