She began skating at the age of nine with a group of boys. He father broke her board in attempt to get her to stop skating with them. He later would take her to her first competition.
She is a four time winner of the World Cup Female Street Skate Championship and a three time gold medalist at the X Games.
She was born in Brazil. After conflicts with her father about moving, she managed to convince him to let her move to Los Angeles.
The X Games posted a photo of Leticia and Ronda Rousey together at the ESPYs joking that she had brought the world's best body guard.