Working her way up the snowboarding league with the ultimate aim of competing in the 2010 Winter Olympics, Ivy Taylor juggles a variety of different commitments.
The 22 year old snowboard pro is currently studying for a music degree at Newcastle University, specialising in studio-based composition. She is the only established female Hip-Hop DJ in the North East of England. Ivy has played DJ sets for snowboard and break dancing championships, radio stations and hip-hop showcases. She also has a signature clothing line with Syndicate Clothing; her range includes t-shirts for girls and boys, and a range of hoodies. Read more
Lesley McKenna featured in her second World Cup this season held in Saas Fee, Switzerland, on Thursday 2nd November 2007 as the only female British representative.
The Saas Fee World Cup, now in its 7th Championship, showcased 100 riders from 19 nations. The 2007 competition is also the fourth time the FIS tour visited the Swiss Glacier Village and Freestyle Park in Allalin, situated 3300m above sea level.
Competing against riders as young as 16, McKenna held her own as one of the competition's senior riders, finishing in 11th place. Read more