Scotty James was only 15 years old when he entered his first Olympic Games in Vancouver in 2010 – but he’s always been fast out of the blocks. He started riding at the age of three on a one-off 80cm board his dad found in Canada and bought for $10. What an investiment!
Scotty had already been on the slopes for two years at that point and he was competing by the age of 6. At 10 he switched from racing to halfpipe, and the results soon started pouring in. In 2015 he took the gold at the FIS World Championships, and bronze at the Red Bull Double Pipe.