It takes a certain level of chutzpah and strength to ride a wakeboard across water while holding on to a rope. After competing in gymnastics for five years, Dallas Friday tried the water sport and loved it.
At age 14, Dallas competed and captured Gold at the ESPN X-Games and the NBC Gravity Games.
ESPN has since dubbed her “the winningest female wakeboarder in history”.
On how she got into wakeboarding:
“My brothers had me try it one weekend and I absolutely loved it. I was 12 and at the boy-crazy phase. I tried to be just as good as they are.” (shape.com)
Named after a small town in North Carolina, Dallas was born September 6, 1986 in Orlando Florida.