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July 17, 1986 |
Anaheim, California, U.S.
|Height||5 ft 2 in (1.57 m)|
|Weight||120 lb (54 kg)|
Vanessa is one of the top skateboarding women in the world. She is featured in several women's skateboarding videos such as AKA: Girl Skater and Getting Nowhere Faster. She also appears in the video game Tony Hawk's Proving Ground, making her the third female as a playable skater to appear in the Tony Hawk's video game series, the first being Elissa Steamer and second being Lyn-Z Adams Hawkins.
In 2003, Torres became the first female skateboarder to win a gold medal at the X Games. She won the street course at the first X Games to feature female skateboarding competitions.
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