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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

  • Shaun White1

    BirthplaceSan Diego, California, United States of America

    Shaun Roger White (born September 3, 1986) is an American professional snowboarder,...  more

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  • Hannah Teter2

    BirthplaceBelmont, Vermont, Vermont, United States of America

    Hannah Teter (born January 27, 1987) is an American snowboarder. She is an Olympic champion,...  more

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  • Torah Bright3

    BirthplaceCooma, Australia

    Torah Jane Bright (born 27 December 1986) is an Australian professional snowboarder. She is...  more

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  • Torstein Horgmo4

    BirthplaceTrondheim, Norway

    Torstein Horgmo (born 18 February 1987) is a Norwegian professional snowboarder. Horgmo has...  more
  • Gretchen Bleiler5

    Gretchen Bleiler

    Age: 39

    BirthplaceToledo, Ohio, United States of America

    Gretchen Elisabeth Bleiler (born April 10, 1981 in Toledo, Ohio) is an American former...  more
  • Travis Rice6

    BirthplaceJackson Hole, Grant Village, Wyoming, United States of America

    Travis Rice (born October 9, 1982) is an American professional snowboarder. He is #13 on...  more
  • Linn Haug7

    Linn Haug

    Age: 30

    BirthplaceTrondheim, Norway

    Linn Haug is a Norwegian snowboarder from Trondheim, Norway. She has been riding a snowboard...  more
  • Alena Zavarzina8

    BirthplaceNovosibirsk, Russia

    Alena Zavarzina is a professional snowboarder....  more
  • Mark McMorris9

    Mark McMorris

    Age: 26

    BirthplaceRegina, Canada

    Mark Lee McMorris (born 9 December 1993) is a Canadian professional snowboarder who...  more
  • Silje Norendal10

    BirthplaceKongsberg, Norway

    Silje Norendal is a professional snowboarder....  more
  • Ina Meschik11

    BirthplaceSankt Veit an der Glan, Austria

    Ina Meschik is a professional snowboarder....  more
  • Ross Rebagliati12

    BirthplaceVancouver, Canada

    Ross Rebagliati (born July 14, 1971) is a Canadian professional snowboarder, Olympic Gold...  more
  • Kaitlyn Farrington13

    BirthplaceHailey, Idaho

    Kaitlyn Brooke Farrington is a former American professional snowboarder who grew up on a...  more
  • Sophie Rodriguez14
    Sophie Rodriguez is a professional snowboarder....  more
  • Scott James15

    BirthplaceEast Melbourne, Australia

    Scott James (born 6 July 1994) is an Australian snowboarder. He was the flag bearer for...  more
  • Brad Martin16

    BirthplaceHamilton, Canada

    Brad Martin (born August 12, 1986) is a Canadian snowboarder who specializes in the halfpipe....  more
  • Yekaterina Tudegesheva17

    BirthplaceRostov-on-Don, Russia

    Yekaterina Nikolayevna Tudegesheva (Russian: Екатерина Николаевна Тудегешева, also spelled...  more
  • Yuri Podladchikov18

    Yuri Podladchikov

    Age: 32

    BirthplaceMoscow, Russia

    Iouri Iourеvich Podladtchikov (Russian: Юрий Юрьевич Подладчиков, born 13 September 1988) is a...  more
  • Dominique Vallee19


    Dominique Vallee (born April 9, 1981) is a Canadian snowboarder, specializing in the halfpipe...  more
  • Greg Bretz20

    Greg Bretz

    Age: 29

    BirthplaceAnaheim, California

    Gregory "Greg" Bretz (born December 19, 1990 in Anaheim, California) is an American...  more
  • Elena Hight21

    BirthplaceKauai, Hawaii, USA

    Elena Hight is a professional snowboarder....  more
  • Seppe Smits22

    BirthplaceWestmalle, Belgium

    Sebastien "Seppe" Smits (born 13 July 1991, in Westmalle) is a Belgian professional...  more
  • Patrizia Kummer23

    Patrizia Kummer

    Age: 32

    BirthplaceMühlebach, Switzerland

    Patrizia Kummer is a professional snowboarder....  more
  • Sarah Conrad24

    BirthplaceHalifax Regional Municipality, Canada

    Sarah Conrad is a professional snowboarder....  more
  • Mike Robertson25

    BirthplaceEdmonton, Canada

    Mike Robertson is a professional snowboarder....  more

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