This article will answer every question you have about Lindsey Jacobellis. Below are some of the frequently asked questions about her.
- What does Lindsey do for a living?
- Who are Lindsey’s parents and siblings?
- What are Lindsey’s interests and hobbies?
- Is Lindsey married or does she have a girlfriend/ boyfriend?
- Does Lindsey have any children?
- Where is Lindsey now?
- How tall is Lindsey?
- How much money does Lindsey earn?
- What is Lindsey’s net worth?
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Who is Lindsey Jacobellis?
Lindsey Jacobellis is a well-known American snowboarder. She has Snowboarded competitively in Snowboard Slopestyle, Snowboard Halfpipe, and Snowboardcross competitions.
Lindsey is famously known for dominating the snowboard cross for almost two decades. She won a silver medal in women’s snowboard cross in her Olympic debut at the 2006 Winter Olympics. At the 2022 Winter Olympics snowboard cross, she won a gold medal.
How Old is Lindsey Jacobellis?
Lindsey is 36 years old as of February 2022 having been born on August 19, 1985, in Danbury, Connecticut, U.S.A. She shares her birthday with celebrities such as Tony Lopez, Tayler Holder, Ethan Cutkosky, John Stamos, Lexi Jayde, and many more.
Lindsey Jacobellis’s Family
Who are Lindsey Jacobellis’s Parents?
Jacobellis was born to Ben Jacobellis (Father) who was a professional snowboarder and Anita Jacobellis (Mother). Her mother was diagnosed with breast cancer but was treated thanks to early detection. In a 2014 Instagram post, Lindsey declared her mother cancer-free at the 10-year mark.
Does Lindsey Jacobellis have any siblings?
Lindsey has an elder brother, Ben. His brother introduced Jacobellis to snowboarding at the age of 10.
Lindsey Jacobellis’s Education
Jacobellis received her high school at Stratton Mountain School but did not attend college as she was busy training with her snowboard.
Lindsey Jacobellis’s Marital Status
Lindsey is not yet married but is in a relationship with Adam Bakkedahl. They have been dating since 2016.
Lindsey Jacobellis’s Career
Lindsey made her debut in the 2003 Winter X Games where she won bronze in slopestyle. Jacobellis fell after an attempted celebratory method grab making her settle for silver, at the 2006 Winter Olympics gold medal final on February 17, 2006. After snatching position two, the gold medal was worn, by Frieden. During the 2007 Winter X Games, Lindsey lost the lead in a fall near the finish line in snowboard cross. Due to increasing injuries, Jacobellis dropped halfpipe from her competition schedule in 2008.
Lindsey’s Career in 2010-2013
At the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, Jacobellis was disqualified after she landed badly during a jump, and to avoid collision with another rider she went through a gate. Lindsey finished 5th in the 2010s Snowboard cross. Adding to Jacobellis’s gold medals in 2008, 2009, and 2010, she won her fourth straight gold medal in Snowboard Cross at the Winter X Games in 2011.
At the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Lindsey failed to progress to the medal of Snowboard Cross. This was because she crashed, finishing at 7th place in the overall standings. Lindsey won her 5th gold medal in Snowboard Cross at the 2015 World Championship. At the 2017 World Championship, she finished with two golds and one silver in the first World Cup races of the 2017-2018 season.
Lindsey’s Career 2018-present
Jacobellis made her second Olympic Snowboard Cross final at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang. But after leading most of the way, she finished in 4th place after missing the podium by 003 seconds. At the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing, Lindsey became the Olympic champion in Snowboard Cross in her fifth Olympics. Making it the first gold medal for the U.S in Beijing, ending a gold medal drought for five days.
Lindsey Jacobellis Children
Jacobellis has got no children. In case there is any news regarding this information we will update it here as soon as possible.
Lindsey Jacobellis Height and Measurements
Adding up to her well-curved and beautiful body, she stands at a height of 5ft 7inches (1.70m) and a weight of 63kg (138lbs).
Lindsey Jacobellis’s Salary and Net Worth
Jacobellis stands at an annual salary of $400,000 and she has a net worth of around $3 million.