Marie-France Roy Interview

Name: Marie-France Roy

Age: 22

From: Charlevoix, Quebec and moved to Whistler 3 years ago.

Sponsors: Rome, Oakley, Redbull, Solo Mobile, Thirty-two, Etnies, Whistler-Blackcomb resort and Empire Boardshop.

Briefly describe yourself… When I’m not snowboarding, I really enjoy spending time in nature, going mountain biking, skateboarding, pick up shells on the beach. Later I will probably use my degree in Applied Ecology to be some kind of biologist or environmentalist.

Talk us through your average day… Waking up at whatever time depending of where I am, breakfast, meet up with some friends, riding until 2 or 3 and then go down, get changed and hang out some more.

How long have you been riding? 11 years

Best achievement:Being happy

Biggest rush:Men’s Superpark

Scariest moment: When you’re in the air on a big booter and you know that you won’t clear it or will overshoot it.

Favourite riders: My brothers or anybody on the hill that looks like they’re having fun.

Favourite place to ride and why: Whistler because it’s home and its so good there. However, I love to get to travel everywhere.

Top 3 tunes: The owls go (Architechture in Helsinki), Walking after midnight (Pasty Cline), some Arcade Fire.

How do you stay in shape? I try to go biking during my off season or do other sports. I know it’s bad but I just hate to be inside in a gym.

Top training tip: Do something you enjoy and keeps you in shape. That’s why I have never go to the gym.

Favourite foods: Seafood, Italian, strawberry pies and milk.

Must-have beauty product:I don’t really care.

Beauty tip: Be natural, be yourself.

Favourite clothing brands: Oakley

Fashion tip: I’m not really good at those. I just go with the flow.

Which celeb’s style do you admire? I’d say Gwen Stefanie.

Favourite quote: Aime davantage la vie, le bonheur sera la récompense.

Before I die I want to: Build a quiet, small, sustainable house not too far from the ocean somewhere and have a little family.


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