Polina Iodis, singer and surfer
Polina Iodis is a Russian singer and sportswoman, first soloist of the famous Russian female pop group Blestyashchie (1995-1998).
Polina was born on December 12, 1978 in Moscow. Since her childhood the girl was interested in extreme kinds of sports.
When Polina graduated from the secondary school, she chose a profession of a lawyer. But two years later she started touring with Blestyashchie and had to abandon her studies.
Shortly after the second album Polina left the group, and (married or dated) filmmaker Vlad Opelyance.
After leaving the group, Iodis studied architecture, graduating from the Institute of Free Arts and Sciences.
In 2003, on the island of Bali, Polina began surfing.
In 2004, together with Vasily Kovalev, Iodis worked on the program Dastupniy (Affordable) Extreme on MTV Russia.
Now Polina works for www.ride4fun.ru, organizing events, professional photographs, writing articles for various publications and making films on the extreme kinds of sports.