5. Ellen O'Neal
One from the old school. This long legged blond hit the world stage in the seventies riding for Gordon & Smith. She's considered a pioneer of women's skateboarding who brought the sport to wider audiences by exhibiting her freestyle talents on the Wonder Woman TV show and in 1978 movie classic Skateboard.
This skateriarch and ex-free former world champion also bagged a lifetime achievement award at the 2008 Mighty Mama Skate-O-Rama and takes up a well-earned place in this top ten.