Big Bear, Ca, March 2, 2011, 4:00pm – Eleven-year-old Drayden Gardner will be competing at the United States of America Snowboarding Association’s Nationals this April, and needs your help to get there.  National’s will be held April 1st to April 9th in Copper Mountain, Colorado.  This will be Drayden’s 4th time at Nationals, where the past three years, he has placed in the top 10, and this year hopes to make the podium.  Drayden who has been snowboarding since the age of 2, competes in the half pipe, slalom, giant slalom, slope style and boarder cross.  His favorite competitions are slope style and the half pipe, where he can do tricks such as the front side 540 cork where he completes a 540 degree turn while rotating in a cork screw manner.  While Drayden has many product sponsors, he is in need of financial sponsorship to get him to nationals.  To help out, or for more information, call mother Holly Gardner at 909- 261-2486. 

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