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Height
6-1
Weight
195
 

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The list of accomplishments for this two-time Olympic gold medalist speaks for itself. In 2006 Wescott solidified his spot in snowboardcross history when he became the first man to win Olympic gold in his sport, only to repeat his performance in 2010. Competing only four times in 2011, Wescott took his third-career World Championship silver and another World Cup win. However, his constant quest for first descents on big mountains truly define Wescott’s career. Annual spring trips to Alaska's Chugach Mountains and the shores of Costa Rica keep life in perspective for the most influential man in snowboardcross.

In 2012 Wescott suffered a shoulder injury that left him out for the season, but he came back strong with a win at the Telluride World Cup to kick-start a solid season. In April, while filming for Warren Miller in Alaska, Wescott suffered a knee injury that sidelined him until December and ultimately cost him his third trip the Olympics. But now he is back on his board and back on track filming another video part and gearing up for the 2015 season.

SETH SAYS
I am looking towards the end of my career now in a realistic way and while that may run through 2018, I am looking to capitalize every time I am on the hill from here on out. I am fired up and looking forward to making a little more history.

FIRST TRACKS
On skis by the age of eight, Seth raced for a couple of seasons before getting bored. At 10, he started riding and his skis still sit in his mom's barn where he left them 20 years ago. For a while he split his time between pipe and SBX training, but when he got word that SBX was going to get an Olympic nod, he went nearly full-time to running the mountain fast.

OFF THE SNOW
When he’s not competing or training, Wescott can be found on the golf course, traveling for surf or powder or keeping busy at home landscaping. He also helps out at The Rack, or working on projects with Sugarloaf "to help future generations of CVAers get ready to chase after their dreams.” His time at home is always enjoyed, and he says that he can be “found chilling out with my cat, Little, catching up on books and lying around the house.”

 

Highlights

OLYMPICS
Teams: 2010, 2006
Gold, SBX, Vancouver, 2010
Gold, SBX, Torino, 2006

X GAMES
Gold, UltraCross, Aspen, CO, 2002
Silver, SBX, Aspen, CO, 2010
Silver, SBX, Aspen, CO, 2005
Silver, SBX, Aspen, CO, 2004
Silver, SBX, Aspen, CO, 2002
Silver, UltraCross, Aspen, CO, 2003
Bronze, SBX, Aspen, CO, 2007
Bronze, SBX, Aspen, CO, 2001
Bronze, SBX, Aspen, CO, 1998

FIS WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS
Teams: 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2011
Gold, SBX, Whistler, CAN, 2005
Silver, SBX, La Molina, SPA, 2011
Silver, SBX, Arosa, SUI, 2007
Silver, SBX, Kreischberg, AUT, 2003

FIS WORLD CUP
81 World Cup starts, ten podiums and three wins since 2000.

OTHER
2008: 1st Visa Snowboardcross Championship Series
Three-time national champion
Five-career Grand Prix podiums
Two-time Mount Baker Legendary Banked Slalom winner