Nick Baumgartner

Disciplines: SnowboardFrom: Iron River, MI USA USABorn: 12/17/81

About Nick

2011 XG Snowboarder X gold medalist Nick Baumgartner is a dual-sport threat (TORC truck racing and boardercross) and self-proclaimed U.P. (Upper Peninsula of Michigan) hillbilly and meathead. He finished third at the 2015 World Snowboard Championships (Kreischberg, AUT) and has been one of the top-ranked Americans since 2006, finishing 3rd overall in 2009. The former linebacker and all-American wrestler has a sign in Bates Township, Mich., welcoming visitors to the "Home of Nick Baumgartner." The father of 11-year old Landon has one female in his life -- dog, Oakley. When not racing, Baumgartner often works pouring concrete.

  • Two
  • time XG medalist in 11 appearances; 2011 Snowboarder X gold.
  • Has competed in three sports at XG: Snowboarder X, UltraCross and Stadium Super Trucks.
  • Finished 3rd at the 2015 World Snowboard Championships (Kreischberg, AUT, Jan. 16, 2015).
  • Named 2011 Rookie of the Year in the TORC series (truck racing).
  • Two time Olympian (20th in 2010, tied for 25th in 2014).

X Games Medal Count




X Games Competition History

X Games Aspen 2015 SBD Snowboarder X4th
X Games Austin 2014 TRK Racing8th
X Games Aspen 2014 SBD Snowboarder X19th
Winter X Games Aspen 2012 SBD Snowboarder X2nd
Winter X 2011 SBD Snowboarder X1st
Winter X 2010 SBD Snowboarder X6th
Winter X 2009 SBD Snowboarder X5th
Winter X 2008 SBD Snowboarder X8th
Winter X 2007 SBD Snowboarder X8th
Winter X 2006 SBD Snowboarder X12th
Winter X 2005 SBD Snowboarder X9th
Winter X 2005 ULX UltraCross8th