Brighouse snowboarder, 15, becomes youngest woman to land double backflip - see the video

Katie Ormerod in competition
Katie Ormerod in competition

A Brighouse snowboarder has joined an elite club by completing a double backflip.

And 15-year-old Katie Ormerod became the youngest woman ever to manage the feat when she took to the slopes in Mayrhofen, Austria, for the filmed stunt.

Only four women had ever successfully attempted a double backflip before her.

Watch Katie perform the double back flip at

Kate told “I was super happy to land my double backflip!

“I have been wanting to try it for a while now, so to finally ride out on my feet was the best feeling ever! Definitely made my season!”

Katie, a year 11 student at Hipperholme Grammar School, is one of the sport’s up-and-coming stars and recently competed at Slopestyle in Canada and the Burton European Open in Switzerland.