Elena Hight

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Date of Birth August 17, 1989
Place of Birth Kauai, Hawaii
Age 31 years old
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Elena Hight

Elena Hight is an American Olympic snowboarder. In May 2012, while training with the U.S. snowboard team in Mammoth, California, Hight became the first woman to land a double backside alley-oop rodeo in a halfpipe. On January 26, 2013, at Winter X Games XVII, Hight became the first snowboarder to land a double backside alley-oop rodeo during a halfpipe competition.

Sport: snowboarding
Event(s): halfpipe
Turned pro: 2002
Olympic finals: 2006 Winter Olympics 6th ladies' halfpipe, 2010 Winter Olympics 10th ladies' halfpipe

About Elena Hight

Snowboarder who represented the United States at the 2006 and 2010 Winter Olympics. She also medaled at the 2007 and 2011-2013 Winter X Games.

Before Fame

She grew up surfing in Hawaii and quickly adapted those skills to snowboarding when she moved to Lake Tahoe, California. She went pro at 13.

Achievement

In her first year as a professional, she became the first female to land a 900 in competition. She was on the cover of Oxygen Magazine in February 2014.

Family Life

She was born to Mike and Myra Hight and has three siblings.

Associations

She and Kelly Clark both snowboarded for the US at the 2010 Winter Olympics.

Information related to Elena Hight

  • Olympic snowboarders of the United States
  • Sportspeople from Hawaii
  • Snowboarders at the 2006 Winter Olympics
  • Snowboarders at the 2010 Winter Olympics
  • Sportspeople from California
  • X Games athletes
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Latest information about Elena Hight updated on October 25, 2020.

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