Lindsey Jacobellis is best known for being a professional snowboarder. She has participated in four Olympics over the course of her career. In that time, she won one silver medal in the 2006 Olympics and tons of gold medals in competitions such as the World Championships and Winter X Games. Some of her career proves just how dangerous the sport is – she ended up wracking up injuries instead of medals when she attended the Olympics.
About Lindsey Jacobellis
Real Name: Her full name is Lindsey Jacobellis.
Nickname: Her nickname is Lucky, which might be a little sarcastic considering her famous loss at the Olympics.
Occupation & Job: Lindsey is a professional athlete. She is currently an Olympic snowboarder.
Famous For: She is famous for participating in four Olympics and winning a silver medal at the 2006 Torino Olympics.
Age: She is currently 32 years old.
Birthday / DOB: She was born on August 19th, 1985.
Place of Birth / Hometown: Her birthplace is Danbury, Connecticut.
Nationality: Lindsey is an American.
Ethnicity: She is Caucasian.
Height, Weight & Body
How Tall – Height in Meters: She is 1.7 meters tall.
How Tall – Height in Feet: She is 5 feet 7 inches tall.
Weight in Pounds: Lindsey weighs about 138 pounds.
Weight in Kilograms: She is 62.6 KG.
Bra Size: Lindsey wears a 32C in bras. She once did a chest cast for the charity Keep a Breast, which donates money to breast cancer research.
Waist Size: Her waist size is 28 inches.
Hip Size: Her hips are estimated to be 37 inches.
Eye Color: She has blue eyes.
Hair Color: Lindsey has blonde hair.
Foot/Shoe Size: Her foot size is unknown.
Dress Size: Lindsey is about a size 8 in dresses.
Personal Life ( Relationships, family, education, Net Worth)
Are They Married: She is not currently married.
Husband / Boyfriend: Previously, Lindsay dated Jesse Heilman, a pro surfer. Her current boyfriend is Adam Bakkedahl. They began dating in 2016. Adam is a real estate agent and photography.
Father: Her father’s name is Ben Jacobellis Sr.
Mother: Her mother’s name is Anita Jacobellis.
Brother: She has one brother named Ben Jacobellis Jr.
Sister: She does not have a sister.
Children: Lindsey does not have any children.
High School: She attended Stratton Mountain School.
Did They Go To College: Lindsey has not attended college, focusing instead on her snowboarding career.
Net Worth: Her estimated net worth is about $1 million.
Sexuality: Lindsey is straight.
Horoscope: Lindsey is a Leo.
Hobbies: She enjoys sewing, cooking, and gardening in her spare time.
Favorite Movie: Her favorite movie is unknown.
Favorite Sports: Her favorite sports are surfing and snowboarding.
Phone Number: Unknown
Social Media Accounts & Usernames
Lindsey has 18,900 followers on her official Facebook page. She uses the social media platform to post her crosstraining workouts, and promote causes that she believes in, such as ending the practice of dog meat farms in South Korea. Occasionally, she also posts fun snowboarding photos.
Lindsey joined the micro-blogging platform in September of 2009. Since then, she has tweeted 1,800 times to her 12.7K followers. She does not post very often – her last tweet was in October of 2017, and most of her posts are crossposted from Instagram.
She has posted over 1000 times on the photo-sharing site. Lindsey is followed by 55.6 fans, who love the glimpse into her personal life and snowboarding career. She loves posting photos of her adorable dog.
Other Cool Facts:
- She won the gold medal in the 2015 World Companionship in the Snowboard Cross competition.
- Lindsey Jacobellis once donated a cast of her chest to a breast cancer research charity.
- She donated 10+ inches of her hair to a charity that makes wigs for kids who have lost their hair fighting childhood cancer known as Locks for Love.
- She lost the gold in the 2006 Olympics when she attempted to grab her board in the air and fell. She ended up recovering enough to grab the silver medal.
- She describes herself as an animal lover on her Twitter account and shows that by donating to the ASPCA.
- She was the first American snowboarder to win both the halfpipe and boardercross competitions in the 2004 World Cup.
- She made her relationship with Adam Bakkedahl official on Instagram.