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Axe Her Anything

Photograph By Ethan Stone

American snowboarder Spencer O'Brien slides the medieval axe feature as the sun disappears behinds the mountains above Livigno, Italy.

"It's such a unique thing for us to have an all-women's event including skiers and snowboarders," said fellow snowboarder Possum Torr. "I wish it could happen more often."