Like Annie Boulanger and Victoria Jealouse, Marie-France Roy blasted her way onto the filming scene and has solidly stood her ground as a backcountry dominator. She secured full parts early on with Rome and Red Bull at just the right time – sponsors were finally beginning to see the merit in women solely riding backcountry, an area they’d previously written off as “un-marketable”.
We were lucky enough to interview Marie-France in this month’s issue about her backcountry career. She’s got a real soulful attitude to riding and passion for raising awareness about saving the environment. Plus she takes on rails just as easily as 30ft cliff drops and monster lines. Just check out 1.13 onwards.