An author, broadcast journalist and senior writer for ESPN, Alyssa has covered the past six Olympics, multiple Super Bowls and more than 20 X Games. Her feature work for the company has appeared in cover stories for ESPN The Magazine, on espn.com and espnW, and on SportsCenter, X Games broadcasts and Outside The Lines. For the past five years, she has worked as a TV reporter for X Games broadcasts and hosted several action sports shows, as well as live events and conferences. She frequently serves as a guest on panels speaking on topics ranging from women in sports journalism to emerging audiences in action sports. Despite a career she loves, she still laments her failed stint as a circus clown, at age 5, for the Flying Wilendas.