Sarah Höfflin

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Sarah Höfflin
Personal information
Born (1991-01-08) 8 January 1991 (age 27)
Geneva
Sport
Country  Switzerland
SportFreestyle skiing
Event(s)Slopestyle, Big air

Sarah Höfflin (born 8 January 1991) is a Swiss freestyle skier. She won a gold medal in big air at Winter X Games XXII,[1] and won gold in slopestyle at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

Höfflin lived in the UK between the ages of 12 and 22, living in Tewkesbury before attending Cardiff University, where she graduated with a degree in neuroscience. She was a late starter as a freestyle skier, only taking up the sport in her early 20s when competing at British Universities' Snowsports Council competitions after leaving university and returning to Switzerland.[2][3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Aspen 2018 Women's Ski Big Air". xgames.espn.com. Retrieved 28 January 2018.
  2. ^ "Atkin bags slopestyle bronze for Britain's first Winter Olympics medal on skis". Peeblesshire News. 17 February 2018. Retrieved 17 February 2018.
  3. ^ Ransom, Ian (17 February 2018). Ganguly, Sudipto, ed. "Sorry, I'm not British, says Swiss winner Hoefflin". reuters.com. Retrieved 17 February 2018.
  4. ^ Ingle, Sean (17 February 2018). "'Stoked' Izzy Atkin becomes Britain's first Olympic medal-winning skier". theguardian.com. Retrieved 17 February 2018.

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