Leticia Bufoni – Author

Highlights

Leticia Bufoni
  • Six-time X Games Gold Medalist in skateboarding.
  • Guinness World Record for highest skateboard grind outside a flying aircraft.
  • First female skater signed with Nike SB (2015).
  • Ranked #1 women’s street skateboarder by World Cup Skateboarding (2010-2013).
  • Guinness Book of World Records for “Most Wins in World Cup Skateboarding”.
  • Named one of “The Most Powerful Women in International Sports for 2018” by Forbes.
  • Appeared on Forbes Brazil’s “Under 30” list (2018).
  • Represented Brazil at the Tokyo Olympics (2020).
  • Executive Athlete Ambassador for World Skate (2017-2022).
  • 2015 Street League Skateboarding Women’s SLS Super Crown World Champion.
  • Winner of multiple international skateboarding competitions across Paris, Prague, and Chicago.

Story

Leticia Bufoni grew up in São Paulo, Brazil, where she started skateboarding at nine. Despite her dad breaking her skateboard to stop her, she kept going. At 14, she moved to the United States to pursue her skateboarding dream. Leticia quickly made a name for herself, winning her first X Games gold at a young age. She became a six-time X Games gold medalist and broke records, including a daring skateboard grind from a flying aircraft. Leticia was the first woman to sign with Nike SB and has been ranked the #1 women’s street skateboarder multiple times.

Recognized globally, she’s appeared on Forbes’ lists for her influence in sports. Leticia represented Brazil at the Tokyo Olympics, showcasing her skills on a world stage. Beyond competitions, she’s an ambassador for skateboarding, inspiring many to follow their dreams