Xavier de Le Rue
|2003 Kreischberg||Snowboard Cross|
|2007 Arosa||Snowboard Cross|
|2009 Gangwon||Snowboard Cross|
Xavier de Le Rue (born 1 July 1979) is a French big mountain snowboarder, who started his pro career competing on the Boardercross pro tour (organized at the time by the International Snowboard Federation). He competed for France at the 2006 Winter Olympics, but did not advance to the quarterfinals. At the FIS Snowboarding World Championships 2009 he won a silver medal. He is set to compete for France at the 2010 Winter Olympics. He is the brother of bronze medalist Paul-Henri de Le Rue.
In 2010 was nominated as a "stand out of the year" at 11th TransWorld SNOWboarding Rider Poll during SnowSports Industries America (SIA)'s Snow Show in Denver and 2010 Snowboarder Magazine Big Mountain Rider of The Year. Furthermore, in March 2010, he won the Nissan Xtreme in Verbier with a new line, including a cliff that was never jumped before during this competition. With this victory, De Le Rue won the Freeride World Tour for the third time in a row.
- FIS Profile
- FIS results[permanent dead link]
- Vancouver 2010 Profile Archived 15 February 2010 at the Wayback Machine.
- Xavier De Le Rue: 2010 Big Mountain Rider of the Year
- The 11th Annual TWS Riders’ Poll: And The Winner Is
- Tribevine Athlete profile – Xavier de Le Rue
- International sports, Xtreme: France’s de la Rue keeps world snowboard crown
- Official website
- Xavier De Le Rue at the International Ski Federation
- Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Xavier De Le Rue". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC.
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