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2. Kelly Clark

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Not only did Kelly Clark's SuperPipe win at X Games Aspen 2014 bring her total X Games medal tally up to 12 (seven of which are gold) making her the most decorated female in X Games history, it was also her 70th career win. At this point, there is no accolade in snowboarding that the three-time Olympic medalist has not garnered. She holds four TTR World Snowboard Tour Halfpipe Champion titles, in March she won a record-setting seventh Burton U.S. Open, and she is the only woman consistently landing and throwing 1080s in the halfpipe.

"Kelly Clark has been on top of the game for so long," says 2010 Olympic halfpipe gold medalist Torah Bright. "I remember looking up to her when I was 12 years old. She's always been one of the ones at the front of the sport." To say Clark is the most dominant competitor in snowboarding, next to Shaun White, would be an understatement.