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Tyler Morton

Biography

“I met Tyler Morton briefly once at Mount Hood on a road trip filled with powder, broken boards, and the stench of 100 plus day snowboard boots. While chilling in the parking lot of Timberline barbecuing we talked briefly about snowboarding and what we had going on, this interview is not that discussion. Instead this interview took place over many weeks of email exchanges as he was off in Montana filming and shredding. Tyler is a different breed of snowboarder going a different route, one that is rockier than most and possibly more rewarding. He doesn’t have a board sponsor, he’s currently without a binding hook up, and his feet are not endorsed, yet he still manages to get the shot and slash the pow.”

-Avran @ Angry Snowboarder

Q: Where are you from?

A: SLC

Q: What is your home mountain?

A: Brighton

Q: What set-up are you riding?

A: DC Devun 157, Union Forces, DC Ceptors

Q: How long have you been snowboarding?

A: 17 years

Q: What was your first experience snowboarding like?

A: Goofy, haha literally I started right foot forward and realized that was wrong.

Q: Why did you want to ride for Salty Peaks?

A: Good shop with strong roots.

Q: What is your favorite Utah resort?

A: Brighton

Q: If you were loaded and could shred anywhere in the world, what would be your dream destination?

A: Japan

Q: Have you ever gotten in big trouble with ski patrol?

A: Nothing big, some heckling when I was younger but I have a lot of respect for those guys now.

Q: What’s the worst injury you’ve ever had snowboarding?

A: Separated shoulder

Q: What is your favorite snowboard video?

A: I don’t really have favorites but rather influences, one being Robotfood’s second video Lame.

Q: Who is your favorite snowboarder?

A: Same, no favorites but I like watching the OGs mostly.

Q: Park or powder?

A: POW

Q: What do you like to do outside of snowboarding?

A: Skate, Bike, Hike, Camp, Golf, Excercise, Cook Healthy

Q: Who are your other sponsors?

A: Homeschool Outerwear, Dakine, DC

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