Snowboarding - Champions


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The International Snowboarding Federation (ISF) works as the international governing body for snowboarding worldwide. It was founded by five nations and 120 racers in 1990. International Snowboarding Federation works as the international governing body for winter sports worldwide and is recognized as the official governing body of snowboarding by the Olympic committee.

Snowboarding Events

Some of the major snowboarding events organized worldwide are as follows −

  • FIS Snowboard World Cup

  • FIS Snowboarding World Championships

  • Winter X Games

  • Winter Dew Tour

Let us now discuss briefly about some of the champions who have made their mark in Snowboarding.

Shaun Roger White

Shaun Roger White

Shaun Roger White is from San Diego, California, U.S who is considered as one of the best snowboarders of present era.

He has won two golds at the Olympic Games in the year 2006 and 2010 in halfpipe category.

He also holds the record of winning maximum number of medals at the X Games which includes 13 golds, 2 silvers and 2 bronzes.

He also holds the record for the highest score in the men's halfpipe at the Winter Olympics.

Terje Håkonsen

Terje Håkonsen

Terje Håkonsen is from Vinje, Norway and is considered as the most influential snowboarder of all time. He has won three golds in the International Snowboarding Federation (ISF) World Championship in halfpipe in 1993, 1995 and 1997 and also has won the European Championship in halfpipe in 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994 and 1997.

He has won the US Open Halfpipe three times in the year 1992, 1993 and 1995 and the Mt. Baker Banked Slalom seven times in 1995, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2004 and 2012.

He is still active in the sport and occasionally takes part in competitions.

Danny Kass

Danny Kass

Danny Kass is from New Jersey, United States and is a professional snowboarder. He has won two silvers at the Olympic Games in the year 2002 and 2006 in halfpipe category.

He also has won one gold and two silvers in halfpipe category, two silvers in slopestyle category, and one bronze in superpipe category at the X Games.

Presently, along with his brother, he has opened Grenade Gloves, which specializes in snowboarding gloves and other extreme sports accessories.

Seth Benjamin Wescott

Seth Benjamin Wescott

Seth Benjamin Wescott is from Durham, North Carolina and is a professional snowboarder. He has won two golds at the Olympic Games in the year 2006 and 2010 in snowboard cross discipline.

He also has won one gold in 2005 and three silvers in 2003, 2007, and 2011 at the Snowboarding World Championship in snowboard cross discipline.

He also has won one bronze in 2007 and three silvers in 2004, 2005, and 2010 at the Winter X Games in snowboard cross discipline.

Torah Jane Bright

Torah Jane Bright

Torah Jane Bright is from Cooma, New South Wales and is a professional snowboarder and Australia's most successful Winter Olympics athlete.

She has won one gold and one silver at the Olympic Games in the year 2010 and 2014 in halfpipe category.

She also has won two golds in 2007 and 2009, two silvers in 2006 and 2008, and one bronze in 2015 at the Winter X Games in superpipe discipline. She also has won one bronze at the Snowboarding World Championship in the year 2013.

Hannah Teter

Hannah Teter

Hannah Teter is from Belmont, Vermont, U.S. and is a professional snowboarder. She has won one gold and one silver at the Olympic Games in the year 2006 and 2010 in halfpipe category.

She also has won one gold in 2003 and five bronzes in 2004, 2005, 2009, 2010, 2012 in superpipe category and one bronze in dual slalom category in 2016 at the Winter X Games. She also has won one bronze at the Snowboarding World Championship in 2005.

Dominique Maltais

Dominique Maltais

Dominique Maltais is from Petite-Rivière-Saint- François, Quebec and is a professional snowboarder. She has won one bronze and one silver at the Olympic Games in the year 2006 and 2014 respectively in snowboard cross category.

She also has won one gold and one silver at the Winter X Games in the year 2012 and 2015 respectively in snowboard cross category.

She also has won one bronze and one silver at the FIS Snowboarding World Championships in the year 2011 and 2013 respectively.

Kelly Clark

Kelly Clark

Kelly Clark is from Dover, Vermont, U.S. and is a professional snowboarder. She has won one gold in 2002 and two bronzes in 2010 and 2014 at the Olympic Games in halfpipe category.

She also has won five golds, four silvers, and one bronze at the Winter X Games in superpipe category.

She also has won one gold and three silvers at the Winter Dew Tour in superpipe discipline and one gold in New Zealand Winter Games in the year 2013 in halfpipe discipline.

Gretchen Elisabeth Bleiler

Gretchen Elisabeth Bleiler

Gretchen Elisabeth Bleiler is from Toledo, Ohio and is a professional snowboarder. She has won one silver at the Olympic Games in the year 2006 in halfpipe category.

She also has won four golds in 2003, 2005, 2008, and 2010 and one silver in 2007 at the Winter X Games in superpipe category.

She also has won two golds at the Winter Dew Tour in the year 2008 and 2009 in superpipe discipline and one bronze in New Zealand Winter Games in the year 2013 in halfpipe discipline.



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