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Ryan Paterson


Instagram: @ryanpowderson

Favorite three riders on 686: Matt Belzile, Matt Wainhouse, Gigi Rüf

Home: Squamish 

Contests or Filming: Filming in the backcountry!

Favorite City: My hometown of Squamish! 


Skate or Surf: A little of both.

Any Projects this season you’re hyped on: Back at it with the Out of Service crew for our project Season 4.

Where are you from: Born and raised in North Vancouver, British Columbia

High-Tech or Good-Times: High tech AND Good-times!

Sponsors: 686, Mervin, Spy, Saxx, Pacific Boarder, Xtreme Organics.

What makes you tick: Being in the mountains along with being able to explore the incredible terrain in my backyard up here in British Columbia.

What other good-times things do you do off the mountain: I like to climb rocks and bang nails.

Any shout out’s to those who have helped along the way: My parents and my girlfriend for always supporting, Pacific Boarder for helping me out from the beginning, John and Dave from Nuulife for introducing me to the backcountry and filming, and Geoff Brown and the whole Out of Service for bringing me in and helping me become a better snowboarder.

Favorite fruit: Nothing better than a ripe peach.

Final Thoughts: Follow your dreams!

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