The Best Olympic Athletes in Snowboarding

Over 300 Ranker voters have come together to rank this list of 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.

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  • Kjersti Buaas
    78 votes
    • Birthplace: Trondheim, Norway
    • Profession: Athlete, Snowboarder
    Kjersti Østgaard Buaas (born 5 January 1982) is a Norwegian snowboarder from Trondheim. She placed 4th in women's half-pipe at the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City, United States. She received ...more
  • Linn Haug

    Linn Haug

    98 votes
    • Birthplace: Trondheim, Norway
    • Profession: Snowboarder
    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, 2013.
  • Tanja Frieden
    97 votes
    • Birthplace: Bern, Switzerland
    • Profession: Snowboarder
    Tanja Frieden (born 6 February 1976, in Bern) 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 ...more
  • Xaver Hoffmann
    62 votes
    • Birthplace: Munich, Germany
    • Profession: Snowboarder
    Xaver Hoffmann is a professional snowboarder.
  • Hannah Teter
    United States of America
    90 votes
    • Birthplace: Belmont, Vermont, Vermont, United States of America
    • Profession: Athlete, Snowboarder, Philanthropist
    Hannah Teter (born January 27, 1987) 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 ...more
  • Bernd Kroschewski

    Bernd Kroschewski

    34 votes
    • Birthplace: Konstanz, Germany