Polina Naumova

This Russian rider inspired us with her video series on Vimeo.  Looking forward to what comes next!

Name: Polina Naumova
Birthday: October 1st
Home mountain: Little Town, Siberia
Home town: Krasnoyarsk
Currently resides: Krasnoyarsk, the best place in the world
Sponsors: Boardshop44, Dinosaurs Will Die, Sandbox, Amplifi, Romp, Jslv
Competition results: I’ve done a few local and nearby resorts contests, 3rd, 2nd and 1st smile
Shout outs: Big one to the universe and back, and to all my homies 

What are five things you’re thankful for this winter?
My so bomb DWD board
Super snowy weather
Instant karma and life lessons
Canadian Embassy which refused my visa (that’s why I’m still enjoying my home place)

What are your plans for the upcoming season?
I’d like to do more street jams, and do everything immediately. I’d also like to go on a couple of groovy trips to different resorts, share more smiles and laughing while riding, and fall in love.

What is something that you would change about the snowboard industry if you could?
I’d probably tell people to forget about money and sportive competitions and think only about peace and love when going to a spot.

What advice do you have for girls who are about to try snowboarding for the first time this season?
When you’re riding try to feel like you’re on the best dope ever invented, than snowboarding is absolutely your thing.

Competitions or filming?
100% filming.

Who influences you in snowboarding?
RK1, Joint family.

When it comes to snowboarding, describe your attitude.
Grateful and love filled.

Best road trip you’ve been on?
My summer trip to Moscow alone. I met my current sponsor and realized that I can endlessly walk under the pouring rain in an unknown big city for 2 days, with nowhere to sleep or anything to eat and be happy.

Pre snowboard ritual?
Coffee coffee coffee smile

Off the hill, we could find you…
In the skatepark, in the forest near the fire, or in a smoky haze of shisha.

Pirates or ninjas?

Favorite ice cream?
Orange flavour

Shred tunes:
Jimi Hendrix 
Beastie boys
Alai Oli
Wyclef Jean
Rolling Stones

Who is your celebrity crush?
Mark Andronov

If you could have a superpower what would it be?
An ability not to be jealous.

What’s your sign?

Why do you think Shred Betties is important to women’s snowboarding?
Shred Betties is inspiring and motivating to girls. It portrays a friendly attitude, one that snowboarders should feel. 

Posted by Kelly Vance on 09/18/14

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