Betty of the Month: Kaitlyn Adams
Name: Kaitlyn ‘Koko’ Adams
Age: 6 Birthday:September 16th
When did you start snowboarding: I started snowboarding when I was three in my front yard and on hills around my house; I loved it so much my daddy took me to Mad River Mountain.
Home mountain:Mad River Mountain, Ohio
1st, Pretty in Pink Rail Jam, Mad River Mountain
1st, Shred Circuit Rail Jam Am, Mad River Mountain
1st, 19 USASA events in Ohio, New York, PA, and Virginia (HP, SS, GS, BX)
Top 10 at 2012 USASA National Championships
Sponsors:Adams Ski & Snowboard, Phunkshun Wear, Spy, Epic Snowboards, SnoLife, Indo Balance Boards, Sun Bum
What is your favorite thing about snowboarding?
Competing and meeting new friends.
You’ve doing some pretty big competitions for someone so young - do you get nervous?
What tricks are you working on right now?
Back flips, front flips, methods, trying to land my backside rodeo.
Pirates or Ninjas?
Ninjas all the way!
What’s your favorite place to snowboard?
Copper Mountain, CO
Where would you really like to travel for snowboarding?
How do you find time for school and snowboarding?
My Mommy and Daddy help me to balance the time. My Daddy will take me in the evenings and we make it a family adventure for the weekends.
What’s your goal for next year?
To win ‘All around’ at Nationals and to be the first ruggie to land a backside rodeo in competition.
Mittens or gloves?
What are you doing for the summer?
Lots of long boarding and trampoline training. Also, I use a balance ball and my indo balance board.
What competition or event do you most want to go to in the future?
Tell us about your setup - what size snowboard do you ride?
13” stance flow bindings and libtech little ripper 100cm
Breakfast cereal: Coco puffs
Park feature: rainbow rail
TV show: Good luck Charlie
Lift snack: Hershey Bars
Song: Firefllies by Owl City
Imaginary animal: Snowboard monkey
Inspiration: God and Daddy
Color: Pink and Purple! Girly girl!
Posted by Kelly Vance on 06/06/2012