Virginie Faivre Interview

I’m a pro skier, so I ski almost 8 months a year. And the rest of my time, I spend it with my boyfriend, my friends and my family. I like to bike and play tennis during the summer time. In the winter, I make my own beanies ( I crochet). I’m building websites right now, so I spent lots of time on my computer…

Age: 23

From: Switzerland

Sponsors: O’Neill, Rossignol, Oakley and Giro.

Talk us through your average day… Every day is different!

How long have you been riding? Since I was 2 years old.

Best achievement: Winning the slopestyle of the European Open.

Best trick: Switch alley-oop 540.

Biggest rush: Taking part in the X-Games

Favourite riders: Michelle Parker, Candide Thovex and Tanner Hall.

Favourite place to ride and why: Whistler, for the diversity of the terrain and the amount of snow.

What essential items do you pack in your suitcase for a trip? My passport, my computer, my Ipod, my camera, and so many other things…

Top 3 tunes: Damian Marley ft Nas – Road to Zion (Album: Welcome to Jamrock); Turbulence – I told you (Gloria riddim); Turbulence – Blood dem out (Album: Triumphantly)

How do you stay in shape? I train…

Top training tip: Do it everyday!

Favourite foods: Homey food

Must-have beauty product: Cream

Beauty tip: Be yourself

Favourite clothing brands: O’Neill

Fashion tip: The bandana is so hot right now.

Before I die I want to: Live a long life.


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