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Elissa Steamer (born July 31, 1975) is an American professional skateboarder who is acknowledged as the first woman to have attained professional status in the history of skateboarding.

Gnarhunters[edit]Edit

In late September 2013, Steamer launched a collaboration with the FTC skateboard shop/brand entitled "Gnarhunters." Steamer explains in the promotional video that, as of the FTC collaboration, Gnarhunters is a "project," but will eventually become a brand. Steamer received artistic support from professional skateboarders Brian Anderson and Frank Gerwer, as well as professional artists.[6][7]

Awards[edit]Edit

In 2003, Steamer was voted "Female Skater of the Year" by Check it Out Girls magazine.[8]

Video games[edit]Edit

Steamer appeared as a playable character in the first 5 games in the Tony Hawk series. She was the first female pro to appear in the series.

Videography[edit]Edit

  • Welcome to Hell (Toy Machine)
  • Jump Off a Building (Toy Machine)
  • Baker Bootleg 1 & 2 (Baker)
  • FM1 & 2 (Rob Hoovis)
  • Bootleg 3000 (Bootleg)

Contest history[edit]Edit

2008[edit]Edit

  • 1st place, X Games, Women's Street, Los Angeles, California, United States (US)[9]

2005[edit]Edit

  • 1st place, World Cup of Skateboarding, Women’s Street, Melbourne, Australia
  • 1st place, World Championships of Skateboarding, Münster, Germany
  • 1st place, X Games, Women’s Street, Los Angeles, California, US
  • 1st place, Malaysia X Games, Women's Street, Malaysia

2004[edit]Edit

  • 1st place, Gallaz Skate Jam, Melbourne, Australia
  • 1st place, Triple Crown, Women’s Street, Cleveland, Ohio, US
  • 1st place, X Games, Women’s Street, Los Angeles, California, US
  • 1st place, Gravity Games, Women’s Street, Cleveland, Ohio, US
  • 1st place, Triple Crown Finals, Women’s Street, Huntington Beach, California, US
  • 1st place, Slam City Jam, Women’s Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

2003[edit]Edit

  • 1st place, World Cup of Skateboarding, Women's Street, Melbourne, Australia

1999[edit]Edit

  • 1st place, Slam City Jam, Women's Street, Canada

1998[edit]Edit

  • 1st place, Slam City Jam, Women's Street, Canada

Personal life[edit]Edit

As of September 2012, Steamer resides in RichmondCalifornia.

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