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Cara Beth Burnside  

Cara-Beth Burnside, nicknamed "CB", is a pioneer of women's professional skateboarding and snowboarding from Orange, California and ranks amongst the top female athletes in these sports in the world.

As a skateboarder, Burnside has won more than 16 titles in competitions such as the X Games, All Girl Skate Jam, Vans Triple rown, Slam City Jam and Soul Bowl, and in 2004 she was named Female Vert Skater of the Year by World Cup Skating.

As a snowboarder, she was on the first United States Olympic snowboarding team at the 1998 Winter Olympics in Nagano, Japan, where she placed 4th.[2] She has also won titles at the snowboarding Grand Prix, the X Games and the Vans Triple Crown.

In 1998 she received gold medals for both the snowboarding halfpipe event in the 1998 Winter X Games and the skateboard vert event at the 2003 Summer X Games. She is the only woman to have received gold medals at both competitions.

Burnside is sponsored by a number of clothing and gear manufacturers, including Vans and Hurley International. She is the first woman to have a signature skate shoe.


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