Elena Hight

Disciplines: SnowboardFrom: Lake Tahoe, CA USA USABorn: 08/17/89

About Elena

Elena put down an incredible run at X Games Aspen in 2017 that earned the 28-year-old her first X Games gold medal. She will make her 14th X Games appearance in 2018 and now finally has a medal of every color with 1 gold, 3 silver and 2 bronze. Elena made history in 2013 when she landed a double alley-oop backside rodeo at XG Aspen, becoming the first woman to land a double cork in any competition and the first person male or female to perform that specific trick in a comp. Passionate about healthy living and conserving the environment, Elena is busy with Protect Our Winters (POW) and Boarding for Breast Cancer (B4BC) when she's not on her riding.

  • 6 medals in 13 appearances: gold at Aspen in 2017. Also owns 3 silver and 2 bronze.
  • First woman to land a double cork (double alley
  • oop backside rodeo, 2012). First snowboarder to do that trick in a comp: XG Aspen 2013.
  • First female to land a 900 in SBD halfpipe competition (Breckenridge Grand Prix, Dec. 2003).
  • Two
  • time Winter Olympian: 2006 (6th), 2010 (10th)

X Games Medal Count

1

3

2

X Games Competition History

X Games Aspen 2017 SBD SuperPipe1st
X Games Aspen 2016 SBD SuperPipe8th
X Games Aspen 2015 SBD SuperPipe8th
X Games Aspen 2014 SBD SuperPipe8th
Winter X Games Tignes 2013 SBD SuperPipe2nd
Winter X Games Aspen 2013 SBD SuperPipe2nd
Winter X Games Aspen 2012 SBD SuperPipe2nd
Winter X 2011 SBD SuperPipe3rd
Winter X 2010 SBD SuperPipe6th
Winter X 2007 SBD SuperPipe3rd
Winter X 2006 SBD SuperPipe12th
Winter X 2005 SBD SuperPipe8th
Winter X 2004 SBD SuperPipe6th