Ambassador for the Americas!
Rob KINGWILL is a pro snowboarder from Jackson Hole, WY. His nickname is KINGER. His sponsors include: Burton Snowboards, LLBean, AVALON7, Smith, Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, GoPro, Pro Standard, Bluebird Wax and the WYPY.
As a pro-snowboarder, Rob has been a very successful halfpipe competitor, winning the US Open in 1998, as well as several World Cups and Grand Prixs. He has podiumed at the Xgames, Gravity Games, World Championships, Mt Baker Banked Slalom, Vans Cup, Grand Prix, and US Open, and was on the US Snowboard team for 8 years.
Rob is now a full time freerider and big mountain competitor. He has found success in that direction as well, winning the North Face Masters in Aleyeska, AK and coming second at the King of the Hill in Valdez, AK.
Off the snow, Rob founded AVALON7, an adventure accessories brand rooted in Adventure, Optimism and the Art of Continual Improvement. AVALON7 specializes in face shields for snowboarding. He is the owner/ operator as well as the principle artist. In addition, he is the founder of the nonprofit The Futurepositiv Project, which focuses on activating youth in the outdoors through snowboarding. www.avalon7.co www.futurepositiv.org
Rob has also coached at summer snowboard camps for over 20 years, including as head snowboard coach at the Camp of Champions in Whistler, BC.