Austin Smith


Austin Smith - Snowboarder


Raised in the Pacific Northwest, Austin realized pretty early on that snowboarding was what he wanted to do.

Originally from Bellingham, WA, Austin moved with his family to Bend, Oregon as a teenager and has been calling Mt. Bachelor his home mountain ever since.

When he’s not riding professionally, filming snowboarding movies or traveling the globe searching for the best snow, you'll find Austin promoting Drink Water, which he co-founded with good friend Bryan Fox. Together they encourage people, especially kids, to ditch the energy drinks they don’t need and grab a glass of water, then donate the proceeds to



See Austin featured in our When in Roam web series:


Tour de Corduroy

Follow Smartwool athlete and pro snowboarder Austin Smith on his journey from “would my single speed be OK for a 350-mile ride?” to seasoned cycling veteran in a matter of 4 days.

Watch Episode 4 >

Surfing Tofino

See Austin Smith join fellow Smartwool athlete and ultrarunner Paul Hamilton as he traded in his running shoes for a wetsuit and surfboard in Tofino, British Columbia.

Watch Episode 6 >

From Steelheads to Steeps

Follow the journey of Smartwool snowboarder Curtis Ciszek and his buddies Austin Smith and Bryan Fox as they transition from fall fishing for steelheads in the Pacific Northwest to snowboarding the steeps of Retallack in British Columbia.

Watch Episode 7 >