Our former editor (now turned senior editor at Mpora) skated badly as a kid, then fell for snowboarding big time in her early 20s. Seasons in Chamonix and a love of surf followed before she was cruelly posted back to London, where she pines for mountains and waves daily like a wolf with a moon backdrop. Riding her bike helps. Update! She now lives by the sea in Brighton but still howls for the peaks
Why the Aussie wave rider is the ultimate soul surfer
Improving the world one jacket at a time
Girls surf waves the size of mountains, so why is to do something 'like a girl' such an insult?
Every surfer has some scary, salty tales to tell...
These women are totally inspirational...
For fun-seeking and style-conscious young ladies with a lust for life
"It all starts with a good story"
An affordable, original alternative to the Alps, with 12 life-accessed freeride zones
"I got last at almost every contest, but I guess I really believed in myself."
"Am I really going to paddle out in this? Of course I am."
"Curiouser and curiouser…"
And a reminder on why all girls need sport
The latest House of Vans show may blow your mind
One of our favourite young UK pros killing it last autumn
"There's just less to worry about now, it's a nice feeling"
What did you love most this year?
Sit back this hangover season and enjoy
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