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
Shaun White 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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Chloe Kim is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Snowboarding
Chloe Kim

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Redmond Gerard is listed (or ranked) 3 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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Dominique Vallee is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Snowboarding
Dominique Vallee Canada Dominique Vallee is a Canadian snowboarder, specializing in the halfpipe and snowboard cross events.

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Scott James is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Snowboarding
Scott James Australia Scott James is a professional snowboarder.

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Michela Moioli is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Snowboarding
Michela Moioli Italy Michela Moioli is a snowboarder.

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Gloria Kotnik is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Snowboarding
Gloria Kotnik 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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Faye Gulini is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Snowboarding
Faye Gulini United States of America Faye Gulini is a professional snowboarder.

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Louie Vito is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Snowboarding
Louie Vito 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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Seth Wescott is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Snowboarding
Seth Wescott 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) 11 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Snowboarding
Elena Hight United States of America Elena Hight is a professional snowboarder.

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Ståle Sandbech is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Snowboarding
Ståle Sandbech Norway Ståle Sandbech is a professional snowboarder.

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Kelly Clark is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Snowboarding
Kelly Clark United States of America Kelly Clark is an American snowboarder who won halfpipe gold at the 2002 Winter Olympics.

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Hannah Teter is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Snowboarding
Hannah Teter 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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Roger-S Kleivdal is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Snowboarding
Roger-S Kleivdal Norway Roger-S Kleivdal is a professional snowboarder.

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Linn Haug is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Snowboarding
Linn Haug 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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Greg Bretz is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Snowboarding
Greg Bretz United States of America Gregory Bretz is a professional snowboarder.

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Graham Watanabe is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Snowboarding
Graham Watanabe United States of America Graham Watanabe is a professional snowboarder.

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Lindsey Jacobellis is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Snowboarding
Lindsey Jacobellis 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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Callan Chythlook-Sifsof is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Snowboarding
Callan Chythlook-Sifsof United States of America Callan Chythlook-Sifsof is an American snowboarder who has competed in snowboard cross since 2005. In 2006 she was invited to her first Winter X Games competition. Her best World Cup finish was ...more

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Gretchen Bleiler is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Snowboarding
Gretchen Bleiler 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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Ross Powers is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Snowboarding
Ross Powers United States of America Ross Powers, is an American world champion halfpipe snowboarder from South Londonderry, Vermont. Though he originally rode at Stratton Mountain, Vermont, his home mountain is now Okemo, VT. Ross ...more

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Tanja Frieden is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Snowboarding
Tanja Frieden 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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Tyler Jewell is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Snowboarding
Tyler Jewell United States of America Tyler Jewell is a professional snowboarder.

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Hans-Jörg Unterrainer is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Snowboarding
Hans-Jörg Unterrainer Austria Hans-Jörg Unterrainer is a professional snowboarder.

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Kjersti Buaas is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Snowboarding
Kjersti Buaas 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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James Hamilton is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Snowboarding
James Hamilton New Zealand James Hamilton is a professional snowboarder.

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Nick Baumgartner is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Snowboarding
Nick Baumgartner United States of America Nick Baumgartner is a professional snowboarder.

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Heidi Neururer is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Snowboarding
Heidi Neururer Austria Heidi Neururer is a professional snowboarder from Austria. Her speciality is the Parallel Slalom.

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Marion Kreiner is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Snowboarding
Marion Kreiner Austria Marion Kreiner is a professional snowboarder.

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Alena Zavarzina is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Snowboarding
Alena Zavarzina Russia Alena Zavarzina is a professional snowboarder.

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Holly Crawford is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Snowboarding
Holly Crawford Australia Holly Crawford is a professional snowboarder.

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Nate Holland is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Snowboarding
Nate Holland United States of America Nate Holland is an American snowboarder. Holland won a gold medal in Snowboard Cross at the 2007 Winter X Games XI in Aspen, Colorado. He won another gold medal at the 2008 Winter X Games XII, ...more

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Nicolien Sauerbreij is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Snowboarding
Nicolien Sauerbreij Netherlands Nicolien Sauerbreij is a Dutch professional snowboarder. She won seven World Cup races and ranked first in the parallel giant slalom standings of the 2007–2008 and the 2009–2010 World Cup. She ...more

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Peetu Piiroinen is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Snowboarding
Peetu Piiroinen Finland Peetu Piiroinen is a Finnish snowboarder.

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Mattias Blomberg is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Snowboarding
Mattias Blomberg Sweden Mattias Blomberg is a professional snowboarder.

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Philipp Schoch is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Snowboarding
Astro89 added Philipp Schoch 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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Kendall Brown is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Snowboarding
Kendall Brown New Zealand Kendall Brown, is a halfpipe snowboarder based in Wanaka, New Zealand. 16 years old, at the 2006 Winter Olympics she finished 25th. At the 2010 Winter Olympics she finished 15th, after ...more

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Helene Olafsen is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Snowboarding
Helene Olafsen 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

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Roland Fischnaller is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Snowboarding
Roland Fischnaller Italy Roland Fischnaller is a professional snowboarder.

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Svetlana Boldikova is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Snowboarding
Svetlana Boldikova 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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Zeng Xiaoye is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Snowboarding
Zeng Xiaoye China Xiaoye Zeng is a professional snowboarder.

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Michal Ligocki is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Snowboarding
Michal Ligocki Poland Michał Ligocki is a Polish snowboarder. He is a participant at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi.

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Danny Kass is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Snowboarding
Danny Kass United States of America Daniel "Danny" Kass is an American professional snowboarder who has competed at Olympic level. Kass was born in Pompton Plains section of Pequannock Township, New Jersey. He grew up in ...more

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Rok Marguč is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Snowboarding
Rok Marguč Slovenia Rok Marguč is a professional snowboarder.

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Scotty Lago is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Snowboarding
Scotty Lago United States of America Scotty Lago is an American snowboarder. He is the 2004 world quarterpipe champion and winner of a bronze medal at the 2010 Winter Olympics.

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Ina Meschik is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Snowboarding
Ina Meschik Austria Ina Meschik is a professional snowboarder.

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Rebecca Sinclair is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Snowboarding
Rebecca Sinclair New Zealand Rebecca Sinclair is a professional snowboarder.

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Heidi Krings is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Snowboarding
Heidi Krings Austria Heidi Krings is a professional snowboarder.

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Michelle Gorgone is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Snowboarding
Michelle Gorgone United States of America Michelle Gorgone is a professional snowboarder.