Julia Marino (snowboarder)

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Julia Marino
Personal information
Nickname(s)Jules
BornSeptember 11, 1997 (1997-09-11) (age 21)
Westport, Connecticut
Height5'5"

Julia (Jules) Marino (born September 11, 1997) is an American snowboarder who competes in the Slopestyle and Big Air disciplines.

As a rookie, in the 2017 X Games at Aspen's Buttermilk Mountain, she won gold in Slopestyle and a bronze in Big Air, the first female snowboard athlete to win two medals at the same Games in 17 years.[1] On her gold medal run, she became the first female to land a Cab 900 double underflip in an X Games women's Slopestyle contest.[2] She followed this up at the X Games in Hafjell, Norway with a silver in Big Air and a bronze in Slopestyle, for a total of four X Games medals in her rookie year.[3]

In all, Marino had eight podiums in international and elite events during the 2017-18 competition season.[4]

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  1. ^ Axon, Rachel (January 28, 2017). "Julia Marino, 19, captures second X Games medal with gold in snowboard slopestyle". USA TODAY. Retrieved 2017-01-29.
  2. ^ "Julia Marino wins Women's Snowboard Slopestyle gold". Xgames.espn.com. Retrieved 2017-01-31.
  3. ^ "Julia Marino's official X Games athlete biography". X Games. Retrieved 2017-01-29.
  4. ^ "Julia Marino". World Snowboarding. Retrieved 2018-02-03.

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