Birthday-July 28, 1976; Durham, North Carolina Discipline- Snowboard Cross
Medals- 2006: Snowboard Cross Gold
First time Olympian Seth Wescott rose to the top of the International snowboard cross (SBX) ranks in 2004-05 when he won gold at the 2005 World Championships. But he rose even higher when he became the first snowboard cross Olympic champion in history. Wescott believes that the best way to train is to ride "big mountain" in Alaska, where he does a lot of heli-skiing. The advantage that Wescott believes he has an advantage over competition because he gets such an adrenaline rush when racing.