Jesper Tjäder

Jesper Tjäder (born 22 May 1994) is a Swedish freestyle skier. He won the overall slopestyle World Cup in 2014, and competed for Sweden at the 2014, 2018, and 2022 Winter Olympics; winning a Bronze medal in Slopestyle at the latter.

Jesper Tjäder
Tjäder in 2013
Personal information
Born (1994-05-22) 22 May 1994 (age 28)
Östersund, Sweden
Country Sweden
SportFreestyle skiing
Medal record

Personal lifeEdit

Tjäder was born in Östersund, Sweden, on 22 May 1994.[1] His parents introduced him to skiing at the age of three.[2]


Tjäder competed in slopestyle at the FIS Freestyle World Ski Championships 2013, and he represented Sweden in slopestyle at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi,[2] where he finished 24th.[1] At the 2013–14 FIS Freestyle Skiing World Cup, Tjäder won the overall slopestyle cup and placed third overall.[3] Tjäder returned to the Winter Olympics for 2018 in PyeongChang, where he placed 23rd in the slopestyle competition.[4] Tjäder again returned to the Winter Olympics for 2022 in Beijing, where he placed 3rd and secured a bronze medal in the slopestyle competition.[5]

Tjäder progressed freeskiing by innovating tricks and building never-seen-before rails.[clarification needed][citation needed]

Tjäder currently holds the world record for the longest rail slide on skis. [6]


  1. ^ a b Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Jesper Tjäder". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 25 November 2019.
  2. ^ a b "Jesper Tjäder". Archived from the original on 16 February 2014. Retrieved 21 February 2014.
  3. ^ "Jesper Tjäder". Retrieved 26 November 2019.
  4. ^ "Jesper Tjäder". Retrieved 26 November 2019.
  5. ^ Kasabian, Paul (16 February 2022). "Men's Freestyle Skiing Results Olympics 2022: Slopestyle Medal Winners". Bleacher Report. Retrieved 16 February 2022.
  6. ^ Spriggs, Alastair (24 May 2022). "Watch Jesper Tjäder complete the world's longest rail slide". Red Bull. Retrieved 4 July 2022.

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