Tina Basich

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Tina Basich (born 29 Juin 1969) is an American snawbuirder, oreeginally frae Sacramento, Californie.

Career[eedit | eedit soorce]

Basich began snawbuirdin in 1986, when the sport wis still new. She is notit for winnin a variety o competitions frae the 1980s onward, an for helpin in the design o ooterwear an snawbuirds for women, includin ane o the first women's pro-models for Sims Snowboard.

Achievements[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • First woman tae successfully land a backside 720 in competition (at the 1998 Winter X Games Big Air)
  • Shares the title o haein first women's pro-model board wi Shannon Dunn-Downing
  • Wis ane o the foonders o Boarding for Breast Cancer
  • Broke her richt fibula tryin a 720 at Mammoth
  • Hostit girl action sports TV show GKA
  • Autobiography: "Pretty Good for a Girl" details her snawbuirdin career
  • Opened a shop in her hametown cawed My Favorite Things
  • Briefly datit Dave Grohl

Competition history[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • 2000 G Shock Air an Style - Corner Challenge - 4t
  • 2000 Sims Invitational Warld Snowboard Championships - Whistler = Big Air - 2nt
  • 1999 Boarding for Breast Cancer - Big Air - 1st
  • 1998 Winter X Games - Snawbuird Big Air - 1st
  • 1998 Winter X Games - Snawbuird Slopestyle - 6t
  • 1997 Winter X Games Snowboard Big Air - 3rd
  • 1997 ESPN Freeride - Aspen - Big Air - 1st
  • 1997 King of the Hill - Extreme - 2nt
  • 1997 US Open - Halfpipe - 2nt

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

Shred Betties Interview with Tina Basich, 23 Mey 2008, archived frae the original on 24 September 2008, retrieved 6 Juin 2008

ESPN Tina Basich Athlete Bio, 2007, retrieved 6 Juin 2008

Powderroom Interview with Tina Basich, retrieved 6 Juin 2008[deid airtin]