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Top 50 Female Athletes in Action Sports

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7. Ingrid Backstrom

Photograph By Ian Coble

A professional big-mountain skier for nearly a decade now, Ingrid Backstrom has appeared in nine films from Matchstick Productions, won five Best Female Performance Awards at the Powder Video Awards, and in 2013, she won the inaugural X Games Real Women fan vote. Not that you'd guess any of that by meeting her: She's also known as being one of the nicest, most humble pros around.