Winter Sports 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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Shaun White is listed (or ranked) 1 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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Kjersti Buaas is listed (or ranked) 2 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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Faye Gulini is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Snowboarding
United States of America Faye Gulini is a professional snowboarder.

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Scott James is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Snowboarding
Australia Scott James is a professional snowboarder.

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Xaver Hoffmann is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Snowboarding
Germany Xaver Hoffmann is a professional snowboarder.

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Redmond Gerard is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Snowboarding
Redmond Gerard 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

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Jamie Anderson is listed (or ranked) 7 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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Peetu Piiroinen is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Snowboarding
Finland Peetu Piiroinen is a Finnish 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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Linn Haug is listed (or ranked) 10 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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Tanja Frieden is listed (or ranked) 11 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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Marion Kreiner is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Snowboarding
Austria Marion Kreiner is a professional snowboarder.

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Kelly Clark is listed (or ranked) 13 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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Benjamin Karl is listed (or ranked) 14 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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Markus Ebner is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Snowboarding
Germany Markus Ebner is a professional snowboarder.

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Heidi Neururer is listed (or ranked) 16 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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Ståle Sandbech is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Snowboarding
Norway Ståle Sandbech is a professional snowboarder.

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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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Amelie Kober is listed (or ranked) 19 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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Nathan Johnstone is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Snowboarding
Feriko890 added Australia Nathan Johnstone is a professional snowboarder.

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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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Gloria Kotnik is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Snowboarding
Slovenia Glorija Kotnik is a Slovenian snowboarder. She competed at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, Canada, where she finished 27th in Parallel giant slalom. Kotnik also qualified for the 2014 ...more

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Roger-S Kleivdal is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Snowboarding
Norway Roger-S Kleivdal is a professional snowboarder.

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Mattias Blomberg is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Snowboarding
Sweden Mattias Blomberg is a professional snowboarder.

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Bernd Kroschewski is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Snowboarding
Feriko890 added Bernd Kroschewski Germany

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Holly Crawford is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Snowboarding
Australia Holly Crawford is a professional snowboarder.

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Chloe Kim is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Snowboarding
Chloe Kim

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Svetlana Boldikova is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Snowboarding
Russia Svetlana Sergeyevna Boldykova is a Russian professional snowboarder based in Tashtagol. Boldikova has to date competed in one Winter Olympic Games in 2006 where she would finish 8th along with ...more

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Dominique Vallee is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Snowboarding
Canada Dominique Vallee is a Canadian snowboarder, specializing in the halfpipe and snowboard cross events.

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Michela Moioli is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Snowboarding
Michela Moioli Italy Michela Moioli is a snowboarder.

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Philipp Schoch is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Snowboarding
Astro89 added Switzerland Philipp Schoch is a Swiss snowboarder. He won a gold medal in the Parallel Giant Slalom at the 2002 Winter Olympics. At the next Olympics, he faced his brother Simon Schoch in the Parallel Giant ...more

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Doresia Krings is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Snowboarding
Austria Doresia Krings is a professional snowboarder.

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Louie Vito is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Snowboarding
United States of America Louis "Louie" Vito is an American professional snowboarder. He is an Olympian, and Winter X Games and U.S. Grand Prix Champion.

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Roland Fischnaller is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Snowboarding
Italy Roland Fischnaller is a professional snowboarder.

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Michal Ligocki is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Snowboarding
Poland Michał Ligocki is a Polish snowboarder. He is a participant at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi.

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Heidi Krings is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Snowboarding
Austria Heidi Krings is a professional snowboarder.

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Torah Bright is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Snowboarding
Australia Torah Jane Bright is an Australian professional snowboarder. Bright is an Olympic gold and silver medalist. In 2013 she won a bronze medal at the FIS Snowboarding World Championships. She lives ...more

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Ester Ledecká is listed (or ranked) 38 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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Eva Samková is listed (or ranked) 39 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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Seppe Smits is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Snowboarding
Feriko890 added Seppe Smits Belgium Seppe Smits is a professional snowboarder.

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Seth Wescott is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Snowboarding
United States of America Seth Benjamin Wescott is an American snowboarder. He is a two-time Olympic champion in the snowboard cross.

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Elena Hight is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Snowboarding
United States of America Elena Hight is a professional snowboarder.

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Anton Unterkofler is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Snowboarding
Austria Anton Unterkofler is an Austrian snowboarder, specializing in Alpine snowboarding. Unterkofler competed at the 2014 Winter Olympics for Austria. He placed 22nd in qualifying for the parallel ...more

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James Hamilton is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Snowboarding
New Zealand James Hamilton is a professional snowboarder.

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Alexandra Jekova is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Snowboarding
Bulgaria Alexandra Jekova is a professional snowboarder.

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Doris Günther is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Snowboarding
Austria Doris Günther is a professional snowboarder.

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Olivia Nobs is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Snowboarding
Switzerland Olivia Nobs is a Swiss snowboarder. Nobs captured the silver medal in snowboard cross at the FIS Snowboarding World Championships 2009 in South Korea. At the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics, Nobs ...more

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Alena Zavarzina is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Snowboarding
Russia Alena Zavarzina is a professional snowboarder.

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Rebecca Sinclair is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Snowboarding
New Zealand Rebecca Sinclair is a professional snowboarder.

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Helene Olafsen is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Snowboarding
Norway Helene Olafsen is a Norwegian snowboarder. She placed tenth overall in the 2007-08 Snowboarding World Cup, and fifth in her special event boardercross, where she collected 3570 of her total 4160 ...more