Cheryl Maas

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Cheryl Maas
Personal information
Born (1984-09-28) 28 September 1984 (age 34)
Uden, Netherlands
Height5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Weight154 lb (70 kg)
Sport
CountryNetherlands
SportSnowboarding

Cheryl Maas (born 28 September 1984) is a Dutch snowboarder, who competed at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Torino, finishing 11th at the halfpipe in which she is specialised. She started snowboarding in 1993. In 2004, she played in the snowboard movie Dropstitch.

She had an accident in the Winter X Games 13 slopestyle track while training before the event.

Personal life[edit]

Cheryl Maas is married to Norwegian former snowboarder Stine Brun Kjeldaas.[1] They have two daughters called Lara and Mila.[2][3] After Maas qualified for the 2014 Winter Olympics,[4] she criticized the International Olympic Committee for hosting the Olympics in gay-unfriendly Russia.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Joldersma, Anne; van Lakerveld, Erik (1 August 2013). "Atleten bezorgd om antihomowet". NUsport (in Dutch). Retrieved 14 October 2013.
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-02-10. Retrieved 2015-02-10.
  3. ^ "Cheryl Maas profile". Sochi 2014. Retrieved 7 February 2014.
  4. ^ "Cheryl Maas Real Talk Interview". Pyramid Magazine. 10 February 2015. Retrieved 11 June 2016.
  5. ^ Joldersma, Anne (14 October 2013). "'IOC moet beter nadenken waar het de Spelen organiseert'". NUsport (in Dutch). Retrieved 14 October 2013.

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