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KJERSTI BUAAS


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KJERSTI BUAAS


Kjersti Buaas has been a professional snowboarder since 2000 and is one of the most successful competition riders ever. She has earned medals in the Olympics, XGames and World Cups in both slopestyle and halfpipe.

Kjersti started riding in 1994 and soon after, in 1996 she won a local big jump contest, receiving her first sponsorship. She started travelling around competing in some contests, winning the World Junior Championships in 1999 which launched her international career. In 2000 she signed her first professional snowboard contract, and she won her first World Cup contest that same year. She then secured her place as the most stylish female ripper out there at the Winter Olympics in Salt lake, pulling the biggest Air to Fakies ever seen by a girl and finishing just outside the podium in 4th place. Four years later she took home the prestegious bronze medal at the Winter Olympics in Turin, Italy. Alongside with competing at the highest level in snowboarding, Kjersti has also developed her skills in the backcountry. She has filmed several video parts and is recognized in documentaries & TV shows globally. In addition to this Kjersti has her hands in many different buckets; she creates, produce, hosts and stars in events, TV shows and exploration trips. She is also very environmentally aware and works with many non-profit organizations, with a mission to help preserve heath of humans & our eARTh.


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EXPERIENCE


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EXPERIENCE


A world class, MULTIDIMENSIONAL ATHLETE with over 18 years of PROFESSIONAL experience

4 Time Olympian ~ VISUAL AID ~ RIPPLE MAKER 

Olympic Bronze Medalist Kjersti Buaas has been a professional snowboarder since 2000 and is one of the most successful competition riders ever. She is one of the few ladies who can compete in both halfpipe and slopestyle at the highest level and is well known as the queen of snowboard style. Alongside with competing at the highest level in freestyle snowboarding, Kjersti is developed her skills in the backcountry. Through out the years, she has filmed several video parts and is recognized in documentaries & TV shows globally. She also Co-created the worlds first zero waste snowboard event in 2014 in Colorado and and Co-produced a documentary with the same name. Kjersti have also been featured on several covers of international magazines and draws attention with her authentic scandinavian look and unique lifestyle. 

PROFESSIONAL ATHLETE

CONTENT DEVELOPER

TALENT & CO-PRODUCER OF "EXPLORE ICELAND WITH ONE LIFE" A DOCUMENTARY SERIES FEATURED ON OUTSIDE TV 

CO-CREATOR OF COMMUNITY CUP, THE FIRST ZERO WASTE SNOWBOARD COMPETITION IN THE WORLD. MADE FOR THE RIDERS, BY THE RIDERS. 

INFLUENCER

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DESIGNS


"COMBINING MY LOVE FOR SNOWBOARDING WITH MY PASSION for design"

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DESIGNS


"COMBINING MY LOVE FOR SNOWBOARDING WITH MY PASSION for design"

Design with Intention

“I aim to design with my heart; a vibrationreflectingauthenticity & style. I’m constantly inspired by nature & want to give back to earth by using & promoting ECO friendly materials in my concepts”

Kjersti has helped design and develop the "KJ" signature line with Roxy for 8 years. She uses her 18 + years experience in the snowboard industry  to create pieces that not only looks good, but has a smaller footprint on the environment and can handle the wear and tear of a true professional.

 

Snowboards

Kjersti's fascination & admiration for the wild is beautifully implemented in her snowboard graphics

KJ Signature Snowboard

KJ Signature Snowboard

Outerwear

With inspiration from nature, traveling, lifestyles & her home country Norway, Kjersti has created several unique signature pieces

KJ SNOW JACKET AND PANTS

KJ SNOW JACKET AND PANTS

Goggles

Kjersti has an eye for details, which she delicately integrates into her designs

 

KJ Signature Goggles

KJ Signature Goggles

KJ Signature Goggles

KJ Signature Goggles

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PERSPECTIVES


"THE ATTITUDE I HAVE TOWARD ANY EXPERIENCE IN LIFE IS A CHOICE. I CREATE MY REALITY THROUGH THE LENS OF MY PERCEPTION"

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PERSPECTIVES


"THE ATTITUDE I HAVE TOWARD ANY EXPERIENCE IN LIFE IS A CHOICE. I CREATE MY REALITY THROUGH THE LENS OF MY PERCEPTION"

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HEALTH & COMMUNITY


"It takes a strong community to create the right kind of change"

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HEALTH & COMMUNITY


"It takes a strong community to create the right kind of change"

Kjersti is very health concious & environmentally aware. She works closely with many non-profit organizations to support projects that will help protect the resources of our planet. She also collaborates with companies who strive to do business for good. Passionate about leaving a smaller footprint & understanding the natural patterns of nature, Kjersti studied & received her certification in Permaculture Design in 2013.