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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.

Profile

  • sport: Alpine snowboarding, Alpine skiing
  • date of birth: March 23rd, 1995
  • place of birth: Prague

Achievements

2 Olympic golds in 2 different sports
5 Alpine Ski World Cup medals
31 Snowboard World Cup medals