Hagen Kearney has proven he is hungry for success with a World Cup SBX team win and several top-ten World Cup and X Games finishes. (Oliver Kraus/FIS)
Hagen Kearney and Nick Baumgartner claimed the gold-medal win, while teammates Lindsey Jacobellis and Faye Gulini earned bronze in the Snowboardcross team event at the FIS Freestyle Ski and Snowboard World Championships.
Hagen Kearney finished sixth overall for the men. Lindsey Jacobellis (Stratton Mountain, VT) was the top finisher for the American women, making the small final for an eighth-place finish.
Telluride’s Hagen Kearney is a different kind of athlete, and the sport of snowboardcross may never be quite the same.
Hagen Kearney kicked off the Snowboardcross season with his first career World Cup Victory in Austria Friday.
Lindsey Jacobellis and Alex Deibold posted the top U.S. results in the final snowboard cross FIS World Cup of the season Sunday.
Lindsey Jacobellis (Stratton Mountain, VT) finished fourth, while Mick Dierdorff (Steamboat Spring, CO) was sixth at the FIS Snowboard World Cup Sunday in Germany.
Lindsey Jacobellis and teammate Faye Gulini battled to a silver medal at the FIS World Cup Snowboardcross team event at Montafon.
Lindsey Jacobellis sped into second and led the USA in the season finale snowboardcross event in La Molina on Saturday.
Seven-time X Games gold medalist Lindsey Jacobellis teamed up with Olympian Callan Chythlook-Sifsof to mount a joint comeback, taking second in the women’s team World Cup in Montafon on Sunday.
Trevor Jacob and Faye Gulini took the top spots and clinched the U.S. titles in the 2013 Sprint U.S. Grand Prix at Canyons.
Nick Baumgartner finished seventh to lead the USA at the FIS Snowboard World Championships SBX.
Nick Baumgartner (Iron River, MI) was fifth during frigid snowboardcross qualifiers at the FIS Snowboard World Championships at Stoneham.
Seth Wescott and Nate Holland combined to win the team SBX at the Paul Mitchell Progression Session in Telluride.
Seth Wescott won the USANA Snowboardcross Cup in Telluride, his first victory in four years.
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Hagan Kearney is a motorcyle loving, metal head skateboarder with a knack for the snowboardcross course. He fell in love with snowboarding at nine years old when a family vacation turned into a family relocation to Telluride, CO.
New to the World Cup circuit in 2012, Kearney proved his mettle with impressive Nor-Am finishes, including a whopping eight top-ten finishes in 2012. His World Cup fifth-place finish at Valmalenco, Italy was proof that this versatile athlete has lots of podiums to clean up in the years to come.
In 2013 Kearney competed in seven World Cup races and took the SBX team win at the World Cup opener in Montafon, Austria. During his second season on the SBX team, Kearney continued to impress with consistent points on the World Cup tour and a ninth-place finish at the 2014 X Games.
He's a now a three-time X Games athlete and in 2016 he logged a couple of top-ten World Cup finishes, as well as a win at the Nor-Am Cup at Ski Cooper in February.
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