"Anything can happen. That’s the scary part of the game but that’s why I love it so much and that’s what makes it so exciting—dropping in knowing nothing is going to go as planned."
4 Things You Didn't Know About Nick Baumgartner
- 1. Nick is an impressive athlete: In addition to an Olympic snowboarder, he is the 2000 Wrestling State Champ, a State Champion Hurdler, and an All-State football player.
- 2. In the off season, Nick enjoys spending time with his son Landon and attending the torque series off-road races.
- 3. Baumgartner became a World Champion in 2017.
- 4. Despite his 4th place finish in the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics, Nick accepted defeat with grace and was just excited to be able to experience the Olympics with his son for the first time.
1st, 2017 Team SBX, Sierra Nevada • 3rd, 2015, SBX, Kresichberg • 3rd, 2009, SBX, Gangwon
2nd, Montafon, 2021 • 3rd, Secret Garden 2021 •
2022-23 U.S. Snowboard Team Nominations
The U.S. Snowboard Team nominations include 29 pro-level and 20 rookie and development level riders led by 2022 Olympic medalists Chloe Kim, Lindsey Jacobellis, Nick Baumgartner and Julia Marino.
Gulini Second at World Cup Finals in Veysonnaz, Switzerland
The U.S. Team Snowboardcross season finished with Faye Gulini taking second at the World Cup finals. This marks the eighth podium of the season for the team.
Jacobellis Earns Two Third-Place Finishes at Krasnoyarsk
Lindsey Jacobellis took back-to-back third-place finishes at the World Cup Snowboardcross events in Krasnoyarsk, Russia to earn an Olympic Team nomination.
Baumgartner Second At Montafon SBX
Nick Baumgartner—coming off a third-place finish at the Secret Garden season opener in China—grabbed another podium result in Austria.
U.S. Snowboardcross Team Readies For Montafon World Cup
The U.S. Snowboardcross Team just completed their first World Cup races this season at the Secret Garden testing center in China— the home course for the 2022 Olympics Games.
Baumgartner Third in Secret Garden SBX
Nick Baumgartner kept the momentum going into this season, earning a third-place finish in a heated men’s final in the season-opening FIS World Cup.