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.
Faye Gulini (right) rode to fourth after a heartbreaking crash forced Lindsey Jacobellis out of the big final and into seventh on Sunday at the snowboardcross event of the 2014 Sochi Olympic Winter Games.
Seven snowboardcross athletes, including Olympic silver medalist Lindsey Jacobellis, have been nominated to the 2014 Olympic team. (Photo: Sarah Brunson/U.S. Snowboarding)
Olympians Nate Holland (in green) and Lindsey Jacobellis both took snowboardcross gold at X Games Aspen Friday, less than two weeks before heading to Sochi, Russia for the 2014 Olympic Winter Games.
Lindsey Jacobellis (blue bib) closed out the Olympic selection period for snowboardcross with a third-place finish in the FIS Snowboard World Cup Sunday in Vallnord.
Trevor Jacob rode to his career first snowboardcross victory Saturday in the FIS Snowboard World Cup in Vallnord, putting him in prime position to make the Olympic team with just a month to go before Sochi.
Olympic silver medalist Lindsey Jacobellis (Stratton Mountain, VT) made her over-due return to the podium Saturday with her first snowboardcross World Cup victory in nearly two years in Lake Louise.
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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