Jones Snowboard’s team riders are not just ripping snowboarders. Our crew is a collection of adventurous and creative people that are also extremely talented at sharing their love for this wild world of shred through words, photos and videos. Hopefully you already follow many of our team riders on Instagram, but if not, here’s a selection of the eye candy you missed out on this winter. Part one of the Jones’ Insta-gallery features shots from the feeds of Ralph Backstrom, Alex Yoder and Liz Daley.
Ralph Backstrom (ralph_backstrom) - “That holiday storm system we had sure made for some fun turns. Here I am eyeing up a takeoff, just right of my head.” – Ralph Backstrom photo – January 2, 2013Ralph’s shot of Revelstoke’s Mack Daddy face. This alpine rainbow is known as a ‘Spectre of the Brocken’“This is Mack Daddy’s shadow on the clouds just before we shredded it. If you look closely you can see me waving.” – Ralph Backstrom photo – January 12, 2013“Got the donut frosted today in Verbier!” – Ralph Backstrom photo – March 19, 2013“Launching a bubbly rope after winning in Verbier. So stoked to have the world title! Thanks for the support!” – Photo by Daniel at Go Pro – March 24, 2013“Happy Earth Day! Here’s a wild life sighting from last night in Haines, AK” - Ralph Backstrom photo – April 22, 2013“Perfect conditions on Dirty Needle yesterday morning with @rylandbell. His track is the spine-shredder’s right one, mine is the left one.” - Ralph Backstrom photo – April 15, 2013 Follow ralph_backstrom here
Alex Yoder (yoder_yoder) - Bachelor locs Bryan Fox, Josh Dirksen and Curtis Cizek in the banks at the Dirksen Derby. Alex Yoder photo – December 16, 2012Monkey See, Monkey Do. Alex Yoder swings into a line at Mt. Baker with Lucas Debari. Alex Yoder photo - December 26, 2012Backcountry back light in “Gods Country”. Alex Yoder photo – January 16, 2013Harry Kearney sending. Alex Yoder photo – March 24, 2013AK oddity. Alex Yoder photo – April 21, 2013 Follow yoder_yoder here
Liz Daley (liz_daley) - Crystal Mountain backcountry. Liz Daley photo – December 12, 2012“I want you #shuskan!” – Liz Daley photo – December 29, 2012“Sun finally popped out today along with #mtbaker!!!! Epic day with rad folks! Heart mt baker!” – Liz Daley photo – December 31, 2012