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Sage Kotsenburg, Slopestyle Snowboarder: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

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Sage Kotsenburg is a slopestyle snowboarder competing for the U.S. in the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics.

Originally from Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, he first displayed his undeniable talent to the world when he won the 2009-2010 Winter Dew Tour overall title in slopestyle at the ripe age of 16.

Here’s what you need to know about Kotsenburg as he makes his Olympic debut in Sochi.


1. He Bears an Uncanny Resemblance to Jeff Spicoli From Fast Times at Ridgemont High

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Kostenburg looks an awful lot like Jeff Spicoli from the 1982 classic teen comedy Fast Times at Ridgemont High. In fact, according to USA Today, the 20-year-old uses the same lingo like “gnarly” and “stoked.”

Here’s one of the classic Spicoli scenes from the film.



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