Amelie Kober

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