Olympic champion in 2 different sports
Ester Ledecká - biography
Ester Ledecká is an athletic phenomenon. She is the only athlete in the world able to combine top-level Alpine skiing and snowboarding. The 19-time Snowboard World Cup winner, 4-time Parallel World Cup ranking winner and 4-time World Champion has also started collecting, from the 2019/2020 season, top places in the Alpine Ski World Cup.
She shocked the world after winning gold in Super-G and then, a week later, also finishing first in her top snowboarding discipline, the parallel giant slalom, at the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics. By winning 2 gold medals in 2 different sports at the same Olympics, she has forever recorded her name in Olympic history.
- sport: Alpine snowboarding, Alpine skiing
- date of birth: March 23rd, 1995
- place of birth: Prague