But with such a high level of risk associated with snowsports, how do you encourage girls and women to overcome the fear factor – whether it’s their first lesson or they’re going for gold?
There is also the issue of accessibility. How does a country, with a lack of alpine regions, increase opportunity and diversity to make snowsports more accessible?
They’re joined by skateboarders Lyndsey McLaren and Amy Ram who both run programmes to encourage women and girls of all ages to join the skate community.
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