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List of Famous Snowboarders

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List of the most notable and famous snowboarders in the world, with photos when available. Most prominent snowboarders worldwide and top snowboarders in America can be found on this list ordered by their level of prominence. You might also be interested in other extreme Winter Olympic events and the hottest female snowboarders. From reputable snowboarders to the lesser known snowboarders in history and today, these are the top snowboarders in their field, and should answer the question "who are the most famous snowboarders in the world?"

Shaun White is one snowboarder who has brought the previously unknown sport of snowboarding into the mainstream. The sport is now part of the Winter Olympics, which is no small feat. Snowboarding isn't just popular among professionals, but young kids as well. That in itself will keep snowboarding among the fasting growing sports in the world.

List features popular snowboarders like Hannah Teter, Scotty Lago, Gretchen Bleiler, and more! These individuals are amongst the most insane athletes on the planet. They're willing to out race avalanches for the sake of fresh powder. The maneuvers and tricks they do off huge jumps is insane. Nothing but respect for these ballsy athletes.

You can also find these extreme athletes on our lists of famous male snowboarders and famous female snowboarders

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Shaun White is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Snowboarders
Age: 32

Birthplace: USA, California, San Diego

Shaun Roger White (born September 3, 1986) is an American professional snowboarder, skateboarder and musician. He is a three-time Olympic gold medalist. He holds the record for the most X-Games ...more

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Hannah Teter is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Snowboarders
Age: 32

Birthplace: Vermont, USA, Belmont, Vermont

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 ...more

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Torah Bright is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Snowboarders
Age: 32

Birthplace: Cooma, Australia

Torah Jane Bright (born 27 December 1986) is an Australian professional snowboarder. She is Australia's most successful Winter Olympian, former Olympic gold and silver medalist, two time X Games ...more

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Torstein Horgmo is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Snowboarders
Age: 32

Birthplace: Trondheim, Norway

Torstein Horgmo (born 18 February 1987) is a Norwegian professional snowboarder. Horgmo has competed, and medalled in, a variety of slopestyle and big air snowboarding competitions. He rides ...more
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Gretchen Bleiler is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Snowboarders
Gretchen Bleiler Age: 37

Birthplace: Toledo, Ohio, United States of America

Gretchen Elisabeth Bleiler (born April 10, 1981 in Toledo, Ohio) is an American former professional halfpipe snowboarder.

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Travis Rice is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Snowboarders
Age: 36

Birthplace: Jackson Hole, Grant Village, Wyoming, United States of America

Travis Rice (born October 9, 1982) is an American professional snowboarder. He is #13 on Snowboarder magazine’s list of the 20 most influential snowboarders of the last 20 years. The 36-year-old ...more
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Linn Haug is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Snowboarders
Linn Haug Age: 28

Birthplace: Trondheim, 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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Alena Zavarzina is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Snowboarders
Age: 29

Birthplace: Novosibirsk, Russia

Alena Zavarzina is a professional snowboarder.

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Mark McMorris is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Snowboarders
Mark McMorris Age: 25

Birthplace: Regina, Canada

Mark Lee McMorris (born 9 December 1993) is a Canadian professional snowboarder who specializes in slopestyle and big air events. While filming for Transworld Snowboarding's "Park ...more
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Silje Norendal is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Snowboarders
Age: 25

Birthplace: Kongsberg, Norway

Silje Norendal is a professional snowboarder.

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Ina Meschik is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Snowboarders
Age: 28

Birthplace: Sankt Veit an der Glan, Austria

Ina Meschik is a professional snowboarder.

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Ross Rebagliati is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Snowboarders
Age: 47

Birthplace: Vancouver, Canada

Ross Rebagliati (born July 14, 1971) is a Canadian professional snowboarder, Olympic Gold Medal Winner and founder of Legacy Brands, a CBD consumables company and Ross' Gold, a medical cannabis ...more
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Kaitlyn Farrington is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Snowboarders
Age: 29

Birthplace: Hailey, Idaho

Kaitlyn Brooke Farrington is a former American professional snowboarder who grew up on a cattle ranch near Bellevue, Idaho, and now lives in Salt Lake City, Utah. She won the gold medal in the ...more

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Sophie Rodriguez is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Snowboarders
Age: 30

Birthplace: Échirolles, Grenoble, France

Sophie Rodriguez is a professional snowboarder.

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Scott James is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Snowboarders
Age: 24

Birthplace: East Melbourne, Australia

Scott James (born 6 July 1994) is an Australian snowboarder. He was the flag bearer for Australia at the 2018 Winter Olympics, where he won a bronze medal in halfpipe.
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Brad Martin is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Snowboarders
Age: 32

Birthplace: Hamilton, Canada

Brad Martin (born August 12, 1986) is a Canadian snowboarder who specializes in the halfpipe. Martin was born and resides in Hamilton, Ontario, currently in the west Hamilton area of Ancaster.
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Yekaterina Tudegesheva ... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Snowboarders
Age: 31

Birthplace: Rostov-on-Don, Russia

Yekaterina Nikolayevna Tudegesheva (Russian: Екатерина Николаевна Тудегешева, also spelled Ekaterina; born October 30, 1987 in Rostov-on-Don) is a Russian professional snowboarder. She is an ...more

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Yuri Podladchikov is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Snowboarders
Yuri Podladchikov Age: 30

Birthplace: Moscow, Russia

Iouri Iourеvich Podladtchikov (Russian: Юрий Юрьевич Подладчиков, born 13 September 1988) is a Russian-born Swiss snowboarder. He rides goofy stance. He has competed since 2000. He won the gold ...more

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Dominique Vallee is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Snowboarders
Age: 37

Birthplace: Canada

Dominique Vallee (born April 9, 1981) is a Canadian snowboarder, specializing in the halfpipe and snowboard cross events.

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Greg Bretz is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Snowboarders
Greg Bretz Age: 28

Birthplace: Anaheim, California

Gregory "Greg" Bretz (born December 19, 1990 in Anaheim, California) is an American snowboarder who has competed since 2004. His first and to date only World Cup victory was in Canada ...more
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Elena Hight is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Snowboarders
Age: 29

Birthplace: Kauai, Hawaii, United States of America

Elena Hight is a professional snowboarder.

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Seppe Smits is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Snowboarders
Age: 27

Birthplace: Westmalle, Belgium

Sebastien "Seppe" Smits (born 13 July 1991, in Westmalle) is a Belgian professional snowboarder and World Championship medalist. Smits started snowboarding at a serious level in the ...more
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Patrizia Kummer is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Snowboarders
Patrizia Kummer Age: 31

Birthplace: Mühlebach, Switzerland

Patrizia Kummer is a professional snowboarder.

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Sarah Conrad is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Snowboarders
Age: 33

Birthplace: Halifax Regional Municipality, Canada

Sarah Conrad is a professional snowboarder.

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Mike Robertson is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Snowboarders
Age: 33

Birthplace: Edmonton, Canada

Mike Robertson is a professional snowboarder.