July 26, 1993
Born in Japan, Haruna Matsumoto always new she would become a snowboarder. At age 24, she stepped on the second step of the Women’s Halfpipe podium at the 2017 World Championships. A year later, she represented her country at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, ranking 6th, the highest among Japanese athletes.
In 2020, Haruna won the bronze medal at the X-Games and the silver medal at the US open.
Next up? The 2022 Winter Olympics.
Q&A WITH HARUNA:
Favorite place to travel? I love traveling. I really love Okinawa and I hope to go to Hawaii someday!
Best moment in your career? When a lot of people supported me and I got the best results!
Favorite things to do when you’re not riding? I like to cook and try new foods. I also love being by the sea!
Fashion essentials? ROXY's design is always cute! You can be happy just by wearing it.
Favorite moment with ROXY? Wearing ROXY snow wear is always a pleasure and riding with such a strong team of women makes me feel extra proud.