Date of birth: December 29, 1975 Canada
Residence: Whistler, Canada
Profession: Professional Snowboarder
Stance : Goofy
About: Canadian Leanne Pelosi is helping lead the way to carve out a niche for girl snowboarders, changing the game for female athletes. The Whistler-based adventuress is known around the world for her prowess as a competitive snowboarder, and recently she's also been hard at work documenting the successes and journeys of female athletes through filmmaking.
"I can’t say enough that it’s so important to showcase real women athletes in media...My wish is for more brands to start collaborating with more female athletes."
LEANNE PELOSI VIDEOS
Leanne Pelosi joins Tara Slone on Top Of HER Game to discuss her transition from soccer to snowboarding, and how she’s carving out her own space in the filmmaking industry and inspiring females through her film ‘Full Moon.’
An inspirational group of ladies - a look at these inspiring athletes that will hopefully inspire the next generation of riders carving their own paths. Leanne Pelosi, Jess Kimura, Marion Haerty, Mary Rand and amid Hankinson show that each of us is a part of a bigger and greater whole.
“The path of progression is paved with acts of defiance. Leanne Pelosi, Jake Blauvelt, and Victor de Le Rue take the stage in British Columbia in a showcase of shred.”
"My intention and mission with Full Moon is to film kick-ass snowboarding and pay tribute to all the inspirations of the past, present and future. This is my way of giving back to the sport that has given so much to me. We’re all doing what we love and I hope to inspire people to do the same."
Vans proudly presents the full length film "Listen to the Eyes", directed by snowboard filmmaker Jake Price, the first Women's Snowboarding Team film featuring Leanne Pelosi, Hana Beaman and Mary Rand.
A full ride scholarship and a spot on the Canadian Junior National team all came to a halting stop after a car accident making her shift her focus on snowboarding, and never looked back.
In this film by Vans, Leanne Pelosi shares there feelings and thoughts on the evolution of Women's Snowboarding.
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