Name: Nick Russel
The Sierra Nevada backcountry
2020 Future Retro
Name a person who inspires you to be a better rider?
Favorite chairlift and why?
My two feet.
Ideal down day?
Rest, soak, stretch.
Fictitious character you most identify with from a book, movie, etc. and why?
Christopher McCandless/ Alexander Supertramp.
Favorite classic ski film and why?
This year of turbulence will certainly bring us closer to home.
Gear you are loving right now, on or off the ski slopes, and why?
Jones Hovercraft splitboard all day every day.
What is your vision for the future of snowboarding?
A more attainable and inclusive community for everyone to get in the mix.
What is a cause you care about that you'd love to share with the Warren Miller audience?
Fighting climate change, protection of our Public Lands, Black Lives Matter.
Don't miss Nick in our 71st film, Future Retro, dropping Fall 2020
Connect with Nick: Instagram