Laura Hill Interview

Name: Laura Hill

Age: 21

From: Gloucestershire, UK.

Sponsors: DC, Capita, Union, Coal.

Describe yourself: An obsessed snowboarder, student, waitress and shop girl. I’m 21, lived in Munich for nine years and there’s no bigger fan of Swedish electropop.

Talk us through your average day… At the moment it entails a big bowl of porridge, a drive and a hitch up the road to snowpark, riding the pipe and jumps in the morning then jibbing in the afternoon. If there’s any energy left we’ll head for a skate or a drink in Wanaka, New Zealand.

How long have you been riding? 5 years

Best trick: Rock to fakie on real rocks.

Biggest rush: Hitting big jumps

Scariest moment: Driving down the snowpark road with local boys in fast cars.

Favourite riders: Travis Parker, David Benedek, Hampus Mossesson.

Favourite place to ride and why: Snowpark, Castleford or Mammoth, anywhere with a fun park.

Top 3 tunes: Pet Cemetary – The Ramones; Mint Car – The Cure; PS Exclusive – Life Without Buildings.

How do you stay in shape? Snowboarding, climbing, skating, frisbee.

Top training tip: Ride with people who are better than you.

Favourite foods: Chocolate brownies!

Must-have beauty product: Nivea for sunburn.

Beauty tip: Wear suncream.

Favourite clothing brands: Anything long and stripey is good.

Fashion tip: Odd socks make you interesting.

Which celeb’s style do you admire? AJ Hackett

Favourite quote: Always, wait no, never go out in a blizzard.

Before I die I want to: Hang out with penguins.


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