Alexis Roland

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Alexis Roland (born June 13, 1999) is a professional snowboarder from Minnesota, United States. She began snowboarding when she was 5 years old.

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Alexis Roland is a snowboarder from Bloomington, Minnesota. Even at this early age, Alexis is already well known in and outside of the snowboarding world having been featured on The Today Show, in The New York Times, in ESPN Magazine and starring in several winter-sports movies.

Alexis "Lexi" Roland first gained media attention when a video was posted of her riding on the internet and YouTube. The press dubbed her a "snowboarding phenom," for her high level of skill as a six-year-old in the video.[1] Alexis is now a professional snowboarder and rides for Burton Snowboards.[2]

Alexis had small parts in two snowboard videos in 2006, including the bonus section of "Ro Sham Bo" by Misschief Films, and "Frozen Assets," by First Tracks Productions.

Alexis has continued filming parts with First Tracks Productions and she was featured in "HELLO my name is" and has full, stand-out parts, in their two latest movies: "Knock on Wood" and "Droppin'". Trailers for these movies can also be viewed on First Tracks Productions's youtube page

First Tracks Productions filmed a segment of Alexis for Warren Miller's new movie, Dynasty. Her part in Dynasty has recevieved much acclaim and has led to comparisons to Shaun White, a snowboarding superstar who burst on to the scene at an early age as well.

Alexis has her own blog where viewers can keep up with Lexi's exploits and travels as well as see archived media about Lexi from The New York Times and NBC's The Today Show: http://www.alexisroland.com

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bridgette Bornstein (January 6, 2008). "7-Year-Old Snowboarder Scorches The Slopes". Retrieved January 6, 2007. 
  2. ^ "Burton Snowboards team riders". 

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