Julia Marino, the first woman to ever land a Cab 900 double underflip on a snowboard, has joined Mountain Dew’s elite roster of snowboard athletes. The team currently includes includes veteran style master Danny Davis and slopestyle wonderkid Red Gerard.
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At 19 years old Julia caught the attention of the global snowboarding community with incredible debut appearances. At the X Games Aspen and X Games Norway last winter, snatching up a total of four medals in Big Air and Slopestyle competitions. She became the first woman in 17 years to win multiple medals at a single X Games event. Also, Marino placed fourth at Dew Tour’s newly reimagined competition in Breckenridge last December.
“I’m so happy to ride alongside Danny and Red as a part of the Mountain Dew snowboarding team. Mountain Dew’s dedication to supporting snowboarding growth and progression is awesome and being a part of their team just feels right.”
Marino, who first hit the slopes at age three, is now known as a top elite athlete. Her signature trick is a combination of a Cab double underflip and backside 720. Her fearless riding appears effortless and proves to be exhilarating for spectators and competitors alike. At the 2017 X Games in Aspen she became the only woman to land a Cab 900 double underflip. She demonstrated this twice at her professional debut in the competition and took the gold.
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