Kevin Rolland

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Kevin Rolland
Médaille de Bronze pour Kevin Rolland à Sochi 2014.jpg
Personal information
NationalityFrench
Born (1989-08-10) 10 August 1989 (age 29)
Bourg-Saint-Maurice, France[1]
Height1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight65 kg (143 lb)
Sport
CountryFrance
SportFreestyle skiing
Event(s)Halfpipe
ClubC.S. La Plagne

Kevin Rolland (born 10 August 1989) is a French freestyle skier. He won the gold medal at the 2009 FIS Freestyle World Ski Championships in the halfpipe.[2] He lost his title in 2011 to the Canadian Mike Riddle but still finished on the podium at the second place.

Rolland has also won seven medals at the Winter X Games and two medals at the Winter X Games Europe, including back-to-back golds in the SuperPipe at both events.[3][4] Rolland also became the overall Winter Dew Tour Superpipe Champion in 2011.[5]

During the development of the open world extreme sports video game Steep, several professional skiers including Kevin Rolland and extreme sports athletes and experts were consulted by the developing team.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kevin Rolland Bio, Stats, and Results". Sports-reference.com. Retrieved 14 July 2018.
  2. ^ [1]
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 27 April 2010. Retrieved 17 March 2011.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ "Kevin Rolland's Ski SuperPipe dreams". Espn.com. 10 March 2011. Retrieved 14 July 2018.
  5. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 21 February 2011. Retrieved 17 March 2011.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  6. ^ Takahashi, Dean (13 June 2016). "Ubisoft's Steep is a daredevil sim for winter sports". VentureBeat. Retrieved 13 June 2016.

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