She'll Kick Your Ass at Flatground S-K-A-T-E

Updated: May 16, 2008, 2:42 PM ET
By Melissa Larsen | EXPN.com

SHE WAS TRYING to nail a frontside flip off a four-foot ledge the first time I saw her. In the middle of the Torrance skatepark, amidst a pack of ripping chick skaters, she seemed unaware there was a contest going on around her. Her focus was centered on landing clean.

"Come on, Lacey. You've got this. Get up there and do it again."

Lacey Baker. I first heard her name from the contest announcer who was also focused on her landing. Her determination and complete lack of concern for ...

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