Inspirational Women


A huge shout-out to all the badass females out there. Keep on breaking the bias, climbing those mountains and dropping those cliffs.

Planks loves you.

Wanna be inspired? Check out these amazing women

Wilma Rudolph

Wilma Rudolph conquered poverty, polio and racism to become an Olympian. In the 1960 summer olympics she won three gold medals and broke at least three world records. 

Kirsty Muir

Meet the Fresh Princess of Big Air; 18 year old Kirsty is a Scottish freestyle skier and Planks athlete representing Great Britain. Kirsty made or Olympic debut at the 2022 Winter Olympics, where she was the youngest GB Athlete at the games. In January 2023, she brought home her first X Games medal with a bronze in Women's Ski Big Air. At the same event, Megan Oldham made history with the first-ever triple cork landed by a women in competition, so the bar was set high. The next day, she went on to score a bronze medal in Slopestyle too.

Lynn Hill

Lynn is a ‘living legend’. She was the first known climber to climb ‘The Nose’, a route on the ‘El Capitan’ in Yosemite. She’s an advocate for gender equality and representation in rock climbing. In short, she rocks.

Mia Brookes 

Mia Brookes is World Champion, pass it on. The 16 year-old became the youngest world champion in snowboarding history after claiming gold in the Women’s Snowboard Slopestyle competition in Georgia. 


Sophie Power

Sophie is a GB ULTRA Runner and mum of three. In 2018, a photo of her breastfeeding her 3 month-old-baby during the 106-mile Ultra-Trail du Mont Blanc (UTMB) went viral. Sophie founded she.races and is passionate about making racing better for women.

Zuza Witych

Polish skier and Planks athlete Zuza is queen of all things freeride. After a season-ending injury last winter, she’s now back in the game! This season, she has already landed a handful of Freeride World Tour Qualifiers podiums  and 3rd place overall at Nendaz Freeride.

Sky Brown

14 year old Sky Brown has become GB's first skateboarding world champion. She also became Britain's youngest Olympic medal winner when she wont park bronze at the Tokyo 2020 games at the age of 13. 

Rachel Atherton

Rachel's a professional downhill mountain biker racer and multiple time UCI World Champion. She started riding BMX at aged 8 and mountain biking at aged 11. Watch her overtake 144 others at the Red Bull Foxhunt.

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