Name: Caroline Beliard
Sponsors: O’Neill, Hammer, Smith, DC Shoes, Kiuu, Lune de Miel.
Briefly describe yourself… I am a French professional snowboarder, I am 23 years old. My hobby is my sport, that’s what I like to do the most, maybe a little surf session as well – I am getting more and more into surfing. I like to listen to music, see my friends and eat good food.
Talk us through your average day… First and most important: breakfast is the meal I enjoy the most, I can’t go through a day without it. Then if it’s winter I’ll go to ride all day, or when it’s not the season I do a lot of sport, then answer my emails, make few phone calls and chill.
How long have you been riding? 8 years
Best achievement: HP French champion ’05, winner of Taravana Freestyle ’05 and 2nd in the O’Neill Pro Freestyle ’06.
Best trick: Frontside 7 (kicker) and mc twist.
Biggest rush: Last june, when I managed to deal with my knee injury, my exams and the making of snowhite movie!
Scariest moment: Car crash.
Favourite riders: Morgan Lefaucheur, Sylvain Bourbousson, Math Crepel.
Favourite place to ride and why: Les Portes du Soleil in France , there is a good park and lot of backountry stuff.
What essential items do you pack in your suitcase for a trip? My computer and my digital camera.
Top 3 tunes: Anything by Blondie, Fugees or Aretha Franklin.
How do you stay in shape? On top of snowboarding I’m doing a lot of sport (mountainbiking, surfing, hiking…)
Top training tip: 50km of cycling, 1 hour of swimming.
Favourite foods: Anything Italian.
Must-have beauty product: Elizabeth Arden 8-hour cream.
Beauty tip: Keep it natural.
Favourite clothing brands: Miu Miu
Fashion tip: Belts are the best accessory.
Which celeb’s style do you admire? Lindsay Lohan.
Favourite quote: Have fun!
Before I die I want to: Visit every country in the world!