Mary Osborne Interview

Name: Mary Carmel Osborne

Age: 24

From: Ventura, CA

Sponsors: Patagonia, Etnies, Freestyle, Angel Eyewear, Wet n Wild cosmetics, Robert August surfboards, Sex Wax, Betty Belts,

Describe yourself: I’m professional longboarder. I work very closely with all my sponsors as well as write for various magazines.

Talk us through your average day… When home in Ventura, I wake up, have coffee, check waves, surf, do something active, check emails, go into Patagonia, work on projects, surf again or check surf… dinner then sleep…its pretty simple.

How long have you been riding?Since I was 14. I was raised on the beach in Ventura as a child so I have been in and out of the water since I was young.

Best achievement: I have achieved so many personal goals already, the Sister Surfer book I co-authored was a huge accomplishment.

Best trick: Noseriding.

Biggest rush: Barrel riding.

Scariest moment: Reef rash.

Favorite riders: So many good ones..

Favorite place to ride and why: I love Ventura because its where I grew up and my friends are all in the water.

What essential items do you pack in your suitcase for a trip? ipod, Shiseido sunscreen, journal.

Top 3 tunes: I listen to everything!

How do you stay in shape? I run and take part in anything active. I train with a trainer from

Top training tip: balancing lots of balancing work!

Favorite foods: I love vegetables.

Must-have beauty product: Lipgloss… now that I am sponsored by Wet n Wild I am using their lipgloss with sunscreen which is a great protectant from the sun and still looks good.

Beauty tip: Lots of face lotion with suncreen to protect your face. I also always wear a hat – I don’t want wrinkles!

Favorite clothing brands: Patagonia, etnies cute shoes, Seven jeans.

Fashion tip: I don’t have any good tips but I love a good pair of sexy high heels when going out.

Which celeb’s style do you admire? They all have way better style than I will ever have!

Favorite quote: Live life like it’s your last day alive.

Before I die I want to: Have a family with beautiful kids.

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