2011 XG Snowboarder X gold medalist Nick Baumgartner is a dual-sport threat (TORC truck racing and boardercross) and self-proclaimed U.P. (Upper Peninsula of Michigan) hillbilly and meathead. He finished third at the 2015 World Snowboard Championships (Kreischberg, AUT) and has been one of the top-ranked Americans since 2006, finishing 3rd overall in 2009. The former linebacker and all-American wrestler has a sign in Bates Township, Mich., welcoming visitors to the "Home of Nick Baumgartner." The father of 11-year old Landon has one female in his life -- dog, Oakley. When not racing, Baumgartner often works pouring concrete.
- time XG medalist in 11 appearances; 2011 Snowboarder X gold.
- Has competed in three sports at XG: Snowboarder X, UltraCross and Stadium Super Trucks.
- Finished 3rd at the 2015 World Snowboard Championships (Kreischberg, AUT, Jan. 16, 2015).
- Named 2011 Rookie of the Year in the TORC series (truck racing).
- Two time Olympian (20th in 2010, tied for 25th in 2014).
X Games Competition History
|X Games Aspen 2015|| SBD Snowboarder X||4th|
|X Games Austin 2014|| TRK Racing||8th|
|X Games Aspen 2014|| SBD Snowboarder X||19th|
|Winter X Games Aspen 2012|| SBD Snowboarder X||2nd|
|Winter X 2011|| SBD Snowboarder X||1st|
|Winter X 2010|| SBD Snowboarder X||6th|
|Winter X 2009|| SBD Snowboarder X||5th|
|Winter X 2008|| SBD Snowboarder X||8th|
|Winter X 2007|| SBD Snowboarder X||8th|
|Winter X 2006|| SBD Snowboarder X||12th|
|Winter X 2005|| SBD Snowboarder X||9th|
|Winter X 2005|| ULX UltraCross||8th|