Who is Lindsey Jacobellis?
Lindsey Jacobellis is a pioneer American snowboarder who holds the world record for most medals won by a female snowboard cross athlete. Accordingly, she has won five World Championships and ten X Games titles. Recently, she proclaimed gold at the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics
As a matter of fact, Lindsey has also earned 19 gold medals, two silver medals, and two bronze medals in her prolific career. Besides, Jacobellis has also participated in variety of competitions including the Olympics, Winter X Games, World Championships, and Junior World Championships.
Profile of Lindsey Jacobellis
|Full Name||Lindsey Jacobellis|
|Popular As||Lindsey Jacobellis|
|Birthdate||19th August, 1985|
|Place of Birth||Danbury, Connecticut, US|
|Profession||Pro Snowboarder, Model & Entrepreneur|
|Race / Ethnicity||Undisclosed|
|Institution||Stratton Mountain School|
|Age||37 Years Old|
|Height||5’5” (165 cm)|
|Parents||Ben Jacobellis (Father) & Anita Jacobellis (Mother)|
|Net Worth||$1 Million USD|
Lindsey Jacobellis is a famous American snowboarder and hails from Stratton, Vermont. As a five-time World Champion and ten-time X Games champion, she led the league for nearly two decades. Moreover, Jacobellis made her Olympic debut with earning a silver medal in the 2006 Winter Olympics in the Women’s Snowboard Cross category. Further, she successfully won gold in the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics.
Early-life, Education & Family Background
Lindsey Jacobellis was born in Danbury, Connecticut on 19th August, 1985.Additionally, she is the daughter of Ben and Anita Jacobellis, and has a sibling named Ben who is also a competitive snowboarder.
Regarding her education, Lindsey graduated in 2003 from Stratton Mountain School, a college preparation high school with a sports emphasis on producing winter athletes. In addition, she was a competitive skier during her early years but she transitioned to snowboarding after her family’s home burned down destroying all her equipment when she was eight years old.
Reportedly, she was the only female snowboard cross athlete, and she claims that competing against males inspired her attitude to the sport.
Lindsey Jacobellis’s Professional Career
Lindsey Jacobellis commenced her athletic career in 2003, and competed in the 2003 Winter X Games winning bronze. Ever since, she has competed in snowboard cross, snowboard slopestyle, and snowboard halfpipe tournaments. Consequently, she made her Olympic debut at the 2006 Winter Olympics on Turin. During the event, she earned a silver medal. Likewise, after winning gold in 2008, 2009, and 2010, Lindsey claimed her fourth consecutive gold medal in snowboard cross at the Winter X Games in 2011.
Remarkably, Lindsey was recently proclaimed Olympic champion earning gold in the discipline of snowboard cross at the 2022 Winter Olympics. Moreover, before claiming gold at the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing, she was unsuccessful to medal in the previous three Olympics.
In addition to being a professional snowboarder, Jacobellis appeared on a charity edition of MTV’s “The Challenge”. Reportedly, she participated in the competition to generate donations for the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. Moreover, in the final challenge, she placed second with her teammate Kamerion Wimbley.
Honors & Achievements
Lindsey demonstrated excellence for nearly two decades as a five-time World Champion and ten-time X Games champion. Accordingly, Jacobellis won a silver medal in the 2006 Winter Olympics in the Women’s Snowboard Cross event. Meanwhile, she earned her fourth gold medal in snowboard cross in a row at Winter X.
Most recently, she won gold at the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing. Furthermore, she was also nominated for the ESPY Award for Best Female Action Sports Athlete.
Lindsey’s Personal-life & Relationships
Lindsey Jacobellis hasn’t married yet, and she doesn’t have a partner at present. She did, however, date Adam Bakkedahl in 2016. Nonetheless, it is unclear whether the couple is still together. In addition, Lindsey currently resides in Vermont and Connecticut.
Lindsey Jacobellis has a fabulous physique while her naturally blonde hair completes her appearance. Meanwhile, she has brown eyes and blonde curly hair. Likewise, she has a height of 5’5″ (165 cm).
Social Media Handles of Lindsey Jacobellis
Jacobellis is active on several social media platforms and can be accessed via her personal social media accounts. Currently, she has over 304k followers on her verified Instagram account. Similarly, she also has more than 21,000 Facebook fans and 13,000 Twitter followers. Likewise, she usually updates her well-wishers with images and short videos.
Net Worth of Lindsey Jacobellis
Lindsey Jacobellis, the talented American snowboarder, is projected to have a net worth of over $1 million as of 2022. Accordingly, her snowboarding career provides her with the majority of her income. Meanwhile, her actual net worth and revenue from her career remains undisclosed.