Riley Rivera

Name: Riley Rivera
Home town: Montclair, Ca
Currently resides: at home
Shout Outs: My mom, dad, Papa, sisters, and my coaches. 

What are five things you’re thankful for?
I’m thankful for my family, my health, my coaches, my snowboarding friends, and for my life.

What are your spring riding/post-nationals plans?
I plan on going skateboarding, wake boarding and training for next season. I also hope to go
to a snowboard camp this summer.

What do you see yourself doing with snowboarding five years from now?
Five years from now I plan to continue competing in snowboarding, hopefully in big comps such as the Rev Tour.

What advice do you have for girls your age who are about to try snowboarding for the first time?
I would tell them not to give up. You will fall many times, but once you get the hang of it, you’ll Love it! Do not let
anyone tell you that you can’t do it.

What competitions do you hope to participate in one day?
OLYMPICS, X Games, Dew Tour, Rev Tour. 

Who influences you in snowboarding?
My friend Chloe Kim, Olympians Jamie Anderson & Torah Bright, and all the Shred Bettie snowboarders.

When it comes to snowboarding, describe your attitude.
Words that describe my attitude towards snowboarding are: determined, awesomeness, and motivated. When I’m on the snow, I’m motivated and determined to land new
tricks. I think snowboarding is awesome. I love snowboarding so much. It is a major part of my life.

Dream snowboard trip?
My dream snowboard trip would be to travel all around the world, mountain to mountain with my my family.

Pre shred ritual?
While getting ready I listen to certain songs that get me in the zone. I won’t say which ones, but most are from the 80’s.

When you’re not snowboarding we could find you…
At home studying to make sure that I stay on Principal’s Honor Roll. If I’m not studying, I’m at the
skatepark or at the river with my friend Allie.

Pirates or ninjas? Ninjas of course…
I like them because they are stealth.

Favorite ice cream?

I love to listen to alternative rock and 80’s music.

Who is your celebrity crush?

If you could have a superpower what would it be?
I would like to have Jedi mind control and I would like to be able to fly.

What’s your sign?
I’m a Cancer

Tell us what it means to you to be a part of Shred Betties.
I think it is awesome to be part of the Shred Bettie team. I love the idea of
girls supporting other girl snowboarders. It means a lot to me because I get
to hang out with other girls that share the same interests.

Posted by Kelly Vance on 11/03/15

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