Jake Charles

Terrain Park Manager


Sugarloafer since? 1998

How long have you been Snowboarding? 15 years, 10 years on park crew.

Favorite trick? Euro carve elbow drop.

Favorite park feature ever built at Sugarloaf? The built up mini-pipe after the Cheeseburger Picnic.

What is your spirit animal? Flying squirrel.

Kris

Assistant Terrain Park Manager


Years working parks?  Six.

Favorite snack joint on the Mountain? The Narrow Gauge makes the best B-Sandies.

What is your spirit animal?  A black dolphin.

Favorite trick to do? A backside 180 tail, it's the most stylish trick in snowboarding. Although the frontside 180 is a lost art. 

Joe Hines

Terrain Park Builder


Years working parks: Between Brighton, Copper, Jackson Hole, and Saddleback: 10

What do you shred? The park cat

Jumps or jibs? Building jumps is sweet

What's your happy place? Powder, zip-lining on the winch cat

What do you want to be when you grow up? A tonka-truck operator

Joel

Terrain Park Builder


Years working parks: Lots

What do you shred? The winch cat

Jumps or jibs? I like looking at jumps...

What do you want to be when you grow up? A snowmaker/groomer.

 

Garth

Terrain Park Crew


Sugarloafer since? 1776.

What is your favorite park at Sugarloaf?  I like the "Stomping-Wire" run through Stomping Grounds to the lower section of Haywire because it allows for casual hyphy progression.

What did you eat for breakfast this morning? One english muffin, one egg, one slice of american cheese, and one sausage patty.

Who is your hero? Shane McConkey.

Sean

Terrain Park Crew


How many years have you been skiing or riding? I've been skiing for 20 years and snowboarding for about 4 hours.

What is your favorite park at Sugarloaf? The jump line in Haywire, because I can throw myself up into the gravity.

Last three songs you listened to? Arms Wide Open by Creed, Photograph by Nickelback, and I Get Knocked Down by Chumbawumba.

Some of your hobbies that aren't skiing are... Kayaking, Backpacking, Freestyle Walking, Yoga, Magic the Gathering, Settlers of Catan.

Chris

Terrain Park Crew


How many years have you been snowboarding? Seven.

Favorite snack joint on the mountain? MOUNTAIN MUNCHIES.

Last three songs you listened to? Wanna Dance with Somebody by Whitney Houston, One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer by George Thurgood, and Player's Ball by Outkast.

What is your spirit animal? A dog. Specifically Gabe, the big black lab.

Mike

Terrain Park Crew


Sugarloafer since? 1992.

What did you have for breakfast this morning? Two eggs over easy on a sesame seed bagel, toasted lightly with butter.

Favorite trick to do? Backflips.

Some of your hobbies that aren't skiing? Reading one of my many leather bound books while enjoying the scent of rich mahogany in my apartment.

Ronal

Terrain Park Crew


What's your favorite park at Sugarloaf? The Stomping Grounds, it's the longest park lap, and of course has the mini pipe, too.

Favorite snack joint on the mountain? Bob's Clam Hut.

What did you eat for breakfast? Wild Berry Poptart, toasted.

What is your spirit animal? Ritter Bopp.