NOW BINDINGS 2017-2018

Rethink Your Ride

Pro Team

Jeremy Jone Now Team

Jeremy Jones

  • Full Name: Jeremy Jones
  • Years of ridings: 26
  • Years as a pro: 16
  • Live in: Truckee CA
  • Favorite place to ride: Squaw Valley
  • Type of riding: Freeriding
  • Word to live by: Ride to live another day
  • Twitter name: jeremyjones
  • Instagram name: jonessnowboards
  • Facebook page: Jeremy Jones
  • Other sponsors: Oneill, POC, Swatch, Sanuk, Clif Bar, Contour HD, Squaw Valley
Binding
Drive
Drive
Devun Walsh Now Team

DEVUN WALSH

  • Full Name: Devun roh Walsh
  • Years of ridings: lots
  • Years as a pro: less than years riding
  • Live in: north van
  • Favorite place to ride: whistler/Seymour
  • Type of riding: all mountain
  • Last word: live life and prosper.
  • Tweeter name: devwalsh
  • Instagram name: devwalsh
  • Facebook page: Devun Walsh.
  • Other sponsors: dc, arnette, Skullcandy, gopro, the source boardshop, beaverwax, vivo headwear
Binding
Pilot
Wildcats Limited edition
Austin Sweetin

AUSTEN SWEETIN

  • Full Name: Austen Sweetin
  • Years of ridings: 14
  • Years as a pro: 3
  • Live in: Seattle, WA
  • Favorite place to ride: Ski Acres and Alpental (WA)
  • Type of riding: Anything and everything
  • Word of advise: Have Fun
  • Twitter name: @austensweetin
  • Instagram name: @austensweetin
  • Facebook page: Austen.Sweetin
  • Other sponsors: YES, ZEAL Eyewear, ASS Industries, RED Protection, Snowboard Connection Seattle
Binding
Select-Pro
Now Pilot Snowboard Binding
MANUEL DIAZ

MANUEL DIAZ

  • Full Name: Manuel Diaz
  • Years of ridings: 14
  • Years as a pro: ?
  • Live in: Farellones/Pichilemu, Chile
  • Favorite place to ride: Farellones
  • Type of riding: Fast
  • Words of advise: Enjoy!
  • Instagram name: @yomanueldiaz
  • Facebook page:Manuel-Diaz
  • Other sponsors: Nike, Monster energy, SLASH snowboards, Anon, El Colorado, BETA boardshop
Binding
Recon
O-Drive Binding Now
HELEN SCHETTINI

HELEN SCHETTINI

  • Full Name: Helen Schettini
  • Years of ridings: 14
  • Years as a pro: 5
  • Live in: Whistler, BC
  • Favorite place to ride: Whistler backcountry
  • Type of riding: Freeride; big mountain
  • Word to live by: Carpedium- seize the day, enjoy the moment, no worries.
  • Word of advise: No regrets
  • Instagram name: helenschettini
  • Facebook page:helenschettinisnow
  • Other sponsors: Adidas, Billabong, YES Snowboards, Dakine, The Circle
Binding
Conda
Now Vetta Binding
DCP

DCP

  • Full Name: David Carrier-Porcheron a.k.a DCP
  • Years of riding: since 1991, so 24 years
  • Years as a pro: I turned pro in 2001 ,so 14 years
  • Live in: Squamish, BC A.K.A Canada’s outdoor activity capital.
  • Favorite place to ride: Whistler Mountain and Backcountry, Snowcat in the Kootenays & Baldface lodge, Chatter Creek.
  • Type of riding: I love riding Powder, deep and steep.
  • Words of advise: treat others like you want to be treated
  • Last word: These bindings are the bomb!
  • Instagram @cholulaindahole
  • Facebook david.porchron
  • Other sponsors: YES., The North Face, Dye Optics, Globe, Northwave, Protec, Empire
Binding
Drive by JJ
Now O Drive Binding
Romain DeMarchi

Romain De Marchi

  • Full Name: De Marchi Romain
  • Years of ridings: 24 years
  • Years as a pro: 21 years
  • Live in: Squamish, BC
  • Favorite place to ride: It’s not the place it’s the people I ride with
  • Type of riding: Backcountry , jump
  • Words to live by: Appreciate what u have
  • Words of advise: Believe in what u are doing
  • Instagram name: @rdmyes
  • Other sponsors: Billabong, Slytech, Shred, Globe, Nixon,Empire, Drop
Binding
O-Drive
Now Snowboard Binding O-Drive
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Robin Van Gyn

  • Full Name: Robin Van Gyn
  • Years of ridings: 17
  • Years as a pro: 10
  • Live in: Whistler
  • Favorite place to ride: Whistler Blackcomb and Argentina
  • Type of riding: Freeride!
  • Word to live by: FUN
  • Best things about the NOW: Super responsive
  • Word of advise: failure is not an option
  • Twitter name: @robinvangyn
  • Instagram name: @robinvangyn
  • Facebook page: robin van gyn
  • Other sponsors: Roxy, BCA, Wend Waxworks, Voke Tab, SASS Global Travel
Binding
Vetta
Vetta 2016 by Now Bindings
Frank Bourgeois

Frank Bourgeois

  • Full Name: Frank Bourgeois
  • Years of ridings: 19
  • Years as a pro: ?!
  • Live in: Trois Riviere, QC
  • Favorite place to ride: Whistler
  • Type of riding: Urban
  • Word to live by: Keep it up!
  • Best things about the NOW: Unique feeling and amazing response
  • Word of advise: pray for snow…
  • Instagram name: @frankbourg
  • Facebook page: francis bourgeois
  • Other sponsors: Grenade, S3, DVS
Binding
Ipo
Now Select Black 2016
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JP SOLBERG

  • Full Name: JP Solberg (Jan Petter)
  • Years of ridings: 18?
  • Years as a pro: 12?
  • Live in: Bergen, Norway.
  • Favorite place to ride: Norway.
  • Type of riding: Unchartered terrain.
  • Best things about the NOW IPO: Its so cruisy and so comfortable.
  • Word to live by: U never really know unless u go.
  • Instagram: Soulburger
  • Other sponsors: Nixon, Globe, slytech, Oakley
Binding
Brigade
JP Solberg rides Now IPO Binding
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Goro Komatsu

  • Full Name: 小松吾郎
  • Years of ridings: started when I was a kid…..now I have 3 kids….始めた頃は子供でしたが…今は子供が3人…。
  • Years as a pro: got out of my dad’s (& the high school) when I was in 12th grade, saying “I’m turning pro, I don’t need no education!” oh boy…. 「オレはこの道でやってくんじゃい!」と家(&学校)を出たのが高校3年の秋でしたね。
  • Live in: Omachi, Nagano Japan
  • Favorite place to ride: still searching.探索中。
  • Type of riding: I don’t know, it doesn’t always comes as I wish.分かりません。思った通りにはあまりならない。
  • Word of advise: Be your own leader. 判断力を養いましょう。
  • Best things about the NOW: JF
  • Last words: Love.
  • Other sponsors: Replant snowboards, AREth, DRM1K, Owner Operator, Deeluxe, Electric, HAND, REDI, Soleman 仁
Binding
Pilot
Now Select Snowboard bindings
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Shinya Nakagawa

  • Full Name: 中川 伸也
  • Years of ridings: 22
  • Years as a pro: 15
  • Live in: 東川町
  • Favorite place to ride: 人のいない静かな山
  • Type of riding: Freeride
  • Word to live by: 今を生きる
  • Word of advise: 過去の出来事に後悔しない
  • Best things about the NOW: スノーボードの楽しさを再確認させてくれる
  • Instagram name: @shinya_nakagawa
  • Other sponsors: The North Face, Field Earth Design, DeeLuxe, SMITH, COSLABO wax, YAMA-tune, K2 backside gear, MIZU
Binding
Drive
Now Pilot Snowboard Binding
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Yosuke Nishida

  • Full Name: 西田洋介
  • Years of ridings: 27
  • Years as a pro: 20
  • Live in: Tokyo / JAPAN
  • Favorite place to ride: Mt Tanigawa
  • Type of riding: Freeride
  • Word to live by: Life is one time
  • Word of advise: Forward to roots
  • Best things about the NOW: Feeling
  • Last words: Keep paddling
  • Instagram name: @YOSUKE_NISHIDA
  • Facebook page: YOSUKE NISHIDA
  • Other sponsors: TJ BRAND, AFDICEGEAR, DEELUXE, MILSPEC EQUIPMENT, DRAGON, ONEBALLJ WAX, HIMARAK, THE NORTHFACE
Binding
Brigade
Now Select Snowboard bindings
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Shuji Kajiura

  • Full Name: 梶浦修治
  • Years of ridings: 25
  • Years as a pro: 20
  • Live in: 長野県松本市
  • Favorite place to ride: 北アルプス
  • Type of riding: Freeride
  • Word to live by: 親への感謝
  • Best things about the NOW: JF PELCHATの人間性
  • Last Words: これで終わりではない
  • Other sponsors: OUTFLOW snowboards, DRAGON, AFDICEGEAR, REDI, マツモトワックス
Binding
Brigade
Pilot
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Aya Sato

  • Full Name: 佐藤亜耶
  • Years of ridings: 18
  • Years as a pro: 9
  • Live in: 新潟県津南町
  • Favorite place to ride: Brickenridge, Colorado
  • Type of riding: Freeride
  • Word to live by: 人間万事塞翁が馬
  • Words of advice: 楽しくいきましょ~!
  • Best things about the NOW: Skatetech
  • Last Words: よろしくお願いします!
  • Instagram: @aya_sato49
  • Facebook: aya.sato9461
  • Other sponsors: GNU, 686, DRAGON, Deeluxe, GALLIUM WAX, Sandbox, eb’s, spacecraft, Tune up Kem’s, 石打丸山スキー場, BAL TRAINER
Binding
Vetta
Vetta
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SHINYA MIZOBATA

  • Full Name: 溝畑槙也
  • Years of ridings: 12
  • Years as a pro: 3
  • Live in: 岐阜県郡上市
  • Favorite place to ride: 地元
  • Type of riding: パークとストリート
  • Word to live by: 後悔するくらいならやる
  • Best things about the NOW: フィット感
  • Last Words: 楽しみましょう
  • Instagram: @shinyamizobata
  • Other sponsors: Endeavor, CLWR, DRAGON, Celsius, Celtek, POP HDWR, DVS, BREW, ムラサキスポーツ各務原
Binding
Brigade
Brigade
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YUSAKU HORII

  • Full Name: 堀井優作
  • Years of ridings: 23年
  • Years as a pro: Signal snowboards よりシグネチャーボードがリリースされたのが2011年でした。
  • Live in: 揖保川町 兵庫 JAPAN
  • Favorite place to ride: MINNESOTA
  • Type of riding: FREESTYLE
  • Word to live by: 毎度
  • Word of advice: EZEKIEL 25:17
  • Best things about the NOW: 野村和平
  • Last Words: KEEP PUSHING
  • Instagram name: @fatcatjournal
  • Facebook page: YUSAKU HORII
  • Other sponsors: Signal snowboards, AIRBLASTER, Deeluxe, Ashbury, Howl, Nixon, Gnarly, AREth, one ball jay, 1817, DAYZE store
Binding
Brigade
Brigade
Hisanori Katsuyama

Hisanori Katsuyama

  • Full Name: 勝山尚徳
  • Years of ridings: 21
  • Live in: 上州 日本
  • Favorite place to ride: バフバフの天然地形
  • Type of riding: FREERIDE
  • Word to live by: 一期一会
  • Word of advice: リスクを管理しましょう
  • Best things about the NOW: ライダーズブランド
  • Last Words:いい雪降ったらいいですね
  • Other sponsors:TJ BRAND, AFDICEGEAR, DRAGON, Deeluxe, Bca, MILSPEC EQUIPMENT
Binding
Pilot
Pilot
Kazuhei Nomura

Kazuhei Nomura

  • Full Name: Kazuhei Nomura
  • Years of ridings: more than 10 years
  • Live in: Kobe,Hyogo Japan
  • Favorite place to ride: Mt.Rokko
  • Type of riding: Freeride
  • Word to live by: W.A.R.U.
  • Best things about the NOW: FUCK YEAH!!!!!
  • Instagram name: @nomura_photogram
  • Facebook page: Kazuhei nomura
  • Other sponsors: Ashbury, L1, Howl, KOBE-KINGS, サンワスポーツ
Binding
Select
Select

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