Jamie Nicholls (snowboarder)

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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)
Sport
CountryGreat Britain
SportSnowboarding
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

References[edit]

  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.

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