Shanna Anderson, Snowboard/Wake Skate/Yogi (UT

May 26, 2017

Shanna Anderson, Snowboard/Wake Skate/Yogi (UT

Shanna Anderson - Snowboard/Wake Skate/Yogi - Utah, USA


 

Your Age: 21

Your Location (where do you ride mostly): Utah

Weapon(s) of choice: Wakeskate

What’s an average day for you like? Wake up, workout, make a healthy breakfast, go to work, get off and shred with my hubby!

What is the most difficult part of your activity/sports for a beginner? The easiest? Just getting the guts to get out there and not be afraid of injuries. ---- Letting everything go and getting back to the fun and play of just shredding.

What is the best and worst thing about being female in your sport? Creating a community of support through unity with other girls. The worst. Being told you can't do something because you are a girl.

What would you like to see change in your sport to make it better for you and other female athletes? More accessibility for all, more snow teams in schools, cheaper lift tickets for locals.

Besides your ability and style factor as an athlete, how would you describe your personal style? Bohemian with a twist of punk. And... I love the color black ???

What are your favorite brands/designers for your sports apparel and for stepping out? Burton - Volcom - Patagonia - Lululemon

Let’s hear your thoughts on how important looking good is to feeling good. “Being” your personal best? I think they go hand in hand, embracing who you are, and showcasing that to the world in a positive and uplifting way. Of course you will feel good. You are being your authentic self.

How dangerous do you really think your sport is compared to what people do in their regular activities? Very haha!

I bet in your experience you have seen some crazy crashes. Describe one. My husband flew off of his dirt bike off a dune hill, into lava rock and almost slit the artery in his neck.

What usually gets people hooked on your activity/sport? Trying it and encouragement.

What is your favorite trick? 360 on a wakeskate.

Do you own any other toys?  Snowboard, running shoes, paddleboard.

What gets you pumped up for the day? A good playlist and workout.

What are three things you could not live without? My husband and family - Pets - Healthy food and spring water.

What are your expectations for this activity/sport? To compete, exceed and have fun. 

Who have been your biggest supporters in getting you to where you are now? My husband, my friend Megan, and my mom and step dad Cody.

Who’s your favorite rider/shooter (photo/video)? Jamie Anderson


What do you do in your spare time when you’re not riding/shooting/competing? Watch Dexter/Buffy, spend time with the hubby, cook healthy food.

How about in the off season to stay in shape? Gym time and weight lifting. 

What is your biggest goal to accomplish this/next season? Get out more and compete.

 

What’s your favorite “way” to ride? Behind my dad's boat.

Favorite conditions? Blue Powder, sunny skies.

Where would be your biggest dream place to ride and why? Whistler Canada, it is BEAUTIFUL

What song(s) do you listen to while riding that puts you in the zone? The chainsmokers, tech n9ne, gangsta rap, m83, the naked and famous

What turned you on to your sport? My parents.

Any new tricks you’re working on? Jumps!!

What’s the coolest thing you’ve ever done in your sport? Wakeskated the canals at Lake Powell.

What other extreme/action sports are you into? Mountain biking, paddleboarding.

If extreme/action sports didn’t exist, what would you be doing with all the free time you’d have? Gardening.

What’s your favorite board/bike/sled to ride and why? My catalyst wakeskate ?  first one I ever tried out. 

What’s the trick to riding features and not killing yourself? Commitment. Follow through

How would you describe your riding style? Playful, Daring, inventive

What would you say is your signature trick? Seated 360 (squatted) 

Favorite drink of choice to refresh yourself after a long day of riding/shooting? AGUA!

What do you want to be when you "grow up"? Pro wakeskater ???

Any of your own web pages or social media buttons you want links to? Youtube, Vimeo, FB, Instagram, Twitter etc. etc.

@shanna_andersoyoga

 



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