Age: 20
Home town: Kaukapakapa
Sponsors: Mountain Dew, Pyramid dist. 686, Northwave, Bakoda, Drake, Lower, Oakley, Skullcandy, Underground Skate
Career Highlights: 2009: 1st Seymoure PBRJ, Canada. Finals at the Mammoth PBRJ World Finals, USA. 2008: 1st DC & Cheapskates Rail Jam Open Woman’s, 1st Mountain Dew & Alta Rail Jam, 2nd Coronet Peak Winterfest Rail Jam, 1st Mountain Dew Night Sessions Rail Jam Open Woman’s Final, 1st Park Life Invitational Red Bull Rail Jam Open Woman’s, 2nd Skull Candy 540’s Rail Jam, 1st PBRJ Snow Park, NZ Woman’s Rookie Snowboarder of the year award & NZ Open NZSBU squad.

THE RODNEY TIMES WRITE UP!! Keen to get back in action… May 18, 2010 by Christy Prior (Snowboarder)

So back home again in Kaukapakapa, Auckland waiting to get the okay from my orthopedic surgeon for whether or not I will be able to compete this NZ season and CARALISE MOORE did a wee write up in The Rodney Times check it out…

But im sure everyone is buzzing for the season to start!! Not long now!! Fingers crossed ill get to be apart of it – anyone know where to find new collar bones???….

Spring shred shoot followed by copious amounts of BBQ’n!!! April 24, 2010 by Christy Prior (Snowboarder)

Banff, Canada.

Thanks to Katherine Calnan for coming up for a fun park shoot check out her blog at…. – I promise we took it easy with my broken collar bone and all . . . don’t do what I do – do what I say!! ;)

Ye ole front board….

Keep’n on keeping on!!! Spring is here! April 19, 2010 by Christy Prior (Snowboarder)

What have I been doing with my time of late?….. Well our days are getting warmer here in Banff, Canada as the winter has given way to spring -and let me tell you-hands down my favourite time of the season for sure!!!!

Some evening skate sessions, so very called for…

Wounded wing = tourist time!!!! March 17, 2010 by Christy Prior (Snowboarder), Uncategorized

I’ve been making the most of being of the snow with a bit of sight seeing…

…Soooooooo…what I’ve been up to while on the FAST road to recovery!!!!….. (I hope)

CHRISTY PRIOR BRAKES HERSELF OFF!!…. March 8, 2010 by Christy Prior (Snowboarder)

Let me rephrase that….. EXPLODED COLLAR BONE!! oh, o…. check these out!!

This is what eventuates when you don’t make the right call dropping into a jump…  after getting put off by a skier coming across my side of the drop in causing me to swerve and take a different line then I’m used too off the take off I decided to continue and hit it anyway…. bad move… heels slip out in front of me and after not being able to bring my super corked maneuver back to my feet, instead I land on my neck/shoulders on the knuckle…. not fun… Check out the rest of the pics below…

Living the life!! Boom! February 26, 2010 by Christy Prior (Snowboarder)

Here’s a few pics of what I’ve been up to lately in Canada…bears, burgers and bluebird skys… I also have some comps coming up next weekend so I’ll let you know how I get on with them…

Here’s the beautiful panarama view at Sunshine (one of the mountains we are riding at here in Banff, Canada!!)

‘Billabong Flaunt It’ poduim finish in Banff, Canada!! February 17, 2010 by Christy Prior (Snowboarder)

So- I made it to Banff, Alberta in Canada and wow what a place!!  The vibe is like a mix somewhere between Wanaka (NZ) and Queenstown (NZ) and I LOVE IT!! People are amazing, surroundings are breath taking and the mountains definitely hold there own that’s for sure!!

Had my first comp last week which was the Norquay rail jam that runs throughout the season which was my first win  but last Saturday the 13th we had the Billabong Flaunt it ALL GIRLS tour come right to our door step again at Mt Norquay and here are some pic’s courtesy of photographers Katherine Calnan and Jan Davies……

Weather prevailed nicely and the snow and cloud predicted kindly gave way to a HOT, sunny day!!  No matter what happened it was going to be a great day!!

Billabong Flaunt It consists of a slopestyle and a rail jam all in one day and is one of the funnest events I’ve done yet- I just love jam format (can have as many runs as you like in a certain amount of time, best run wins)

Check out the rest of the pics below…

BIG thank you and quick update… January 26, 2010 by Christy Prior (Snowboarder)

Hello all….

The count down is on-7days to go!!

Just want to say a  big BIG thank you to all my sponsors, business’s and everyone else that have helped me out with my fundraising to get myself back training on the snow in Canada through our summer, especially Mountain Dew, Helensville fitness centre,  Tasman Horse Rides in Parakai, my boyfriend Jamie and of course my family (I’ll hire you again!! ) It’s been successful.

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