Lindsey Jacobellis is the most decorated athlete in the history of her sport, and after sealing a Winter X Games four-peat in 2011, still on top of her game.
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.
U.S. Snowboarding athlete Jackie Hernandez finished sixth during the snowboardcross World Cup season opener on Saturday in Montafon, Austria, while Olympic medalist Lindsey Jacobellis (pictured) finished seventh in her first race in nearly two years.
Olympic medalists Seth Wescott (Sugarloaf, ME) and Lindsey Jacobellis (Stratton, VT), along with seven-time X Games gold medalist Nate Holland (Squaw Valley, CA), headline U.S. Snowboarding’s 2013-14 snowboardcross team.
U.S. Snowboarding’s top snowboardcross athletes, including Seth Wescott, Nate Holland and Lindsey Jacobellis began on-snow preparation for the upcoming World Championship season.
Lindsey Jacobellis won the Veysonnaz World Cup SBX for the 24th World Cup win of her career.
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With a silver medal at the 2006 Torino Olympics, 26 World Cup wins, nine X Games medals (seven of which are gold) and numerous podiums, it is clear why Jacobellis has a strong hold on women’s snowboardcross. She has been dominating the circuit for almost seven straight seasons.
The 2012 season brought three consecutive World Cup wins to Jacobellis before a knee injury during X Games practice forced her to check out the action from the sidelines and even worse, miss gunning for a fifth straight gold.
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