Name: Leila (Reira) Iwabuchi
Hometown: Ichinoseki, Japan.
Home mountain: Nekoma, Getto (rad powder riding!)
Started riding: At age 4 with my dad.
First competition: Elementary school 1st grade, raced some gates.
Training: I usually work on new jump tricks at Tohoku Quest before taking them to snow.
Favourite Trick: Frontside 540 underflip.
Best places to ride: Happo One (Nagano), Tsugaike Kogen (Nagano), Getto (Iwate)
Why I snowboard: Freeriding is fun, and I really like riding park. I guess I just love snowboarding.