Jamie Nicholls (snowboarder)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Jamie Nicholls
Personal information
Born (1993-07-21) 21 July 1993 (age 25)
Bradford, England
Height5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Weight148 lb (67 kg)
CountryGreat Britain
Achievements and titles
Olympic finals2014

Jamie Nicholls (born 21 July 1993) is a British snowboarder who competes in slopestyle.[1]

Nicholls was born in Bradford. He qualified for the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. On 6 February 2014 in the qualification event Nicholls finished the fourth in his heat and qualified directly for the final.[2] He finished 6th in the men's slopestyle final at the 2014 Winter Olympics.[3]

He became the first British male snowboarder to win a World Cup event when he finished top of the standings in the final slopestyle event of the 2015-16 season, the Audi Snowjam in Spindleruv Mlyn in the Czech Republic, helping him to fifth in the slopestyle World Cup rankings for the season.[4]

He has won three medals at FIS World Cup.

Competitive history[edit]

2014 Winter Olympics
Event Qualification Semifinal Final
Run 1 Run 2 Best Rank Run 1 Run 2 Best Rank Run 1 Run 2 Best Rank
Men's slopestyle 62.25 86.75 86.75 4 QF Bye 85.50 46.50 85.50 6th
Year Event Discipline Finish
2010 Burton New Zealand Open, Cardrona Alpine Resort Slopestyle 10
2010 FIS World Cup Big Air, London, England Big Air 7
2011 Burn River Jump, Livigno, ITA Big Air 4
2011 Burn River Jump, Livigno, ITA Slopestyle 3
2011 Burton US Open, Stratton Mtn Slopestyle 4
2011 Relentless Big Air, Stuttgart Big Air 7
2012 The Brits, LAAX Slopestyle 1
2013 World Snowboard Championships, Stoneham Slopestyle 14
2013 World Cup, Spindleruv Mlyn Slopestyle 15
2013 World Cup, Copper Mountain Slopestyle 17
2014 World Cup, Stoneham Slopestyle 6
2016 World Cup, Peyonchang, South Korea Slopestyle 12
2016 TTR Spring Battle, Austria Slopestyle 4th
2016 World cup, Spindleruv Mlyn Slopestyle 1st


  1. ^ Jamie Nicholls at the International Ski Federation
  2. ^ "Sochi 2014: GB's Jamie Nicholls makes snowboard slopestyle finals". The Guardian. 6 February 2014. Retrieved 6 February 2014.
  3. ^ "Sochi 2014 results: Snowboarding men's slopestyle". BBC Sport. Retrieved 9 February 2014.
  4. ^ "Jamie Nicholls becomes first British male to win snowboard World Cup". Eurosport. 21 March 2016. Retrieved 21 March 2016.

External links[edit]