Russian Nikolay Olyunin may be an X Games rookie, but he brought home silver in his home country, Russia, at the 2014 Olympics in snowboard cross. The 2010 Junior National Champion is now a bar owner and studies sports at a university. He's got momentum entering X Games Aspen 2016: At the two Germany World Cups the weekend before X Games, Nikolay won one and took second in the other.
- 9th at his first X Games in 2015. He collided in his Semifinal and didn't advance.
- 2014 Sochi Olympics: snowboard cross silver in his home country.
- Final two World Cup events before the X Games, Feldberg, GER, Jan. 23 & 24: Won one; took second in the other. 3rd at the first WC of the season, Montafon, AUT.
- 2014 Russian National Champion.
- 2010 Junior World Champion.
X Games Competition History
|X Games Aspen 2015|| SBD Snowboarder X||9th|