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Seth Wescott

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 2
Silver 0
Bronze 0
Total 2
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameSeth Benjamin•Wescott
Used nameSeth•Wescott
Nick/petnamesTorque
Born28 June 1976 in Durham, North Carolina (USA)
Measurements185 cm / 91 kg
AffiliationsSugarloaf Mountain Ski Club, Carrabassett Valley (USA) / Western State College of Colorado, Gunnison, Colorado (USA)
NOC United States

Biography

Seth Wescott became the top American in boardercross once the event became popular on the schedule. Previously he had raced giant slalom and Super-G and done some halfpipe. Wescott was silver medalist in boardercross at the 2003 World Championships and won that title in 2005. At the Winter X Games, he has won three silvers and four bronzes in SBX, and has three US Championships in SBX. In Torino, Wescott win the SBX final comfortably for the gold medal. Born in North Carolina, Wescott grew up in Maine, boarding at Sugarloaf, and owns a popular restaurant and bar near that resort, The Rack.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
2006 Winter Olympics Snowboarding (Skiing) USA Seth Wescott
Boardercross, Men (Olympic) 1 Gold
2010 Winter Olympics Snowboarding (Skiing) USA Seth Wescott
Boardercross, Men (Olympic) 1 Gold

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