- Was a gymnast growing up and competed in the South West England Gymnastics championship as a teenager.
- Used to work inspecting cardboard in a cardboard factory.
- Learned to snowboard on a plastic dry slope after a local slope offered free lessons.
- Deferred going to university and worked as a maid in the French Alps so she could snowboard every day.
- Was ranked 58th in Loaded magazine's Hot 100 Babes in 2002.
- Won three X Games gold medals between 2009 and 2010.
- Won a silver medal at the World Cup in New Zealand in 2013.
- Claimed bronze at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, which was the first Olympic medal for Team GB on snow.