Klaudia Medlova is a Slovakian snowboarder who is at the forefront of a progressive movement in women's snowboarding. The 24-year-old made history in March 2015 when she became the first woman to land a double backside rodeo (Nine Queens, Austria) and again in December 2016 when she became the first woman to land a double cork off a jump in competition (Copper Grand Prix, frontside double cork 1080). Klaudia grew up riding the local mountain of Jasna Nizke Tatry with her family and also competed in gymnastics for 12 years, starting at the age of 4. Slovakia has produced only one medalist in X Games history: Martina Svobodova (AIL Park 2000-2003). Medlova could become the first winter event medalist for her country.
- Aspen 2018 is her 4th X Games appearance: Best finish 5th in Big Air, XG Oslo 2016.
- Landed a double backside rodeo at Nine Queens in March 2015 (first by a woman)
- Landed a frontside double cork 1080 at the U.S. Grand Prix at Copper Mountain in Dec. 2016 (first off a jump in competition by a woman).
- 3rd in big air, FIS World Cup Moscow (Jan. 2017)
- Could become the first Slovakian winter event medalist in X Games history.
X Games Competition History
|X Games Aspen 2017|| SBD Big Air||8th|
|X Games Oslo 2016|| SBD Big Air||5th|
|X Games Aspen 2016|| SBD Slopestyle||7th|