21 February 1990 |
|Height||168 cm (5 ft 6 in) (2014)|
She placed tenth overall in the 2007-08 Snowboarding World Cup, and fifth in her special event boardercross, where she collected 3570 of her total 4160 points. She took her first victory in a World Cup event in March 2007, and finished fifth at the 2007 Winter X Games.
Olafsen progressed all the way to the big final of Snowboard Cross at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, she finished fourth. Canada's Maëlle Ricker went on to win the gold medal for the host country.
- Norway Olympic Team and Media Guide Sochi 2014. Norway: Norwegian Olympic and Paralympic Committee and Confederation of Sports. 2014. p. 96.
- Ladies' Snowboard Cross – Final results
- X Games bio
- Helene Olafsen at the International Ski Federation
- "Helene Olafsen". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC.
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