Eva Samkova

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Snowboard
Vrchlabi, CZE
04/28/93

Medal Count

0Gold

1Silver

0Bronze

Comp History

X Games Aspen 2015 SBD Snowboarder X6th
X Games Aspen 2014 SBD Snowboarder X2nd

Other Competitions

Feb, 2014 Winter OlympicsSBD Snowboard Cross1st
Jan, 2014 World Cup Andorra #1SBD Snowboardcross7th
Jan, 2014 World Cup Andorra #2SBD Snowboardcross1st
Dec, 2013 FIS World CupSBD Snowboardcross1st
Mar, 2013 FIS World CupSBD Snowboardcross7th
Mar, 2013 World CupSBD Snowboardcross3rd
Mar, 2013 World CupSBD Snowboardcross7th
Mar, 2013 World CupSBD Snowboardcross8th
Feb, 2013 World CupSBD Snowboardcross1st
Feb, 2013 World CupSBD Snowboardcross7th
Jan, 2013 World Snowboard ChampionshipsSBD Snowboardcross7th
2013 FIS World Cup Crystal GlobeSBD Snowboardcross5th
2013 World CupSBD Snowboardcross5th

Athlete Bio

21-year-old Eva Samkova had a breakthrough year in 2014: Snowboarder X silver at her first X Games and then gold at the Sochi Olympics. Suddenly the biggest threat to Lindsey Jacobellis' dominance, her hometown, Vrchlabi, in the Czech Republic, recognized her Olympic victory by gifting her a horse.

You Don't Say?

  • Earned Snowboarder X silver as a rookie at X Games Aspen 2014.
  • Won snowboard cross gold at the 2014 Olympics. Received a horse from her hometown for the win.
  • 2011, 2013, 2014 Czech National Champion.
  • Three time Junior World Champion (2010, 2011, 2013).