Elena Hight


Lake Tahoe

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. Always at the forefront of progression, Elena has lead the way throughout her competition career and continues to do so stepping into the backcountry and big mountain riding. Elena has appeared in highly esteemed film projects including Full Moon, Teton Gravity Research’s Ode To Muir, and Snowboarder Magazine’s Unconditional. In addition to snowboarding, Elena’s passions lie in outdoor adventure, health and wellness, and advocating for environmental protection.


  • Two-time Olympian
  • X Games Gold Medalist
  • Seven-time X Games Medalist
  • Burton US Open Champion
  • First female to ride the infamous Tahoe Grizzly Spine
  • First female to land a frontside 900 in competition at 13 years old

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