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Maya Gordon

Maya Gordon

Growing up, Maya competed nationally in alpine ski racing where she earned herself the ski nickname 'pocket rocket' for her very limited height and unlimited need for speed. Following her degrees in Medieval History, Maya bid farewell to skiing to start a career in History, but her plans took a 180 degree turn after watching the 2018 Winter Olympics women's slopestyle finals. Instead, Maya travelled to New Zealand to master the park. Since switching gates for jumps and rails she hasn't looked back. Maya now instructs and competes in freeskiing between New Zealand and Switzerland and is excited by challenging the status quo in freeskiing. She strives to enable girls and women to achieve their full potential by coaching women's specific freestyle sessions, writing about the sky-high progression of women's freeskiing, and reviewing the best women's ski gear out there with Mpora.

Recent Articles By Maya

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Freestyle Skis | Best For 2021

Built to take a beating in the park, here's our pick of the best

Best Freestyle Skis For 2021 | Durable And Playful Skis Built To Lap The Park
Skiing

Fischer Ranger 102 FR | Review

The Fischer Ranger 102 FR is a ski that's got something for everyone

Fischer Ranger 102 FR 2020 - 2021 | Review
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Line Pandora 84 | Review

The Pandora 84 is a beautiful-looking ski that's fun, forgiving, and highly versatile

Line Pandora 84 2020 - 2021 | Review
Skiing

Head KORE 2 W | Review

Love skinning as much as you love skiing? The Kore 2 W will be right up your street

Head KORE 2 W Ski Boot 2020 - 2021 | Review
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Atomic Bent Chetler 100 | Review

If you’re an advanced skier looking to combine freestyle and freeride, this is the perfect one ski quiver

Atomic Bent Chetler 100 2020 - 2021 | Review
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Faction Candide 3.0x | Review

The dream team of Faction and Thovex have delivered again with this freestyle-inspired, freeride, ski

Faction Candide 3.0x 2020 - 2021 | Review
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Atomic Hawx Prime 115 S W | Review

New for this season, Atomic have ensured that women with wider feet can get that classic Hawx precision and performance

Atomic Hawx Prime 115 S W Ski Boots 2020 – 2021 | Review
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Volkl Blaze 94 W | Review

As good on the up as it is on the down, the Volkl Blaze 94 W will be setting hearts alight this season

Volkl Blaze 94 W 2020 – 2021 | Review
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Line Honey Bee 92 | Review

Lightweight, poppy, and playful, this ski's ideal if you're looking to add some buzz to your freestyle game

Line Honey Bee 92 2020 – 2021 | Review
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Marker Griffon 13 ID | Review

Hard-hitting freestyle or freeride skier? The Marker Griffon 13 ID has got you written all over it

Marker Grifffon 13 ID Bindings | Review
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Full Tilt Soul Sister 100 | Review

A ski boot so comfortable you won't want to take it off, have a look at the Soul Sister 100

Full Tilt Soul Sister 100 Ski Boot | Review
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Atomic Bent Chetler 120 | Review

These legendary skis from Atomic, created in partnership with Chris Benchetler, keep on delivering

Atomic Bent Chetler 120 2020 - 2021 | Review
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K2 Mindbender 88 Ti Alliance | Review

The psychedelic-industrial fusion that is the Mindbender 88 Ti Alliance is made for skiing fast

K2 Mindbender 88 Ti Alliance 2020 – 2021 | Review
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What to Watch | Women’s Freeskiing

There's not been a better time to watch women's freeskiing edits. We've got seven of the best

Women’s Freeskiing Edits | 7 Of The Best
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