Monday, 5 January 2015

Lindsey Jacobellis

American Snowboarder

Factfile
Name: Lindsey Jacobellis
Nationality: American
Date of Birth: 19 August 1985
Place of Birth: Danbury, Connecticut, USA
Sport: Snowboard
Height: 1m68cm (5'6)

Lindsey is a famous name in Snowboardcross, she has had a very successful career tinged with extreme bad luck. Although an 8 times Gold Medallist in Snowboardcross at the Winter X Games, when it comes to the Olympic Gold, she has had bad luck. In 2006 when leading by a distance on the last jump she showboated a didn't land an unneccessary trick. She lost out on Gold. In 2010 she also crashed and to avoid a collision missed a gate and missed out on the medal round. In 2014 she was leading her Semi Final race and again crashed.

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