Leslie McKenna
Leslie McKenna
Date of Birth September 8, 1974 (age 44)
Place of Birth Highlands of Scotland
Height 5'3"
Sponsors: Roxy, Nidecker, 32 Snowboard Boots, Poc, Orion Group, and Etnies.
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Lesley McKenna was born in Inverness in the Highlands of Scotland and grew up in a little ski resort called Aviemore.

She is Scotland’s best know snowboarder and a double Olympian.

She is the only snowboarder from the UK to have ever won a half pipe World Cup event and to have led the half pipe World Cup standings.

As well as a successful competitive career, Lesley is a pioneer of the women’s snowboard scene.

Lesley is the co-owner and director of Chunkyknit Productions, which made three highly successful and inspirational international all girl snowboard films. To see ChunkyKnit in action click here

    Lesley says of snowboarding

"it is the most amazing sport in the world, is done in some of the most beautiful places and by some of

 the nicest peopleI have ever met."

Lesley is part of the European Roxy Snow team.

As well as filming and photo-shooting with the other Roxy girls she also coaches the Junior Roxy Snow Team, running bi-yearly performance camps and during major events providing guidance support.

Lesley is a fully qualified BASI ISTD snowboard and ski coach and instructor.

When she is not on snow somewhere in the world, Lesley can often be found enjoying the Scottish outdoors whether surfing on the beautiful un-spoilt beaches or mountain biking in the beautiful un-spoilt mountains.