Seamus O'Connor may sound like he's from Ireland, and indeed, he competed at age 16 under the Emerald Isle flag in the 2014 Olympics in two disciplines (15th in halfpipe, 17th in slopestyle). He's the only snowboarder on the Irish Olympic team, but he was born and raised in the USA. With a serious dedication to the sport, this high school senior was crowned the Burton European Junior halfpipe champion in 2012.
- X Games rookie.
- Born and raised in the USA, but competed for Ireland in both halfpipe (15th) and slopestyle (17th) at the 2014 Sochi Olympics. He's the only snowboarder on the Irish Winter Olympic Team. He was just 16 at the time.
X Games Competition History
|X Games Oslo 2016||Men's Snowboard SuperPipe||13|