Kimiko Zakreski at World Cup, Telluride, December 17, 2009
December 31, 1983 |
St. Albert, Alberta, Canada
Kimiko Zakreski (born December 31, 1983 in St. Albert, Alberta) is a Canadian snowboarder who currently resides in Calgary, Alberta. Zakreski competes in alpine disciplines, Parallel GS and Parallel Slalom.
She was featured in the MTV Canada series Summer Sessions with national riders like Dominique Vallee and close friend Michael Lambert. She is also featured in the follow-up MTV show Over the Bolts which followed the Canadian national team over the season. Zakreski and her friendship with Lambert is one of the main "storylines" followed on the show.
Zakreski got her first World Cup podium on the 2008-09 FIS Snowboard World Cup tour, finishing second in Limone Piemonte, Italy. In December during the 2009-10 FIS Snowboard World Cup season she achieved her second ever WC podium finishing third in Telluride, Colorado. Kimiko competed for Canada at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver.
- "Summer Sessions". MTV Canada. Retrieved 2010-02-26.
- http://www.ctvolympics.ca/worldcupwatch/sport=sb/newsid=22758.html Zakreski wins bronze
- "Canadian Olympic snowboard team set". CTV News. 2010-01-25. Retrieved 2010-01-25.