Klaudia MEDLOVA

Klaudia MEDLOVA
Slovakia

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Age
23 years old


Klaudia is a leader of the progressive movement going on in women's snowboarding. The 23-year-old Slovakian made history in March 2015 when she became the first woman to land a double backside rodeo (Nine Queens, Austria) and again in December 2016 when she became the first woman to land a double cork off a jump in competition (Copper Grand Prix, frontside double cork 1080). Klaudia grew up riding the local mountain of Jasna Nizke Tatry with her family and also competed in gymnastics for 12 years, starting at the age of 4. Slovakia has produced only one medalist in X Games history: Martina Svobodova (AIL Park 2000-2003). Medlova could become the first winter event medalist for her country.

  • Aspen 2017 is her third X Games appearance: 7th, Slopestyle, XG Aspen 2016. 5th, Big Air, XG Oslo 2016.
  • Landed a double backside rodeo at Nine Queens in March 2015 (first by a woman)
  • Landed a frontside double cork 1080 at the U.S. Grand Prix at Copper Mountain in Dec. 2016 (first off a jump in competition by a woman).
  • 1st at Ale Invite Big Air in Feb. 2016 (Ale, Sweden)
  • Could become the first Slovakian winter event medalist in X Games history.

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Snowboard