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The Best Olympic Athletes in Snowboarding  

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The famous snowboarding event Olympians on this list are all regarded as some of the toughest athletes to have ever competed at the Olympics. Almost every one of these historic snowboarding Olympians have taken home a medal, which is why they've earned a spot on this list. Only the greatest snowboarding Olympic athletes are featured on the front page of this list, so be sure to vote for who you believe are the best snowboarding athletes and vote down the ones you disagree with.

From Shaun White to Redmond Gerard, this list ranks all the legends. 

Who is the best snowboarding competitor of all time? Vote below to help decide. 

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Xaver Hoffmann is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Snowboarding
Germany
Xaver Hoffmann is a professional snowboarder.
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Tanja Frieden is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Snowboarding
Switzerland
Tanja Frieden is a Swiss snowboarder. She won a gold medal in the inaugural Snowboard Cross competition at the 2006 Winter Olympics. In the Snowboard Cross finals at the 2006 Winter Olympics, ...more
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Linn Haug is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Snowboarding
Norway
Linn Haug is a Norwegian snowboarder from Trondheim, Norway. She has been riding a snowboard for most of her life, but she only started competing at the age of 15. She married on December 31,
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Faye Gulini is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Snowboarding
United States of America
Faye Gulini is a professional snowboarder.
5
Scott James is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Snowboarding
Australia
Scott James is a professional snowboarder.
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Kjersti Buaas is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Snowboarding
Norway
Kjersti Østgaard Buaas is a Norwegian snowboarder from Trondheim. She placed 4th in women's half-pipe at the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City, Utah. She received a bronze medal at ...more
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Shaun White is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Snowboarding
United States of America
Shaun Roger White is an American professional snowboarder and skateboarder. He is a two-time Olympic gold medalist. He holds the X-Games records for gold medals and highest overall medal count, ...more
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Markus Ebner is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Snowboarding
Germany
Markus Ebner is a professional snowboarder.
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Hannah Teter is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Snowboarding
United States of America
Hannah Teter is an American snowboarder. She is an Olympic champion, having won the gold medal in halfpipe at the 2006 Winter Olympic Games in Torino, Italy and silver at the 2010 Winter Olympic ...more
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Ester Ledecká is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Snowboarding
Ari Aries added Ester Ledecká Czech Republic
Ester Ledecká is a Czech snowboarder. She is the first Czech to win the Parallel Giant Slalom in snowboarding at the FIS Snowboard World Cup.
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Nathan Johnstone is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Snowboarding
Feriko890 added Australia
Nathan Johnstone is a professional snowboarder.
12
Marion Kreiner is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Snowboarding
Austria
Marion Kreiner is a professional snowboarder.
13
Peetu Piiroinen is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Snowboarding
Finland
Peetu Piiroinen is a Finnish snowboarder.
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Jamie Anderson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Snowboarding
United States of America
Jamie Louise Anderson is an American professional snowboarder. She won the gold medal in the inaugural Women's Slopestyle Event at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. She has won gold ...more
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Heidi Neururer is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Snowboarding
Austria
Heidi Neururer is a professional snowboarder from Austria. Her speciality is the Parallel Slalom.
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Redmond Gerard is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Snowboarding
Redmond "Red" Gerard (born June 29, 2000) is an American snowboarder. Gerard was born and raised in Ohio, but currently lives in Silverthorne, Colorado. Gerard competed in the ...more
17
Amelie Kober is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Snowboarding
Germany
Amelie Kober is a German Federal Police officer and Olympic medalist in snowboarding.
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Lindsey Jacobellis is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Snowboarding
United States of America
Lindsey Jacobellis is an American snowboarder from Stratton, Vermont. At the 2006 Winter Olympics, Jacobellis won the silver medal in Women's Snowboard Cross's Olympics debut. She is also an ...more
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Benjamin Karl is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Snowboarding
Austria
Benjamin Martin Karl is an Austrian snowboarder with seven World Cup victories and one FIS World Ski Championships Victory. He competed for his nation in the 2010 Winter Olympics in Parallel ...more
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Eva Samková is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Snowboarding
Ari Aries added Eva Samková Czech Republic
Eva Samková is a Czech snowboarder who is the 2014 Olympic champion in snowboard cross.
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Gretchen Bleiler is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Snowboarding
United States of America
Gretchen Bleiler is an American professional halfpipe snowboarder. She currently resides in Aspen, Colorado and is married to Chris Hotell.
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Bernd Kroschewski is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Snowboarding
Feriko890 added Bernd Kroschewski Germany
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Ståle Sandbech is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Snowboarding
Norway
Ståle Sandbech is a professional snowboarder.
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Kelly Clark is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Snowboarding
United States of America
Kelly Clark is an American snowboarder who won halfpipe gold at the 2002 Winter Olympics.
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Doresia Krings is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Snowboarding
Austria
Doresia Krings is a professional snowboarder.