TUESDAY, MAY 07, 2013
Dragon Sponsors Nixon Surf Challenge in IcelandRead more...
The Nixon Surf Challenge, presented by Monster Energy, Dragon and Reef, is prepping to return to the cold in less than 10 days when it heads to Iceland from May 13-19, 2013 for the12th edition of this unique mobile surf event. A bunch of Nixon team riders already confirmed their attendance, psyched at the prospect of experiencing Iceland's unique and mystical natural environment. Known as one of the most volcanically active locations in the world, Iceland's hypnotically beautiful coastline is also home to incredible waves. France's Marc Lacomare, already itching to pull into Icelan... [ more ]
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
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.