After nearly two years off snow, Lindsey Jacobellis came back strong in 2014, winning her eighth X Games gold medal, making her third Olympic team and soaring to the top 10 in Sochi. (Getty Images/AFP/Franck Fife)
Four U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association athletes have been nominated for the U.S. Olympic Committee’s Team USA Awards, Best of March.
Hagen Kearney and Nick Baumgartner claimed the gold-medal win, while teammates Lindsey Jacobellis and Faye Gulini earned bronze in the Snowboardcross team event at the FIS Freestyle Ski and Snowboard World Championships.
Lindsey Jacobellis (Stratton Mountain, VT) prevailed at the FIS Freestyle Ski and Snowboard World Championships snowboardcross event on Sunday to claim an amazing fifth World Championship title.
Twenty three talented American snowboarders are heading to the 2017 FIS Snowboard World Championships in Sierra Nevada, Spain March 7-19.
Nick Baumgartner scored a World Cup podium finish in difficult, foggy conditions at La Molina on Sunday.
Lindsey Jacobellis led three American women into the top 10 in Saturday’s FIS World Cup snowboardcross races in Feldberg, Germany, Saturday.
Hagen Kearney finished sixth overall for the men. Lindsey Jacobellis (Stratton Mountain, VT) was the top finisher for the American women, making the small final for an eighth-place finish.
Rosie Mancari and Lindsey Jacobellis teamed up to win the team boardercross event Sunday at the Toyota U.S. Grand Prix at Solitude Mountain Resort.
It was a battle with Mother Nature as well as a battle on the snowboardcross course this weekend at the Toyota U.S. Grand Prix at Solitude Mountain Resort.
Hagen Kearney kicked off the Snowboardcross season with his first career World Cup Victory in Austria Friday.
Lindsey Jacobellis and Alex Deibold posted the top U.S. results in the final snowboard cross FIS World Cup of the season Sunday.
Nate Holland took the win at the official Olympic test event for the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Games.
Snowboardcross is one of the most nail-biting of all Olympic sports.
Lindsey Jacobellis (Stratton Mountain, VT) earned her 10th X Games Snowboarder X medal on Sunday, while Trevor Jacob (Mammoth Lakes, CA) led the way for the men with his fifth-place finish.
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Three-time Olympian Lindsey Jacobllis is the most dominant snowboardcross rider in history; she has already written an impressive resume for herself and shows no signs of slowing down anytime soon. Jacobellis is a two-time junior world champion, four-time world champion, Olympic silver medalist and 10-time X Games gold medalist.
The Stratton Mountain School alum has 27 World Cup wins and 43 total podium finishes in 72 starts--more than any other snowboardcross racer on the planet. She earned her Olympic medal at the 2014 Sochi Olympics and her ten X Games gold medals is the most won by a woman in X Games history (with 12 overall medals she also holds the third-most medals by a snowboarder, behind Shaun White and Kelly Clark).
After collecting her fourth World Championships title in 2015, Jacobellis went on to have a stellar 2016 season--she won yet another X Games gold medal and never finished outside the top ten on the World Cup circuit, collecting podium finishes in Veysonnaz and Montafon.
Big brother "Benny" introduced Lindsey to riding in 1996. She attended Stratton Mountain School in Vermont and was a member of the U.S. Snowboarding team by age 17.
OFF THE SNOW
When she’s not riding or training, you can find Jacobellis indulging in fashion, shoe collecting, watching movies and hanging out with her friends down in Encinitas. She is an avid surfer and you can find her racking up waves at Ponto in Carlsbad, CA.
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