|Full name||Kjersti Østgaard Buaas|
5 January 1982 |
|Height||160 cm (5 ft 3 in)|
|Updated on 7 February 2014.|
Kjersti Østgaard Buaas (born January 5, 1982) is a Norwegian snowboarder from Trondheim. She placed 4th in women's half-pipe at the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City, United States. She received a bronze medal at the 2006 Winter Olympics in women's half-pipe in Turin, Italy. Buaas recovered from a broken leg only a week before her bronze-winning ride.
Swatch TTR 2008/2009 Season
- 3rd – Slopestyle – 6Star Burton European Open (Ticket to Ride (World Snowboard Tour))
- 2nd – Halfpipe – 6Star Burton European Open (Ticket to Ride (World Snowboard Tour))
- 4th – Halfpipe – 6Star Burton US Open (Ticket to Ride (World Snowboard Tour))
- 1st – Slopestyle – 6Star Burton US Open (Ticket to Ride (World Snowboard Tour))
- "Kjersti Buaas". sochi2014.com. Organizing Committee of the XXII Olympic Winter Games. Retrieved 7 February 2014.
- Norway Olympic Team and Media Guide Sochi 2014. Norway: Norwegian Olympic and Paralympic Committee and Confederation of Sports. 2014. p. 95.
- "Kjersti Buaas Real Talk Interview". Pyramid Magazine. Retrieved 11 June 2016.
- Kjersti's Official Swatch TTR Profile
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