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Seth Wescott Profile


Seth Wescott

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About Seth Wescott:

Seth Wescott is the most decorated athlete in the history of men's snowboard cross, having won Olympic Gold in both 2006 and 2010. He also holds 8 Winter X-Games medals, and is a three-time U.S. Champion in the event, as well as the 2005 World Champion. Hailing from North Carolina, Wescott honed his skills at Maine's legendary Carabassett Valley Academy.

Born: June 28, 1976 (Age 33)
Hometown: Durham, NC
Resides: Carabassett Valley, ME
Height/Weight: 6' 1" / 195 lbs

Riding Info

Home Mountain: Sugarloaf, ME
Sponsors: Visa, Bern, Bolle, Buzz Studios, Sugarloaf/USA, Octagon, Off the Podium, U.S.A. Snowboarding

Career Highlights:

Although Seth Wescott has spent a great deal of time logging first descents in the mountains of Alaska, his career as a snowboard cross racer defines him. Wescott has been a Winter X-Games finalist 13 times, taking home 8 medals in the event. He has won three U.S. Championships, the 2005 World Championship, and two Olympic Gold medals (in 2006 and 2010), making him the only man to ever win Olympic Gold in snowboard cross.

Wescott began snowboarding at the age of 7, although he also skied while growing up. At the age of 13, he decided to focus full-time on snowboarding.

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