Oriane Bérard Interview

Name: Oriane Bérard.

Age: 19 years old.

From: La Plagne, France.

Sponsors: Rip Curl, Giro and Scott soon.

Describe yourself: Most of the time I love to go out with my friends when I’m not riding and when I’m alone I listen to music. I pratice sports like tennis and moutain biking too.

Talk us through your average day… My favourite days are winter sunny days with good friends and a really good park to ride.

How long have you been riding? I’ve been skiing since I was able to walk but I’ve only practiced freestyle skiing since Winter 2005/2006.

Best achievement: First at a slopestyle comp.

Best trick: Cork 3 on tables and cork 5 in the pipe.

Biggest rush: Bouygues Telecom Freestyle Tour

Scariest moment: When I nearly broke my jaw this summer at les2Alpes, it was quite worrying.

Favourite riders: Tanner Hall, JF Houle, Michelle Parker, Vanessa Coletta, Fabien Maierhofer and Antoine Diet

Favourite place to ride and why: Les 2Alpes in summer because of it’s sick park.

What essential items do you pack in your suitcase for a trip? My skis!!! My lil soft toy (ha ha!) and my computer.

Top 3 tunes: Blood dem out by Turbulence; G-Code by Gheto Boys; What you know by T.I.

How do you stay in shape? By practicing sports, going out and sleeping!

Top training tip: Drink lots of water.

Favourite foods: French ones – nothing better that french cheese!

Must-have beauty product: Body Cocoon body cream by Garnier … so sweet.

Beauty tip: Drink water and don’t smoke, that’s all.

Favourite clothing brands: Volcom, Rip Curl and Dim

Fashion tip: I’m not a fashion queen so wear what you want no matter!

Which celeb’s style do you admire? Michelle Parker.

Favourite quote: “sweeeeeeeeet!”

Before I die I want to: Eat some “Poutine” made by JF, go to USA and Québec, do the X-Games and the US Open, be a pro-rider, play golf well and have five children.


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