Name: Grete Eliassen
Date of Birth: September 19, 1986
Nationality: American and Norwegian dual citizenship
Speciality: Slopestyle skiing
Career High: SuperPipe gold medallist at the 2005 and 2006 Winter X Games
2011 Winter X-Games Standing: #3 (Slopestyle)
Fast fact: In 2010, the US-born, Norwegian-bred skiing sensation launched herself off a 30ft hip jump at the Canyons Resort in Utah to claim the hip jump world record.
Best quote: “Back when I was 17, I did my first road gap. I ended up jumping over a moving double-decker semi-truck and a guardrail. It was one of the craziest and most stupid moments of my life, but I did it because I am Grete and that's what I do!”