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50 Most Influential People in Action Sports

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13: Stephanie Gilmore

Photograph By Joli

Gilmore won the ASP women's world title in 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010. But in 2011, a random physical attack and a new crop of hungry fem shredders knocked her off her game. She came back to take her fifth world title this past summer in France.