Lindsey Jacobellis is a 36-year-old professional female snowboarder from the United States. She was born on August 19, 1985, in Danbury, Connecticut, to father Ben Jacobellis and mother Anita Jacobellis. Jacobellis has one older brother named Ben Jacobellis, who is also a snowboarder. She attended Stratton Mountain School, which is located in Stratton, Vermont. Lindsey Jacobellis spent most of her life in southern Vermont. Lindsey and her parents noticed her love of athletics at a young age, and she participated in a variety of sports throughout her adolescence.
Lindsey used to ski before discovering her true passion for snowboarding. Jacobellis has been frank about one occurrence that prompted her to convert from skiing to snowboarding. She disclosed during an interview that she was a skier before attempting snowboarding. When Jacobellis’s house caught fire, she lost all of her ski equipment. It was too expensive for her parents to buy all of the equipment again, so instead of buying new equipment, she opted to try snowboarding because it was more inexpensive for her family. Lindsey’s father deserves credit for her active engagement in sports since he was constantly involved with his two kids from an early age to trying out numerous sports of their interest.
Lindsey Jacobellis Net Worth
Jacobellis is one of America’s most well-known female snowboard cross competitors. She also earned a gold medal in snowboard cross at the 2022 Olympics in Beijing, China. Lindsey’s net worth is reported to be over $3 million, with the majority of her earnings coming from her professional snowboarding career. She has established herself as one of the finest female snowboard cross athletes of all time, as seen by her outstanding performance in every event. Lindsey prepared tirelessly for every event starting the year she made her Olympic debut at the 2006 Winter Olympics when she finished third due to a mishap despite being about to win the event. Lindsey finished second in the 2010 Winter Olympics and second in the 2018 Winter Olympics. She has competed in every major event in snowboarding cross from the beginning of her career. She has had significant success during her career, winning 5 gold medals at World Championships and ranking first in the Snowboard Cross World Cup in 2007 and 2009. She has also made a television appearance, in reality, on competitive shows MTV’s The Challenge, The Challenge: Champs vs. Pros.
Lindsey Jacobellis Personal Life
She started snowboarding when she was 11 years old and competed in a small snowboardcross race in Stratton, Vermont. Lindsey knew what she wanted to do for the rest of her life after her success in snowboardcross racing earned her an invitation to compete in the X Games when she was 15 years old. She participated in the Olympics for four years before winning gold at the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing at the age of 36. Peter Foley trained Lindsey, she stands approximately 5’5″ and weighs 54 kg. She mentioned in an interview that her mother was diagnosed with cancer when she was young, but because the family received the diagnosis at an early stage, her mother was able to receive the necessary therapy. Jacobellis’s elder brother is also a snowboarder, but he has retired from the sport due to an accident nonetheless, his sister has made him happy with her accomplishments in the same sports that the two siblings are interested in.
Lindsey Jacobellis Boyfriend
Lindsey is currently single and hasn’t dated anyone in a long time. She was last seen with her partner Adam Bakkedahl in 2016. The two were taking their relationship seriously, and many anticipated that they would marry in the future. Adam was a real estate agent who used to work at Coldwell Banker Realty in Laguna Beach. Their relationship was stable until 2018 when the pair erased all of the images they had put on their social media accounts. It was evident that they had broken up following this action. Lindsey never spoke about it in public since no one wanted to intrude on her personal space. Lindsey’s followers were devastated to learn of the snowboarder’s break-up because they had shipped the two of them and were looking forward to their plan. Lindsey has not been linked to any dating rumours since then, so we assume she wants to focus fully on her career at this time.