Oystein Braaten

Disciplines: SkiFrom: Torpo, NOR NORBorn: 07/21/95

About Oystein

Now one of the best contest skiers on the scene, Braaten earned a convincing Slopestyle gold at X Games Aspen 2017. He backed it up with a win in front of the home-country crowd at XG Norway. Now a two-time winner of the AFP slopestyle title (2016 and 2017), Braaten -- who is a native of the tiny Torpo, Norway (pop. 405!) -- also was nominated for a 2017 ESPY for Best Male Action Sports Athlete. He's favored to add to his medal collection at X Games Aspen 2018. Action sports runs in the family: Oystein's brother, Gjermund, has multiple X Games Snowboard appearances. Both brothers competed in the 2014 Sochi Games.

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X Games Medal Count

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X Games Competition History

X Games Aspen 2018 SKI Big Air2nd
X Games Aspen 2018 SKI Slopestyle2nd
X Games Norway 2017 SKI Big Air8th
X Games Norway 2017 SKI Slopestyle1st
X Games Aspen 2017 SKI Slopestyle1st
X Games Oslo 2016 SKI Big Air5th
X Games Aspen 2016 SKI Slopestyle3rd
X Games Aspen 2015 SKI Slopestyle13th