Kaitlyn Farrington

U.S. Ski and Snowboard

  • 2014
Name: Kaitlyn Farrington
Sport:
Snowboarding
Discipline:
Halfpipe
Height:
5’4
Current Residence:
Salt Lake City, Utah
College:
Westminster College

Olympic Experience

  • 2014 Olympic Winter Games, gold medalist

Career Highlights:

  • 2013 World Championships, 4th place
  • 2013 World Cup Sochi, 5th place
  • 2013 World Cup Park City, bronze medalist
  • 2013 World Cup Copper Mountain, 5th place
  • 2012 U.S. Grand Prix overall champion
  • 2012 Dew Tour Breckenridge, gold medalist
  • 2011 X Games Aspen, silver medalist
  • 2011 Dew Tour, silver medalist
  • 2010 X Games Tignes, gold medalist
  • 2010 Dew Tour, overall champion
  • 2008 Junior World Championships, silver medalist 

Fun Facts: Became the first women's rider to perform a backside 900 ... Loves running and music ... Learned to snowboard in fifth grade ... Collects refrigerator magnets from her travel stops ... Has had five wrist surgeries ... Grew up on a cattle ranch in Idaho

Learn more: 
U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association

 

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