Vanessa Torres, a 29-year-old from Los Angeles, CA, won the first-ever XG women's street event (then called Park, in 2003), and took a silver the year after that. It was a long dry spell before she returned to the podium in 2015 with bronze. With the new flare to her tricks, and being sober for 9 months, she is a consistent threat to the rest of the field for the podium. Actively filming for Meow, a woman-run skateboard company that features fellow XG competitor Lacey Baker and past XG competitor Amy Caron. Vanessa likes to thrift, skate and surf with Amy.
- Bronze at X Games Austin 2015, Street, her first medal since silver in 2004 (and gold in 2003, the first
- ever women's XG Street –then called Park
- event). In 11 appearances, she has gold (2003), silver (2004) and bronze (2015).
- Competed every year in women's skateboarding from 2003
- 2011, took a break, and picked back up with a 4th place in 2014.
- Finished 2nd at the first ever Street League Skateboarding Super Crown Championship (Nov. 2015).
X Games Competition History
|X Games Austin 2015|| SKB Street||3rd|
|X Games Austin 2014|| SKB Street||4th|
|X Games 2011|| SKB Street||10th|
|X Games 2010|| SKB Street||7th|
|X Games 2009|| SKB Street||5th|
|X Games 2008|| SKB Street||6th|
|X Games 2007|| SKB Street||6th|
|X Games 2006|| SKB Street||5th|
|X Games 2005|| SKB Street||6th|
|X Games 2004|| SKB Street||2nd|
|X Games 2003|| SKB Park||1st|