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The rise of slopestyle skier Dara Howell

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Dara Howell

Photograph By Brett Wilhelm/ESPN

From the town of Huntsville, Ontario, Canada, Dara Howell has made a quick rise to the top in the sport of slopestyle skiing. She's been competing at X Games for a couple of years now and this winter, at age 19, she won the gold medal in her sport's Olympic debut in Sochi, Russia.