Elena Hight

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Elena Hight
Elena Hight in June 2009.jpg
Elena Hight in June 2009
Personal information
Nationality American
Born (1989-08-17) August 17, 1989 (age 28)
Kauai, Hawaii, U.S.
Residence South Lake Tahoe, California, U.S.
Height 1.55 m (5 ft 1 in) (2010)[1]
Weight 52.0 kg (114.6 lb) (2010)[1]
Website elenahight.com
Country  United States
Sport snowboarding
Event(s) halfpipe
Turned pro 2002
Achievements and titles
Olympic finals 2006 Winter Olympics 6th ladies' halfpipe
2010 Winter Olympics 10th ladies' halfpipe

Elena Hight (born August 17, 1989 in Kauai[2]) is an American Olympic snowboarder.

In May 2012, while training with the U.S. snowboard team in Mammoth, California, Hight became the first woman to land a double backside alley-oop rodeo in a halfpipe [3][4]

On January 26, 2013 at Winter X Games XVII, Hight became the first snowboarder to land a double backside alley-oop rodeo during a halfpipe competition.[5]


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