Marte Gjefsen

Disciplines: SkiFrom: Sandnes, NOR NORBorn: 03/06/89

About Marte

The defending Skier X gold medalist, Marte Gjefsen went from the hospital to the top of the podium at X Games Aspen 2012. With casts on both hands from a practice crash, she qualified first, and came from behind in every heat to win gold. The Viking Queen and two-time Olympian has 3 World Cup victories in 69 starts and is also a 5-time Swedish National Champion. At the 2015 National Championship she broke her collarbone and fractured a rib competing in the mogul finals. She continued to compete and won the ski cross National Championship. The 26-year-old is studying at the University of Stavanger to become a math teacher, and plays lacrosse for the Lady Hawks (university team).

  • 2012 XG SX gold medalist (with a sprained thumb). She has competed three times at X Games, making the final in two out of three appearances. In 2011, she was sick, in her hotel room when she wasn't on the course.
  • 5
  • time Swedish National Champion, including current, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2015 Swedish National Champion (ski cross).
  • World Cup Record: 69 starts, 9 podiums, 3 wins.

X Games Medal Count

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X Games Competition History

Winter X Games Aspen 2012 SKI Skier X1st
Winter X 2011 SKI Skier X9th
Winter X 2010 SKI Skier X6th