The 21-year-old Gold had a strong 2014 season, when he made the podium at three Olympic qualifiers, including a win in a competitive field at the Copper Mountain Grand Prix, and another at the first Grand Prix of 2015. Although the X Games haven't shown his true talent and he struggled in Sochi, Taylor is stylish and tech, with a double Michalchuk and frontside 1260. He's the older brother of X Games SuperPipe medalist Arielle Gold. The siblings come from Steamboat Springs, CO, where Taylor has been riding since age 7, and are living together for winter 2015 in Breckenridge.
- Taylor has two X Games appearances. He placed 12th in X Games Tignes 2013 and 14th at X Games Aspen 2014. He won the first Grand Prix of 2015 at Copper Mountain and finished 14th in halfpipe at his first Olympics in Sochi 2014. He is the older brother of X Games medalist Arielle Gold and a member of the 2015 US Snowboarding Halfpipe Team.
X Games Competition History
|X Games Aspen 2015|| SBD SuperPipe||9th|
|X Games Aspen 2014|| SBD SuperPipe||14th|
|Winter X Games Tignes 2013|| SBD SuperPipe||12th|