Elena Hight

Elena Hight

Home Mountain?

Squaw Valley 

Hometown?

Lake Tahoe

Name a person who inspires you to be a better rider?

Jeremy Jones.

Breakfast of champions?

Smoothies!

Favorite chairlift and why?

I love the single person chairlifts in Japan... just because of the novelty.

The most interesting thing you’ve read or seen this year? (books, podcasts, TV shows)

SO MANY! - Taste of Power by Elaine Brown. 

Ideal down day?

Hot springs!

Fictitious character you most identify with from a book, movie, etc. and why?

Catniss from Hunger Games.

Favorite classic snowboard film and why?

Subjekt Haakonsen because it was a turning point and way before its time in the snowboard film world.

Highlight memory from filming with WME for this year's film?

The polar plunge in Antartica!

How do you think the year 2020 will shape the future of snowboarding?

I hope that this year makes skiers and snowboarders appreciate sliding down hills that much more for the simple joy it brings.

Gear you are loving right now, on or off the ski slopes, and why? 

CLIF Bar coffee infused bars. They are my GO TO for all activity days.

What is your vision for the future of snowboarding?

I hope that in the coming years the ski and snowboard industry becomes more diverse and welcoming for all. It's such a special sport and I hope that more people are able to participate and enjoy it.

What is a cause you care about that you'd love to share with the Warren Miller audience?

STOKED mentoring is a great organization working to mentor and get under privileged kids into the outdoors through board sports.

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