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Chris Benchetler

Height: 5'10"

Weight: 180 lbs.

Sponsors:  Atomic, Dakine, Dragon, Sanuk, CEP, Mammoth, Clif Bar, EVO, bca, ctii

Training Ground: The ocean, the rocks, Snowcreek athletic club.

Favorite Wave (or Mountain, track, whatever):Mammoth Mountain

Favorite trick: Haven't learned it yet, but until then, 540.

Inspirations: Surfing, my parents, family, Kimmy Fasani, Glenn Gerrish, friends, traveling, Rob Machado, Dane Reynolds, Nicolas Muller, Gigi Ruf, John Jackson, Lonnie Kauk, Daron Rahlves, Eric Pollard, Jp Auclair.

Co-Owner of Nimbus Independent

Primary focus on film and photography

AKA: Benny, Ben Chets, Christo, Benchy

DOB: 13/11/86

Born: Bishop, CA

Resides: Mammoth, CA

Hobbies: Surfing, climbing, yoga

Favorite Quote:Changes daily... I like quoting good movies.

Chris has strong roots in the Sierra Nevada’s. Born in Bishop and raised on the slopes of Mammoth Mountain has lead Chris to where he is today as one of the guys pushing skiing to the next level.Nimbus Independent is a company started out of the love of skiing by a few friends that love to travel the world in search of the best snow they can find. Nimbus is in there third year and only continue to grow stronger.