Smith announced that Australian-based big air and slopestyle snowboarder, Tess Coady, was added to its global snow team. The multi-year partnership was facilitated by Smith Australia.

Raised in St. Kilda, Australia, Coady, a lifer in the sport, earned gold at the 2022 LAAX Open Slopestyle, bronze finalist at the 2021 World Championships Slopestyle, and gold medalist and three-time bronze medalist in Slopestyle World Cup. She was a 2018 Australian Olympic team member and a contender for the upcoming 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing.

“Tess brings a truly unique style, personality, and flare to snowboarding that keeps us on the edge of our seats before she drops into each run. This x-factor mixed with her pure love for the sport is infectious. We’re thrilled to introduce Tess as a member of the global Smith team and proud to have her passion and talent representing female athletes in Australia and around the world” said Thomas Edgar, Smith marketing manager, Australia.

For competitions and everyday riding, Coady wears Smith’s Squad MAG goggles with its Maze or Code helmet. Off the hill, she wears Smith’s Wildcat sunglasses and Eastbank Core sunglasses.

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