Pat Moore, The Newest Addition to Vans Snow Team

Posted By: The Ski Channel on February 1, 2013 1:13 pm

Pat Moore

Vans is happy to announce the addition of uniquely talented, all-terrain snowboarder Pat Moore to the global Vans Snow Team. Pat joined the Vans team and friends for a chest-deep powder trip to Silverton to celebrate Vans' 20 years in snow earlier this week.

When asked about the addition, Pat said, “Being here in Silverton for Vans' 20th anniversary in snow is such a humbling experience. Vans' passion and commitment to sick product and the snowboard lifestyle has spanned nearly my entire life. In the last 20 years, Vans has sponsored some of the most influential snowboarders in the world, from Jamie Lynn, Palmer, Sean Johnson to the new legends like Mark Landvik. I'm honored to be a part of a team that holds such a legacy. From your first pair of skate shoes to your all mountain snowboard boot, Vans is the original. Stay classic.”

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p>A fixture on the snow scene for more than a decade and described as “an all-terrain destroyer” in the 2013 Snowboarder Rider of the Year issue, Pat placed in the Top 10 for the fourth time. Pat is renowned for his big video parts in films such as That's It, That's All and the Art of Flight that are diverse with all types of snowboarding from urbain rail riding to backcountry lines. This year, he is the ONLY rider to compete in both X Games video contests, Real Snow and Real Snow Backcountry. Pat placed 3rd in the Real Snow contest last year.

“We're honored to add a rider of the stature of Pat Moore to the Vans roster,” said Vans Action Sports Director Peter Dericks. “Not only is Pat a sick rider, but his humble, down-to-earth approach fits perfectly with the rest of the team's personality while raising the bar for our entire snow program.”

Although Pat's riding is big, it's also unbiased as he prides himself in saying, “I dont' care what I'm riding, as long as I'm having a good time with my friends.”

In addition to Vans, Pat is sponsored by Volcom, Red Bull, Electric Visual, Squaw Valley, Eastern Boarder, Crab Grab and Haul Ass Wax.

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