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Sage Kotsenburg

Sage Kotsenburg

Sage has been standing sideways since the age most of us were still struggling with the whole walking malarkey. Growing up with Park City, Utah on his doorstep, it wasn’t long before Sage was following older brother Blaze onto the kickers and rails of one of Utah’s finest parks.

He entered his first competition at 7 and hasn’t stopped since (giving him a 13 year career at the age of 20). He started to compete on the US Snowboard Series a year later and became the dominating force on the series for 4 years, taking home the top spot at every sing event.

After an illustrious career as the ruling rookie, Sage graduated to the big leagues at the US Open Slopestyle competition at the age of 12 and has been on the World Snowboard Tour ever since. He managed to finish his 2007 season in 100th place overall, despite never having left the States…

In 2008 he was unleashed upon the world placing well in the US events, but struggling to keep the momentum in the international events. Another year of travelling must have got the jitters in check as he stormed his way into the 2009/10 season with a plethora of top 10 finishes including a 1st place as the overall winner of the Dew Tour, a 6th place finish in Olso for the Artic Challenege and a 2nd place finish in Tignes for the XGames to round off the season.

Since then, Sage has been a regular occurrence on the WST scene, as well as working with some  fellow Park City-ites on a crew called ‘Lick the Cat’ that came up with the best XGames drinking game ever. Recently signed to APO Snowboards with Nike teammate Spencer O’Brien, we’re sure to see Sage sippin’ on some Mutzig in the Alpes soon…


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