Marcus Kleveland

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Marcus Kleveland
Personal information
NationalityNorwegian
Born (1999-04-25) 25 April 1999 (age 19)
Lillehammer, Norway
Height1.72 m (5 ft 7 12 in)
Sport
CountryNorway
SportSnowboarding
Event(s)Slopestyle
Big Air
TeamNorwegian
Turned pro2013

Marcus Kleveland (born 25 April 1999) is a Norwegian professional snowboarder from Dombås who specializes in the slopestyle and big air events. He was the first ever to complete a quad cork 1800 in competition and won gold in Slopestyle and silver in Big Air at his Winter X Games debut in 2017. He also won the world cup of Milan on November 2016. [1] [2] [3] [4] In 2018, he won 2 medals at Winter X Games  : Gold at Slopstyle and a 2nd place at Big air. [5] After the Winter X Games he won a 3rd place at 2018 Burton U-S Open Slopestyle. [6]

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References

  1. Schmitz, Marlon (28 January 2017). "Kleveland stomps first ever Quad Cork in a comp". Redbull.com. Archived from the original on 29 January 2017. Retrieved 10 February 2018.
  2. Hove, Lasse Bjarte (29 January 2017). "Marcus (17) tok gull i X Games" (in Norwegian). TY 2 AS. Retrieved 10 February 2018.
  3. "Winter X Games 2017 Men's Slopestyle results". xgames.espn.com. 29 January 2017.
  4. "Winter X Games 2017 Men's Big Air results". xgames.espn.com. 29 January 2017.
  5. "Marcus Kleveland's official X Games athlete biography". X Games. Retrieved 2019-03-26.
  6. Burton (2018-03-10), 2018 Burton U·S·Open Men’s Slopestyle Finals – Marcus Kleveland's 3rd Place Run , retrieved 2019-03-26
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