Kelly Sildaru

Freestyle

Kelly Sildaru (born 17 February 2002) is an Estonian freestyle skier.

Sildaru won a gold medal in the slopestyle event in the 2016 Winter X Games beating Tiril Sjåstad Christiansen. With this win, at age 13, Sildaru became the youngest gold medalist to date at a Winter X Games event, and the first person to win a Winter X Games medal for Estonia.

Kelly Sildaru is the youngest to win 2 gold medals in X Games.

Sildaru has won the women's slopestyle on the 2015 and 2016 Dew tour.

During the Big Air competition of the 2017 Winter X Games Norway Sildaru became the first woman to ever land a Switch 1260° Mute and a 1440° during a competition.

Facts

Date of birth
17.02.2002
Nationality
Estonia
Motto
Have fun!
Disciplines
Freestyle
Hobbies
Golf, Longboarding
Website
www.sildaru.com
Top results

2018

FIS Junior World Ski Championships Halfpipe & Slopestyle Winter Games New Zealand

X Games gold in Slopestyle (Aspen) 2016 & 2017

2017 1st World Cup Slopestyle Cardrona NZ

2nd World Cup Halfpipe Cardrona NZ

 

 

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1. Favorite Marker Binding
Squire.
2. Why?
I am still a light weight and those suites really well for me
3. How long have you been riding for Marker?
From the beginning
4. What age did you start skiing? 
2 years old
5. Biggest breakthrough in your ski career
Have won winter Xgames twice

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