Lucas Eguibar

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Lucas Eguibar
Medal record
Men's snowboarding
Representing  Spain
World Championships
Silver medal – second place 2017 Sierra Nevada Snowboard cross
Silver medal – second place 2017 Sierra Nevada Snowboard team cross
Junior World Championships
Gold medal – first place 2013 Erzurum Snowboard cross
Silver medal – second place 2014 Valmalenco Snowboard cross

Lucas Eguibar Bretón (born 9 February 1994 in San Sebastián) is a Spanish snowboarder.

Career[edit]

Lucas Eguibar has had two world cup victories and eight podiums finishes to date.

He won the Europa Cup in season 2011/2012. In 2013 he won a gold medal at the 2013 FIS Junior World Championships in Erzurum, Turkey.

His first world cup podium was in Arosa, Switzerland on 9 March 2013.[1] He made another podium at the world cup, finishing in 2nd position in Vallnord-Arcalís, Andorra on 12 January 2014. His first World Cup victory was in Veysonnaz, Switzerland on 14 March 2015, becoming the first Spanish snowboarder to win a snowboard world cup event.

He won the 2014-15 FIS Snowboard cross World Cup, becoming the first Spanish snowboarder that win a Cristal Globe. He finished third un the next season.

Lucas competed in his first Olympic Winter Games in 2014. He won all his races except for the semi-final, where he fell and was disqualified for missing a gate. Eguibar won small final and finished 7th in his very first Olympics.

World Cup podiums[edit]

Individual events[edit]

Season Date Location Discipline Place
2013 9 Mar 2013 Switzerland Arosa, Switzerland Snowboard cross 3rd
2014 12 Jan 2014 Andorra Vallnord-Arcalís, Andorra Snowboard cross 2nd
2015 14 Mar 2015 Switzerland Veysonnaz, Switzerland Snowboard cross 1st
15 Mar 2015 Snowboard cross 2nd
2016 21 Feb 2016 Russia Sunny Valley, Russia Snowboard cross 3rd
6 Mar 2016 Switzerland Veysonnaz, Switzerland Snowboard cross 1st
20 Mar 2016 Spain Baqueira-Beret, Spain Snowboard cross 3rd
2017 11 Feb 2017 Germany Feldberg, Germany Snowboard cross 2nd
2018 13 Dec 2017 France Val Thorens, France Snowboard cross 3rd
17 Mar 2018 Switzerland Veysonnaz, Switzerland Snowboard cross 3rd

Team events[edit]

Season Date Location Discipline Place
2017 18 Dec 2016 Austria Montafon, Austria Snowboard cross team 1st
2018 17 Dec 2017 Austria Montafon, Austria Snowboard cross team 1st
18 Mar 2018 Switzerland Veysonnaz, Switzerland Snowboard cross team 2nd

Olympic results Olympic rings without rims.svg[edit]

Season Date Location Discipline Place
2014 18 Feb 2014 Russia Sochi, Rusia Snowboard cross 7th
2018 15 Feb 2018 South Korea Pyeongchang, South Korea Snowboard cross 33rd

References[edit]

  1. ^ "FIS-Ski – biographie". Fédération Internationale de Ski. Retrieved 13 March 2013.
Olympic Games
Preceded by
Javier Fernández
Flagbearer for  Spain
2018 Pyeongchang
Succeeded by
Incumbent