Vanessa Torres

Disciplines: SkateboardFrom: Los Angeles, CA USA USABorn: 07/17/86

About Vanessa

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 Medal Count

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X Games Competition History

X Games Austin 2015 SKB Street3rd
X Games Austin 2014 SKB Street4th
X Games 2011 SKB Street10th
X Games 2010 SKB Street7th
X Games 2009 SKB Street5th
X Games 2008 SKB Street6th
X Games 2007 SKB Street6th
X Games 2006 SKB Street5th
X Games 2005 SKB Street6th
X Games 2004 SKB Street2nd
X Games 2003 SKB Park1st