At the 2008 Winter X Games, snowboarder
Ellery Hollingsworth stood at the top of the
halfpipe during the women's superpipe finals and
cheered for her friend Lizzy Beerman.
It was both girls' first time competing at Winter
X, their sport's most prestigious event, but only
Beerman qualified for the finals. Despite her
disappointment, Hollingsworth wanted to support
her close friend. So she stood, shivering and
screaming, as Lizzy dropped into the Aspen, Colo.,
halfpipe and eventually ...