Lindsey Jacobellis is a 3 time Olympian, 29 time World Cup Gold Medalist, 10 times XGames Gold Medalist, and 5 time World Champion but when it comes time for her to compete in the Olympic boardercross you can’t help but recall the time back in 2006 when she went for style points at the end of her gold medal race and it ended up costing her position at the top of the podium spot.
Some celebrated Lindsey for embodying the free spirited origins of snowboarding while others admonished her for needlessly hotdogging and embarrassing her team. No matter what side of the coin you fall on, Lindsey’s mistake lives on as cautionary tale for racers worldwide. Best of luck in South Korea Lindsey, we love you no matter what.
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