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24. Lakey Peterson

Photograph By Kirstin Scholtz/ASP

While not the first female surfer to do an aerial, over the past 24 months Lakey Peterson has made the air game a must for every woman on the ASP World Tour. Just like on the men's side, if you don't have a few crafty, progressive maneuvers, you're in trouble. Because of where Peterson has taken her performances what the women do above the lip is becoming increasingly more important.