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2010 Winter Olympic Games, Vancouver, CanadaFebruary 12-28
 
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Adam Smith

Adam Smith

  • Sport: Olympic Snowboarding
  • Nation: United States of America
  • DOB: July 9, 1980
  • Hometown: Bend, OR
  • Career Highlights: Smith has twice broken his back in his life, the first time playing football when he was 13 and more recently in a snowboarding crash at 20, but the resilient Oregonian bounced back each time. After several years of disaster-free riding, there’s reason for optimism surrounding the veteran, who grabbed a second-place finish in the parallel slalom to open the 2008-09 World Cup season in Landgraaf, Netherlands - the only top-three finish for an American man all winter. Smith also bagged another top 10 World Cup finish at Landgraaf to begin this winter, and he has finished as high as fourth at the World Championships in parallel giant slalom, in 2005. Once a grass seed farmer in his native state, he’s eager to compete in his first Olympics after missing the 2006 Turin Games.
  • Olympic History: None
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