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Kelly Clark

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Nationality  American
Weight  61 kg
Height  1.63 m

Role  Snowboarder
Name  Kelly Clark
Parents  Cathy Clark, Terry Clark
Kelly Clark A conversation with fourtime Olympic snowboarder Kelly

Born  July 26, 1983 (age 32) (1983-07-26) Dover, Vermont, U.S.
Occupation  Professional snowboarder
Education  Brattleboro Union High School
Awards  Best Female Action Sports Athlete ESPY Award
Similar People  Hannah Teter, Kaitlyn Farrington, Torah Bright, Doriane Vidal, Fabienne Reuteler
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Kelly Clark (born July 26, 1983) is an American snowboarder who won halfpipe gold at the 2002 Winter Olympics.

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Kelly Clark A conversation with fourtime Olympic snowboarder Kelly

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Biography

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Clark was born in the village of West Dover, Vermont. She started snowboarding when she was 7 years old, began competing in 1999, and became a member of the US Snowboard team in 2000.

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Kelly Clark trained for competitive snowboarding at Mount Snow Academy in Vermont and graduated in spring 2001. She won a gold medal for women's halfpipe at the 2002 Winter Olympics and competed in the halfpipe event again in the 2006 Winter Olympics. She ended up placing fourth behind fellow Americans Hannah Teter and Gretchen Bleiler, as well as Norwegian Kjersti Buaas. In the 2010 Vancouver Olympics Kelly won a bronze medal in the halfpipe after placing third behind American silver medalist Teter and Australian Torah Bright.

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In the TTR World Tour 2007/2008 season, she recorded eight podium finishes out of 12 contest entries, with five of those as TTR Titles including the 6Star Burton European Open, the 5Star Chevrolet Grand Prix and the 6Star season-ending Roxy Chicken Jam US. In the 2008/2009 World Tour she finished the season as Swatch TTR World Snowboard Tour Champion.

Clark is based in Mammoth Lakes, California.

In 2015 Clark received the Best Female Action Sports Athlete ESPY Award.

Clark is a Christian. She now rides with a sticker on her snowboard proclaiming, "Jesus, I cannot hide my love."

Competition history

Highlights of Swatch TTR 2009/2010 Season

  • 1st – Halfpipe – 5Star Burton New Zealand Open (Ticket to Ride (World Snowboard Tour))
  • 1st – Halfpipe – 6Star Burton US Open (Ticket to Ride (World Snowboard Tour))
  • 1st – Halfpipe – 6Star Roxy Chicken Jam US (Ticket to Ride (World Snowboard Tour))
  • Highlights of Swatch TTR 2008/2009 Season Swatch TTR World Snowboard Tour Champion 2008/09

  • 3rd – Halfpipe – 5Star Burton New Zealand Open (Ticket to Ride (World Snowboard Tour))
  • 1st – Halfpipe – 6Star Burton European Open (Ticket to Ride (World Snowboard Tour))
  • 1st – Halfpipe – 5Star Nissan X-Trail Asian Open (Ticket to Ride (World Snowboard Tour))
  • 2nd – Halfpipe – 6Star Burton US Open (Ticket to Ride (World Snowboard Tour))
  • 1st – Halfpipe – 6Star Roxy Chicken Jam (Ticket to Ride (World Snowboard Tour))
  • Victories on the Swatch TTR World Snowboard Tour (status: July 2010)

    Career Highlights

  • 2010 Winter X Games – Superpipe – 1st Place
  • 2009 Winter Dew Tour – Dew Cup – 1st Place
  • 2008 Chevy Grand Prix – Tamarack – Halfpipe – 1st Place
  • 2008 Winter X Games – Halfpipe – 2nd Place
  • 2007 New Zealand Open – Quarterpipe – 1st Place
  • 2007 New Zealand Open – Halfpipe – 2nd Place
  • 2007 Burton Abominable Snow Jam – Overall – 2nd Place
  • 2007 Burton Abominable Snow Jam – Halfpipe – 2nd Place
  • 2006 US Grand Prix – Halfpipe – 1st Place
  • 2006 Burton New Zealand Open – Quarterpipe – 1st Place
  • 2006 Burton New Zealand Open – Superpipe – 1st Place
  • 2006 Chevrolet Grand Prix – Halfpipe – 2nd Place
  • 2005 FIS World Cup – Halfpipe – 1st Place
  • 2005 Grand Prix #3- Halfpipe – 2nd Place
  • References

    Kelly Clark Wikipedia