Kjersti Buaas

Kjersti Østgaard Buaas (born 5 January 1982) is a Norwegian snowboarder from Trondheim. She placed 4th in women's half-pipe at the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City, United States. She received a bronze medal at the 2006 Winter Olympics in women's half-pipe in Turin, Italy. Buaas recovered from a broken leg only a week before her bronze-winning ride.

Kjersti Buaas
Personal information
Full nameKjersti Østgaard Buaas
Born (1982-01-05) 5 January 1982 (age 38)[1]
Height160 cm (5 ft 3 in)[2]
Event(s)Women's slopestyle
Updated on 7 February 2014.

In 2007/2008 she finished World No.3 on the Swatch TTR World Snowboard Tour (Ticket to Ride (World Snowboard Tour))[3]

Competition ResultsEdit

Swatch TTR 2008/2009 Season[4]


  1. ^ "Kjersti Buaas". sochi2014.com. Organizing Committee of the XXII Olympic Winter Games. Retrieved 7 February 2014.
  2. ^ Norway Olympic Team and Media Guide Sochi 2014. Norway: Norwegian Olympic and Paralympic Committee and Confederation of Sports. 2014. p. 95.
  3. ^ "Kjersti Buaas Real Talk Interview". Pyramid Magazine. Retrieved 11 June 2016.
  4. ^ Kjersti's Official Swatch TTR Profile Archived 2011-07-24 at the Wayback Machine