Women's Skateboarding at X Games Austin 2014

Posted by Rob Meronek on Sunday, June 8, 2014

These ladies are killing it and pushing skateboarding forward for women year after year. I've got a few photos and sequences here from the weekend. Congrats Lacey Baker for winning it this year at X Games Austin Womens.

Mimi organizes things for the Women's division at X Games. Check out more of the good things she's doing in skateboarding at her organization, The Alliance.
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Samarria Brevard has a snapped kickflip high above the cliff.
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Vanessa has a proper looking ollie.
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Lacey's got my renamed trick, The Meron Grab.
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Jessica Florencio has a good looking kickflip.
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He's got to be overcompensating for something.

Mimi and Clements address the ladies before the throwdown begins.
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Everyone stop skating for a second so Ryan and I can put our babies on blast right quick. That's Ryan's daughter Sloane and my son Alvis. We brought the family out on this one since it's an extra long trip between two adidas Skate Copa events we're also running.
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Alana Smith at X Games Austin 2014
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Alana says this is the biggest rail she's ever feeble grinded, or maybe the steepest.
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Samarria Brevard at X Games Austin 2014
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This is just Samarria's warmup for a 5-0 down this big, steep hubba later.
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Laura Fong-Yee at X Games Austin 2014
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Laura's on the alternates list right now. We'll see if she kickflips her way in there.
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Alexis Sablone Kickflip at X Games Austin 2014
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Alexis gets up and keeps skating after some of the hardest slams you've ever seen. She's out there destroying as usual with a kickflip over the rail.
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Leticia is new to the Nike SB squad. Much deserved. That's a kickflip.
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Lacey Baker Backside 360 at X Games
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Lacey's got that surf style out of this backside 360.
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Alana Smith Kickflip 50-50 at X Games Austin
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Alana Smith - kickflip 50-50 on that pool coping.
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Laura Fong-Yee was an alternate shredding all weekend. She ended up not getting in this time, though.
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Alana Smith - backside lipslide.
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Julia Brueckler is here from Austria on this noseslide.
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