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A little known zone

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Briant Wiles

Briant Wiles graduated high school a semester early, and by the following Monday morning he was living in Arapahoe Basin ski area’s parking lot — a testament to the no-questions-asked, nose-to-the-grindstone ethic that has defined his snowboarding career. Styley, fluid and aggressive. That’s how Briant rides. Born and raised in Lander, Wyo., Briant started snowboarding […]

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Jaime Van Lanen

Jaime Van Lanen built his first custom splitboard in the year 2000. Living in North Lake Tahoe at the time, he’d watched lift lines on powder days increase to the point that the only way to gain a solid day of riding was to get in line at 6 a.m. with his MSR Whisperlite stove […]

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Ryan Van Lanen

Ryan Van Lanen picked up his first snowboard in the late-‘80s, and immediately began riding all over the I-70 corridor. Born and raised in Lakewood, Colo., Ryan spent most of his high school years at Vail. By the early 2000s, attention turned to Steamboat, then Crested Butte for a handful of seasons. These days, Ryan’s […]

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