USA’s First Beijing Gold Medal Goes to Lindsey Jacobellis; The Oldest American Woman To Ever Win Olympic Gold Medal; Lindsey Jacobellis Bio, Personal Life, Net Worth

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Lindsey-Jacobellis

Lindsey Jacobellis is an American snowboarder who has been the world champion five times as well as X Games champion ten times. She was the very first American gold medalist in 2022’s Winter Olympics conducted in Beijing. 

Lindsey Jacobellis made history and became the oldest American woman ever to win an Olympic gold medals. This record previously belonged to Kikkan Randall. She was awarded the gold medal in cross-country skiing at the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics when she was 35.

After winning the gold medal, Lindsey Jacobellis said, “This is an incredible feeling because the level that the women are racing at is significantly higher than what it was years ago. It was a great feeling to be an accomplished rider just because I was able to make it to finals, which has been a struggle each time. 

Every single one of them were in the position to win but today it did for me. The start was good and my glide was excellent and everything was working for me today”.

Lindsey Jacobellis Finally Did The Thing The World Has Expected Her To Do!

Lindsey Jacobellis is a five-time Olympian in the years of 2006 2010 and 2014, 2018 and 2022. She also achieved Olympic medals twice two times, one gold and one silver. For 2018, the Olympic Winter Games conducted in PyeongChang she was the fourth snowboarder in cross-country skiing. 

Lindsey Jacobellis

At the 2013 Olympic Winter Games conducted in Sochi she was the seventh snowboarder. In the 2010 Vancouver Olympic Winter Games, Lindsey Jacobellis completed as fifth. In her year 2006 Torino Olympic Winter Games, Jacobellis took home the silver medal for snowboard cross.

It was the 2006 Torino Olimpic Winter Games was her Olympic debut and she been in the debut Olympic final. Apart from being a sport individual, Lindsey Jacobellis also appears on a telecast of an episode of charity ‘The Challenge: Champ vs. Pros” on MTVs. Also the show is supported by Paul Mitchell and is known for her curly hair.

In Beijing She remark, “Belle (Brockhoff, of Australia) visited me after the race , and she’s telling me, I’m so grateful that this happened to you, because I was a kid when I was watching you in the year 2006. 

If you take a look at the starting list I attended high school at the time that some of the women were born. It is possible to talk about anything they like because it helped shape me into the person I am and made me energized and motivated to continue to fight for my sport”.

Lindsey Jacobellis Personal Life

Lindsey Jacobellis was born on August 9, 1985 in Danbury, Connecticut to Ben and Anita Jacobellis. She was initially a skier. Later, she started snowboarding when she was eight. 

Concerning the siblings of her, Lindsey Jacobellis has a brother named Ben who was an elite snowboarder. She took part at her very initial X competition at age 15 and her the most popular hobbies of Lindsey’s include sewing, surfing cooking, gardening, and sewing.

Lindsey Jacobellis Net Worth

Lindsey Jacobellis is a complete athlete and earns her income solely from sports. According to reports the worth of Lindsey Jacobellis is believed to be around $1 million.

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