Alana Smith

An accomplished skateboarder before reaching her teenage years, she became the first girl to in documented history to land a 540 McTwist in competition. She became the Guinness World Record holder as the youngest athlete ever to medal at the X Games. She started skating when she was 7 years old and never looked back. She won a silver medal at the 2013 X Games in Barcelona in the Women's Park event. She is the older sister of three girls and is from Mesa, Arizona. She helped continue the growing trend of skateboarding becoming a sport for both genders, following in the footsteps of Lyn-Z Hawkins, Lacey Baker, Elissa Steamer and more. [+]