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Seth Wescott

Full name: Seth Benjamin Wescott
Nickname(s): Torque
Gender: Male
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
Weight: 201 lbs (91 kg)
Born: June 28, 1976 in Durham, North Carolina, United States
Affiliations: Sugarloaf Mountain Ski Club, Carrabassett Valley (USA) / Western State College of Colorado, Gunnison, Colorado (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Snowboarding

Medals: 2 Gold (2 Total)

Biography

Seth Wescott became the top American in boardercross once the event became popular on the schedule. Previously he had raced giant slalom and Super-G and done some halfpipe. Wescott was silver medalist in boardercross at the 2003 World Championships and won that title in 2005. At the Winter X Games, he has won three silvers and four bronzes in SBX, and has three US Championships in SBX. In Torino, Wescott win the SBX final comfortably for the gold medal. Born in North Carolina, Wescott grew up in Maine, boarding at Sugarloaf, and owns a popular restaurant and bar near that resort, The Rack.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
2006 Winter 29 Torino Snowboarding Men's Boardercross United States USA 1 Gold
2010 Winter 33 Vancouver Snowboarding Men's Boardercross United States USA 1 Gold

Men's Boardercross

Games Age City Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T
2006 Winter 29 Torino United States USA Qualifying Round 3 Q 1:20.69
2006 Winter 29 Torino United States USA Qualifying Round Run 1 5 1:22.82
2006 Winter 29 Torino United States USA Qualifying Round Run 2 3 1:20.69
2010 Winter 33 Vancouver United States USA Qualifying Round 17 Q 1:22.87
2010 Winter 33 Vancouver United States USA Qualifying Round Run 1 26 1:25.69
2010 Winter 33 Vancouver United States USA Qualifying Round Run 2 15 1:22.87