Caroline Beliard Interview

Name: Caroline Beliard

Age: 23

From: Pyrennees

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!


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