Nick Baumgartner is an American snowboarder who hails from Michigan. He is currently an Olympic champion, who won the gold medal at Beijing. Nick Baumgartner along with Lindsey Jacobellis took home the first gold medal for a mixed-team snowboard cross.
At 40 years old Nick Baumgartner is now one of the most senior male snowboarders to be awarded the Olympic gold medal. Lindsey Jacobellis has already won the gold medal in female snowboardcross.
Jacobellis is 36, and Nick Baumgartner is 40 and they have been friends for a long time and are one of the most experienced athletes in the sport in their country of the United States.
Lindsey Jacobellis From The USA Won Gold In Winter Olympics
Following the gold medal at the Winter Olympics, Lindsey Jacobellis declared, “We are the 80s baby boomers. We’ve been a hot team today and we’re really thrilled about winning it”. Nick Baumgartner was participating in the Olympics for the fourth time, and this was the first time he won a gold medal in all of his professional career.
He arrived to Beijing as the most senior American athlete, and also the most senior American snowboarder in Winter Olympic history.
After winning his first career Gold medal stated, “It’s days like two days ago that makes today feel like a dream. I was so proud to show everyone the value I had”.
Nick Baumgartner – Personal And Professional Life
Nick Baumgartner was born on 17 December 1981 and began racing off-road in 2011 . He was awarded his Rookie of the Year “Stock Truck” award and was also promoted up to Pro Light trucks in 2012. At the snowboard cross contest at the FIS Winter World Cup 2009, which took place by Gangwon, Nick Baumgartner won the bronze medal.
The year before, the teen scored his first ever world cup win at Lake Placid, New York. Even though he was picked to be part of the team for 2010 Olympic team however, he was not included in the World Championship team of 2011. He then went to train in Copper Mountain and he faced an accident while training that injured his bone in the collar.
Along with snowboarding In addition, he began off-road racing in 2011. In 2013, he joined the Stadium Super Trucks in 2013 and was sixth in the inaugural race held at the University of Phoenix Stadium. In 2013 the driver took part in six races and placed the ninth place in point scoring.
Nick Baumgartner completed his high school education at West Iron County High School at Iron River and later joined in the Alaska Pacific University Nordic Center. He was a participant in at the Olympics in four occasions, in 2010 and 2014, 2018 and 2022. He also won one gold medal in the Olympic games. In the 2010 Olympic Winter Games held in Turin He completed the snoboard crossing in 20th position.
it was the first time he played an Olympic game. The year 2014 saw Sochi Olympic Winter Games He finished 26th on the snowboard cross. in the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics He was fourth.
His son, known as Landon has been an American wrestler who was also a the state champion of high school wrestling with 189 pounds in the year 2000. Like snowboard cross and off-road racing Nick Baumgartner has also been interested in beach volleyball, football wakeboarding, mountain biking, mountain boarding, and softball.
Nick Baumgartner Net Worth
The net loss of Nick Baumgartner’s net wroth is estimated to be approximately $2-3 million.