I'm a snowboarder and not a competitor. Over the past two decades it's challenged the best big-wave surfers in the world, including the break's pioneer Laird Hamilton. She was 18 years old, and she beat out about 48, people to become eligible for one of the 2, or so spots in the She also likes to paint and raise baby hummingbirds. That time Freeskier asked a world champion to pose in a bikin. The power of social media cannot be underestimated.
Women athletes across multiple sports have voiced their frustrations and asked for change from the industry they operated within.
This woman is challenging the stereotypes of extreme sport
Women athletes across multiple sports have voiced their frustrations and asked for change from the industry they operated within. She has more boardercross wins than any other athlete. The Chainsmokers return to X Games. Although she still competes, her focus lately has been on filming -- she's shot with Teton Gravity Research and inshe produced her own women's ski film, "Say My Name. From toTorah Bright won four X Games Aspen SuperPipe medals in a row -- two gold and two silver -- and then went on to win gold at the Olympics. After nearly losing her life in a big-wave surfing accident on the unruly break in Nazare, Portugal, in OctoberMaya Gabeira is on the mend and she's intent on riding surf of unusual size and power again.