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Kjersti Buaas


Kjersti Buaas

Kjersti Buaas
Personal information
Full name Kjersti Østgaard Buaas
Born (1982-01-05) 5 January 1982 [1]
Residence Trondheim
Height 160 cm (5 ft 3 in)[2]
Country Norway
Sport Snowboarding
Event(s) Women's slopestyle
Updated on 7 February 2014.

Kjersti Østgaard Buaas (born January 5, 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.

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

Competition Results

Swatch TTR 2008/2009 Season[3]


  1. ^ "Kjersti Buaas". Organizing Committee of the XXII Olympic Winter Games. Retrieved 7 February 2014. 
  2. ^ Norway Olympic Team and Media Guide Sochi 2014. Norway:  
  3. ^ Kjersti's Official Swatch TTR Profile

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