Feb 07 2014
4. Lindsey Jacobellis – American Snowboarder
She’s already a huge star in women’s snowboarding, but Lindsey Jacobellis still hasn’t made the mark that she could if she has the results she’s hoping for in Sochi.
With seven X Games golds, she has seen what it’s like to be on top. But the past two Olympics haven’t treated her kindly, as she prematurely celebrated in 2006 which dropped her from gold to silver, and then was disqualified from competition in 2010.
Jacobellis is 28 now, so this may be her last chance to win that coveted gold medal—which we’re sure NBC will mention a few times to help garner attention onto her.
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