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Elena Hight

About Elena

Kauai born and Lake Tahoe raised, Elena Hight is a stand out amongst professional snowboarding’s best. At 13-years-old, Elena became the first female to land a 900 in competition. She went on to attend two Winter Olympics and in 2013, became the first snowboarder, male or female, to land a double backside alley-oop rodeo at the Winter X Games. Always at the forefront of progression, Elena has lead the way throughout her competition career and continues to do so stepping into the backcountry and big mountain riding. Elena has appeared in highly esteemed film projects including Full Moon, Teton Gravity Research’s Ode To Muir, and Snowboarder Magazine’s Unconditional. In addition to snowboarding, Elena’s passions lie in outdoor adventure, health and wellness, and advocating for environmental protection.

Athletic Achievements

  • Two-time Olympian
  • X Games Gold Medalist
  • Seven-time X Games Medalist
  • Burton US Open Champion
  • First female to land a frontside 900 in competition at 13 years old
  • First snowboarder to land a double backside alley-oop rodeo in a halfpipe contest at the 2013 Winter X Games
  • Featured in the 2013 ESPN Magazine Body Issue
  • Oxygen Magazine’s February 2014 Cover Girl
  • Included in the coveted all womens feature film Full Moon
  • First Women to pursue a wholly human powered project with snowboarding Icon Jeremy Jones
  • Experience Magazine’s November 2018 Cover Girl
  • Explored along side Jeremy Jones for feature film Ode To Muir
  • First female to ride the infamous Tahoe Grizzly Spines


Move to the beat of your heart. 
What is it that makes you feel your heartbeat, makes you feel truly alive? 
The smallest bite of something decadent, pushing yourself beyond your perceived limits or finding silence amongst the chaos?

HEART is a compilation of the things, people, ideas, and creations that brighten my days. Things that encourage me, help me step up to any challenge and enrich my life. In sharing HEART my intention is to share something with you that has brightened my journey, and hopefully help another heart to shine.


  • KindHumans
  • Gopro
  • Smith
  • jones-snowboards
  • KindHumans
  • Spark-R-and-D
  • KindHumans
  • POW
  • B4BC
  • WSF

Connect with Elena

Press or Marketing Inquiries: chrisd@collectivMGMT.com