Skateboarding is a game which makes the heart race and rush adrenaline. It is an amazing game, which requires the skateboarder to perform tricks that are exceptionally brilliant with the use of skateboard, which will leave you wondering, that how did he or she made it possible. It is a form of recreational activity, where skateboarders have the chance to create and explore through various tricks. Below is the list of top 10 best professional female skateboarders of all time.
10 Letícia Bufoni
Letícia Bufoni is a professional Brazilian street skateboard, born on 13th April, 1993, age 24, in Brazil. She started skating by the age of 9, and she got her very first skateboard by the age of 11, which her grandmother gifted her. When she was of 14 years, she went to Southern California, where she practiced a trick at Element Skate camp. If she succeeded with that, her father would allow her to stay in Southern California, and she definitely did, along with this she also got sponsored. She has won the number one street skateboarder in women title by the Skate World Cup, that too for four consecutive years from 2010 to 2013. She has won two gold medals in X games in 2013.
9 Erica Nicole Madrid
She is known to be one of the best skateboarder. She started with gymnastics by the age of 2 years, which is quite interesting. She continued gymnastics till 15 years, and has won national, regional, and state meets. She then started being interested in skateboarding, which was a hobby at first. She is the first skateboarder to pull the inward flyaway laché, and has planned to call it the Madrid, after her own name.
8 Vanessa Torres
Vanessa Torres, is a skateboarder professionally, born on 17th July, 1986, in California, U.S. She is one of the best and top most women skateboarding champion in world. She has been featured in many of the skateboarding videos like Getting Nowhere Faster and AKA: Girl Skater. Also she has appeared in Proving Ground video game by Tony Hawk. She has won gold medal in X Game, and street course in first of X Games.
7 Lyn-Z Adams Hawkins
Lyn-Z short for Lyndsey, is a professional American skateboarder, born on 21st September, 1989, in California, United States. She has won three gold, one bronze, and four silver medals in X Games. By the age of 6, she began skateboarding and surfing, being a very athletic child. She got interested in skateboarding, when Tyler her brother, got her Encinitas YMCA’s membership. She is also good at playing baseball, soccer, basketball, and gymnastics. Along with this she is a keen snowboarder as well, and has entered many snowboarding competitions.
6 Patti McGee
Patti McGee, is a Skateboard Champion, born on 23rd August, 1945. She is a National Champion in Skateboarding, in the year 1965. Her brother had built her very first skateboard, in a wood shop, which was surprisingly from her shoe skate. BunBuster was her next skateboard, on which she had set a world record in being the fastest woman skateboarder, which was at 47 mph. She is also known to be the first professional female skateboarder, and she used to be paid by Hobie Pak to travel as well as demonstrate Hobie Skateboard. In skateboarding, she is known to be the most influential female, and was honored with this title.
5 Kate Shengeliya
Kate Shengeliya, is a Russian professional skateboarder, age 25. She is one of the deserving skateboarder on this list, who has a global ranking of 2179th overall. She is a gifted and natural skateboarder, and pretty good at it. Many of the sponsors have been chasing her, for her amazing talent. Some prominent sponsors are Baby G, 69 Slam, Skate Bag, Go Pro, Nike, and so on. At such age she has achieved quite some success.
4 Lacey Baker
Lacey Baker, is a professional American skateboarder, born on 24th November, 1991, age 25, in California. She has won one gold, two silver, and two bronze medals in the X Games. She started skateboarding by the age of 5 years, but her main focus on it began when she was of 11 years. When she did the kickflip, she felt proud at that time the most. She is one of the best skateboarders in female.
3 Elissa Steamer
Elissa Steamer, is a professional American skateboarder, born on 31st July, 1975, age 42, in Florida, United States. She is known to be first woman to attain the status of professional skateboarder in history. She has won four gold, one silver, and one bronze medals in X Games. She has also appeared in Tony Hawk’s video games, and was the first woman to be in it. She is one of the best professional skateboarder of all time.
2 Lizzie Armanto
Lizzie Armanto, is a professional American skateboarder, born on 26th January, 1993, age 24, in California, United States. In the year 2007, she began skating along with her brother, through which she gradually became a skateboarding enthusiast. She has won gold in X Games, in the first ever event of Skateboard Park for women, in Barcelona. She has a huge following on social sites as well, and is beautiful. She is also a big time foodie, so when she isn’t skateboarding she is trying different cuisines.
1 Alana Smith
She is one of the most accomplished skateboarder, who is the youngest skateboarder to will a medal in X games, and for this she is known to be the Guinness World Record holder. Born on 20th October, 2000, in Arizona, is one of the best professional skateboarder. She began skating by the age of 7 years and hasn’t looked back ever since.
Skateboarding like many other sport, doesn’t lack the touch of feminine existence, which has been influenced and shaped by many of the female skateboarders. So check out for yourself, whom you find the best among this top 10 best professional female skateboarders, as they are truly inspiring, and one of a kind.
Top 10 Best Professional Female Skateboarders
- Letícia Bufoni
- Erica Nicole Madrid
- Vanessa Torres
- Lyn-Z Adams Hawkins
- Patti McGee
- Kate Shengeliya
- Lacey Baker
- Elissa Steamer
- Lizzie Armanto
- Alana Smith