Gaetan Chanut aka ‘Gate Norrix’
Age: Mature in my immaturity
Years riding: 25
Home Mountain: Whistler
Sponsors: SIMS Snowboards, Now Bindings, Axis Boutiques
Select board: Switch Blade 160
Stance and angles: Regular footed, 23 1/2" wide. 18 degrees up front, -12 degrees out back.
Go to trick: F/S 360.
Ideal shred day: Deep powder day with two or three of your best riding buddies.
First day snowboarding: Went from catching every edge and falling on my Black Snow board in the beginning of the day to buttering the slope all the way down with a borrowed SIMS Switch Blade at the end of the day.
Standing sideways: Gin Tonics or beer mixed with coolers.
Interests: Everything that is outside and active. Things that involve exploring and adventuring. I also like to relax and enjoy myself after a good day full of accomplishments.
Favorite toy: Ski-Doo XM 800 E-Tec 154"
Thanks: Tom Sims!