Athlete Profile - Kent CALLISTER

Birth Date:  09 Nov 1995
Age:  22
Gender:   Men
Height (cm):  175

Events and Medals

Event Rank
Men's Halfpipe 10

Kent CALLISTER - Schedule

Start Time Event Status
Tue, 13 Feb 13:00
Men's Halfpipe Qualification Run 1
Tue, 13 Feb 13:56
Men's Halfpipe Qualification Run 2
Wed, 14 Feb 10:30
Men's Halfpipe Final Run 1
Wed, 14 Feb 11:00
Men's Halfpipe Final Run 2
Wed, 14 Feb 11:30
Men's Halfpipe Final Run 3

Biographical Information

Highlights Olympic Winter Games
2014Sochi, RUS9

World Championships
2017Sierra Nevada, ESP11
2015Kreischberg, AUT6
2013Stoneham, QC, CAN15

FIS World Cup Rankings overview - All rankings from 2014/2015, top three for earlier seasons

FIS World Cup overview - Best rank per season and event since 2014/2015
2017/20181 x 19th
2016/20172 x 8th
2015/20161 x 6th
2014/20151 x 3rd

FIS World Cup - Ten best performances in current season
192017/2018HalfpipeSnowmass, CO, USA
232017/2018HalfpipeCopper Mountain, CO, USA
352017/2018HalfpipeCardrona, NZL

X Games Europe
2016Oslo, NOR8

World Snowboard Tour overview - Best rank per season and event since 2014/2015
2017/20181 x 13th
2016/20171 x 24th
2015/20161 x 8th
2014/20151 x 6th

World Snowboard Tour - Ten best performances in current season
132017/2018HalfpipeBreckenridge, CO, USA

ALL - Overall, BA - Big Air, HP - Halfpipe, PGS - Parallel Giant Slalom, PS - Parallel Slalom, PST - Parallel Slalom Team, SBS - Slopestyle, SBX - Snowboard Cross, SBXT - SBX - Snowboard Cross Team, PAR - Parallel Overall, AFU - Freestyle Overall, DNF - Did Not Finish, DNS - Did Not Start, DSQ - Disqualified
Hobbies Skateboarding, golf, sailing, playing the guitar, supporting American college football team the University of Oregon Ducks. (, 30 Apr 2017)
Languages spoken English
Club name New South Wales Institute of Sport [NSWIS] [United States of America]
Coach Ben Wisner (, 26 May 2017)
Sporting/Famous relatives His great-uncle Cyril Callister invented the Australian food spread Vegemite. (, 30 Apr 2017)
Debut World Cup Debut - 2012 in Cardrona, New Zealand
Injuries He suffered a concussion during his first run at the 2016 Winter X Games in Oslo, Norway. (, 30 Apr 2017)
Start He began snowboarding at age nine through the Mount Bachelor Sports Education Foundation in Bend, OR, United States of America. (, 09 Nov 2017)
Reason He took up the sport after his family moved from the Gold Coast, QLD, Australia, to Bend, OR, United States of America. (, 30 Apr 2017)
Ambition To compete at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. (, 26 May 2017)
Training He trains at Mammoth Mountain in California, United States of America. (, 26 May 2017)
Memorable Achievement Placing ninth in halfpipe at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi. (, 30 Apr 2017)
Hero Australian swimmer Ian Thorpe. (, 30 Apr 2017)
Additional information General
Born in San Diego, CA, United States of America, to a US mother and an Australian father, his family moved to Australia when he was age five. Four years later the family returned to the United States of America, settling in Bend, Oregon. He was eligible to represent both Australia and the United States of America, and in 2012 chose to represent Australia after the offer of a scholarship from the Olympic Winter Institute of Australia [OWIA]. (, 22 Nov 2013)

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