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​Born in Cranbrook - British Columbia, in 1989, Gabrielle Hockley has been involved in the snowmobile and watersport environment for around 20 years and counting. Snowmobiling, the mountain life, wakeboarding and wakesurfing have been a huge part of Gabrielles life. In the beginning when she was a little kid, it was going out on snowmobile trips with her family and spending time behind the boat at Kootenay Lake. But in recent years, Gabrielle bought herself her own sled a 2013 Pro RMK, and she wakeboards and surfs behind a 2013 244 Centurion Enzo. Gabrielle has been progressing and pushing the...

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 “There is no doubt about it, Ryan knows how to ride deep powder. Obviously a skier in his early days, he rides with his toes and rarely makes mistakes. He makes even the most technical powder lines look easy. Watching Ryan ride is truly beautiful, his tremendous blend of rhythm and grace etch the snow like a painter’s strokes. He has graced the cover of Sledheads magazine several times and is known industry-wide for his style in the powder. No stranger to drops and jumps, Ryan shines regardless.” I was born and raised on a Farm in Rockland, Idaho where...

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Name: Justin SheaffAge: 36Nickname(s): J, Chief SheaffInstagram: @chiefsheaffFacebook: Justin SheaffWebsite: letsridetahoe.com / alpineassassins.comHome Town: Tahoe City, CACertifications: EMT (Emergency Medical Technician), AIARE Avalanche Instructor, First Aid/CPR Sled: My personal “go to” sled for the 17/18 season is a 2018 154” Ski-Doo Freeride wrapped by SCS Unlimited and sporting the Blow Hole from MTNTK & Pipe Kit from SLP. I’m running a fleet of Ski-Doo’s again this year to service my ride clinics and AIARE level 1 avalanche training courses. This year’s all new 2018 fleet includes; 1 Ski-doo Turbo Freeride, 2 Ski doo “Improved” Freerides, 5 “stock” Freerides & 7...

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