4K Big Air Analyst

Olympic snowboarding gold medalist Kaitlyn Farrington will make her Olympic debut with NBC Sports as a 4K big air analyst at the 2018 Winter Olympics.

Farrington, who was the first women’s rider to perform a backside 1080, won a gold medal in halfpipe at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games and is a two-time Winter X Games medalist. She retired from competitive snowboarding in 2015 after she learned she had a degenerative spine condition.

Fast Facts

  • Making her NBC Olympics debut in PyeongChang
  • 2014 Olympic Winter Games snowboarding halfpipe gold medalist
  • Two-time Winter X Games medalist
  • 2010 Dew Tour overall champion