Amelie Kober

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Amelie Kober
Amelie Kober FIS World Cup Parallel Slalom Jauerling 2012.jpg
Medal record
Competitor for  Germany
Women's Snowboarding
Olympic Games
Silver 2006 Turin Parallel Giant Slalom
Bronze 2014 Sochi Parallel Slalom
FIS Snowboarding World Championships
Silver 2007 Arosa Parallel Giant Slalom
Bronze 2013 Stoneham Parallel Giant Slalom
Bronze 2013 Stoneham Parallel Slalom

Amelie Kober (born 16 November 1987 in Bad Aibling) is a German Federal Police officer[1] and Olympic medalist in snowboarding.

Biography[edit]

At the Junior World Championships 2005 in Zermatt, Switzerland she won silver. In the World Cup she was ranked fifth.[2]

She was the youngest competitor in the Parallel Giant Slalom competition at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin, Italy. Despite a fall during the quarter finals, she caught up with her competitor and proceeded to the semi-finals and final round, winning silver.[3][4]

At the FIS Snowboarding World Championships 2007 in Arosa, Switzerland she won silver in the Parallel Giant Slalom competition.[5]

She won the Parallel Giant Slalom competition of the 2009–10 FIS Snowboard World Cup in Sudelfeld, Germany.[6]

Personal life[edit]

Kober tells in an interview after the half final of the Snowboard Competition at 2010 Winter Olympics that she is pregnant: "It is true that I am sitting out this season aside from this one race, because I will become a Mom."[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jung, dynamisch, eigentlich gut vermarktbar" (in German). Die Welt. 2010-01-06. Archived from the original on 12 February 2010. Retrieved 2010-01-30. 
  2. ^ "Amelie Kober". The Ski Channel. Retrieved 2010-01-30. 
  3. ^ "Amelie Kober". Sports Reference. Retrieved 2010-01-30. 
  4. ^ "Suunto Ambassador Amelie Kober". Suunto. Retrieved 2010-01-30. 
  5. ^ "Athlete information KOBER Amelie". FIS. Retrieved 2010-01-30. 
  6. ^ "FIS Snowboard News". FIS. Retrieved 2010-02-12. 
  7. ^ Amelie Kober in Vancouver 2010: Mutterglück statt Medaille

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