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Taylor and Arielle Gold
Ages: Taylor, 18; Arielle, 17
Credit: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images
Hometown: Steamboat Springs, CO
Fun Fact: Arielle's older brother Taylor is a fellow snowboarding pro. "He's why I started snowboarding, and we've always traveled together," she tells Us of her sibling. "He can be a bit protective!"