Nuria Castan Baron

Nuria Castan Baron

First name: Nuria
Last name: Castan Baron
Home: Almoster
Homeresort: Vallnord-Arcalis (Andorra)
Snowboarding since: 2004
Year of birth: 1997
Favourite board: Alright 155 and Völkl Savvy Camber 148
Stance: Goofy, 50 cm, +21, -21 ,Fastec Prime ALU in size S
Best results:
> JFT Chamonix France 2013 2nd Place
> JFT El Dorado Andorra 2013 1st Place
> JFT World Championship USA 2013 3rd Place – Bronze Medal
> JFT Fieberbrunn Austria 2014 3rd Place
> JFT El Dorado Andorra 2014 2nd Place
> JFT World Championship USA 2014 2nd Place – Silver Medal
Interview
- nickname: Nur
- strengths: Never give up 
- weakness: Xocolate
- color: Black and pale pink
- food: Macaroni
- drink: Tea
- piercings or tatoos: No
- Music: Reagge and rap
- best way to relax: The forest
 
 
 
 
 
If I cash 1.000.000€ in the lottery then...
I would travel to Chile to snowboarding, or something like that because I want to know the mountains around the world.
 
Best Memories...
My first junior freeride contest. I remember I couldn’t believe I was there. It was awesome.
 
What means snowboarding to you?
I love snowboarding because it’s my passion. 
 
Has your life changed beeing a snowboard pro?
I’m not a snowboard pro but I would like to be one.

What kind of rider are you? 
I’m a freerider, I like camber and rocker shape on my boards. I like the mountain and I love the powder, but I also like the park.
What do you like most about Völkl Snowboards?
In my opinion Völkl is great!Technical boards to ride. I like it.
 
The place to be?
I would like to go to Chile.
 
Which trick do you want to learn next?
I would like to learn 360.
 
How do you motivate yourself and learn new tricks?
I feel motivated when I believe in myself, and never give up.
 
You had any dangerous situations on the mountain so far? 
Never go alone to the mountain. Once I had a situation a bit dangerous, I went to Andorra to ride with my friend, and a small avalanche came close to us, my friend just fell over it, nothing else, but I got a little scared.
 
Highlights of last season?
When I travelled to Montana to compete for World Cup in Junior Freeride World Tour at Big Sky.  I was there about one week and it was snowing almost every day, perfect conditions and above all, I won the silver medal!
 
Blue bird & perfect conditions – who should be in your riding crew? 
I would ride with my friends.
 
What is your favourite contest & why?
When I was in Utah, last season for World Cup in Junior Freeride Wourld Tour. Also when I was this season in Montana. That was amazing. You can know a lot of people who loves snowboarding or skiing.
 
What do you do when you are not riding? 
I diving and also climbing. I live beside to the beach so I usually go there.
 
In five years I want...
I don’t think about the next five years.
 
 
 
LAST WORDS 
 
GASSSS!
 
 
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