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Born: August 17, 1989 Kauai, HI

Current Residence: South Lake Tahoe

Height: 5 ft 2 in 

Weight: 126 lbs

Profession: Professional Snowboarder

Stance: Goofy

Sponsors: Volcom; Cliff bar; Toyota; GoPro; Jones; Smith; Health Aide; Women's Surge Pro; Etnies; Electric; Birdhouse; S-One; Ethika; Kicker; Independent

About: Elena Hight is Kauai born and Lake Tahoe raised, Elena Hight is a stand out amongst professional snowboarding’s best. At 13-years-old, Elena became the first female to land a 900 in competition. She went on to attend two Winter Olympics and in 2013, became the first snowboarder, male or female, to land a double backside alley-oop rodeo at the Winter X Games.


Teton Gravity's  Ode To Muir pairs professional snowboarder, adventurer and founder of Protect our Winters Jeremy Jones with two-time Olympian Elena Hight as they embark on a 40-mile foot-powered expedition deep into California’s John Muir Wilderness.

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Margo Hayes

For the last 12-years Elena Hight has been trying to land on an Olympic podium. A pioneer in women’s halfpipe competition, Hight has been breaking ground since she landed the first competition 900 for a woman at the 2003 Breckenridge Grand Prix, at just 13. She then went on to become the youngest Olympian athlete at the 2006 Torino Games, and the first woman to land back-to-back 900s in competition in 2007. In 2014 she failed to qualify for the Sochi Games, leaving her emotionally devastated, causing her to question her path. This is the story of how she recovered and is coming back stronger than ever.

Elena Hight joins Jeremy Jones for an epic backcountry snowboard trip through the Sierra's for his new film Ode To Muir.

Watch Elena Hight win gold at The Real Cost Women's Snowboard SuperPipe, at X Games Aspen 2017.

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Elena Hight shares her best from her 2013-2014 winter season.



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