jamie rizzuto
  • Date of Birth: April 10,1977
  • Hometown: Rossland, BC
  • Occupation: Carpenter / Athlete
  • Sponsors: Rome Snowboards, Vans Canada, Rossland Beer CO
  • Accomplishments: 2nd Overall Freeride World Tour 2014, 2nd Place Freeride World Tour Chamonix stop 2016, 1st Place Red Mountain Canadian Open 2018
  • Bio: Born and raised on the slopes of RED Mountain Resort, where I have developed and fine-tuned my skill set which has helped me worldwide. RED is one the best ski hills on the planet. It’s steep technical terrain has produced some serious world class athletes. It’s fun and challenging but thats not even the best part… You can have it to yourself… what’s a lift lineup??? Did I mention it probably has the best tree skiing on the planet? Yes, it’s that good…treat yourself, you won’t be disappointed.

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How old were you when you started riding?

I was 1.5 years old

Who are your mentors/influencers?

My biggest influencers were Craig Kelly, Jamie Lynn, Bryan Iguchi

Any nicknames?

Riz the Griz

What’s your favourite thing about RED?

Favourite thing at Red is the Technical Terrain.

What movie/video gets you most amped for the winter?

Eric Jacksons Alignment

What’s your favorite run at RED

Links Line is my favourite run

Do you listen to music when you shred? (what’s your go-to?)

Neon Steve

When not skiing/riding, what else do you like to do?

When Not Skiing Or Ridding I would be on My Mountain bike or Skateboard, Exploring Lakes and Rivers

What’s the best trick name?

Backside Lipslide

Do you have any preseason rituals leading up to the winter?

Big Believer in getting my Core strong for winter.. Pre season work outs are a must

If you could be any animal, what would it be?

Billy Goat

What’s your favorite saying?

60 percent of the time it works every time

Describe your perfect apres.

Rafters with my friends after a day of fun on the Mountain

Where do you see yourself in 10 years?

Still ridding as much as possible… Health is Wealth

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