Lindsey Jacobellis is now a female snowboarder from the United States. Jacobellis dominated snowboard cross for over two decades, winning ten X Games and six world championships, but she struggled in the Olympics. However, she only recently overcame that when she snagged the gold medal for the USA at the ongoing Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics.
Lindsey Jacobellis was born on August 19, 1985 in Danbury, Connecticut. Ben Jacobellis (father) and Anita Jacobellis (mother) are her parents and also have a brother named Ben who competed in the X Games when he was 15 years old. Lindsey’s mother was diagnosed with breast cancer when she was young, but was able to seek treatment thanks to early discovery. In a 2014 Instagram post, Lindsey announced that her mother was cancer-free after ten years. Lindsey graduated from Stratton Mountain School with a bachelor’s degree. No other details about Lindsey’s educational information can not be obtained from the Internet.
Lindsey Jacobelli’s career
Jacobellis has competed in snowboarding events such as ski cross, snowboard slopestyle, and snowboard halfpipe. On February 17, 2006, Jacobellis reached the bottom of the slope there at the 2006 Winter Olympics with a margin of 43 meters (140 feet) and three seconds over Tanja Frieden of Switzerland in the Olympic gold final of a snowboard cross.
Jacobellis attempted a celebratory technique hold on the penultimate jump, landing narrowly on the edge of her snowboard and falling. Peace won the gold by bypassing them; Jacobellis recovered and had to settle for silver. Jacobellis did not make it to a medal round of the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics because she awkwardly landed on a jump early in her semifinal race and ran through a gate to avoid colliding with another rider, resulting in an immediate disqualification.
Then she lost her way. In the end she finished fifth. At the Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Jacobellis did not make it to the finals of snowboard cross. She was leading the semi-final race when she fell. In the overall standings, she finished seventh. Jacobellis reached the final of the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang County, South Korea and led most of the race but finished fourth by just 0.003 seconds and fell off the podium for the second time. Jacobellis won gold in snowboard cross at the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing, China.
Lindsey Jacobellis Social media
As of now, she has over 294,000 followers on social media platforms and 1613 posts on her handle @lindseyjacobellis Instagram. On Twitter, her Twitter handle @lindsjacobellis has gained 12,000 followers.
Lindsey Jacobelli’s biography
|Real name||Lindsey Jacobellis|
|date of birth||Aug. 19, 1985|
|Age (as of 2022)||36 years|
|place of birth||Danbury, Connecticut, USA|
|height||in feet inches – 5′ 7” – in centimeters – 170 cm|
|Weight||in kilograms – 54kg – in pounds – 120 pounds|
Lindsey Jacobellis Family
|Brothers||Ben Jacobellis Jr.|
|school||Stratton Mountain School|
|Who is Lindsey Jacobellis’ boyfriend?||Adam Bakkedahl (ex)|
Lindsey Jacobellis was in a relationship with California real estate agent Adam Bakkedahl in 2016. However, whether or not the couple is still linked is a mystery. Lindsey’s web-based media reveals that she is currently single and more focused on her calling. There is no reference to Adam. She hasn’t revealed her worship life to the media either, choosing to keep it private. So we can assume that the snowboarder is currently single.
Lindsey Jacobelli Net worth
Estimated net worth of Lindsey Jacobellis in 2022 is around $3 million. She earns a lot of money as an American snowboarder, which he devotes a lot of time to and in which he fully expresses himself.
Facts About Lindsey Jacobellis
- Jacobellis just won a medal in slopestyle at the 2003 Winter X Games.
- There she gave up the lead in snowboard cross at the 2007 Winter X Games after a fall near the finish line.
- Due to an increase in injuries, she gave up the halfpipe for her competitive program in 2008. In 2008, Jacobellis won the gold medal in snowboard cross at the Winter X Games XII.
- Lindsey’s mother was diagnosed with breast cancer at a young age but was able to seek treatment.