Biography:

2006 Olympian … WC bronze medallist … Nine-time World Cup champion with 19 medals overall … Two gold, one silver and one bronze on Nor-Am Cup tour … Has one gold on Continental Cup tour.

GETTING TO KNOW…

Parents are Judy Hoy and Ben. Biological father Lew was killed in a hangliding accident in 1977, was the 1977 Canadian hang gliding champion and C-class sedan car racing champion the same year … Siblings Wade and Karen … Has two children Caleb (4 1/2) and Elias (8 months) … Lists father, Terje Haakonsen and Craig Kelly as sports idols … When not competing, he is with his kids and outside as much as possible … Goes by nickname Rabbit.

World Championship (WC) Results

2007 (Arosa, SUI): 10th 2003 (Kreischberg, AUT): Bronze

Career Notes

2009-10: Top World Cup result was 4th in snowboard cross in Stoneham, CAN (01/21/10). 2008-09: Had two top-10 results in four World Cup races – 6th in Sunday River, USA and 7th in 2010 Olympic venue in Cypress, B.C. 2007-08: Two World Cup medals including silver in Lake Placid, USA and bronze in Valle Nevado, CHI … Just missed second podium in Valle Nevado, finishing 4th … Also finished 4th at National Championships. 2006-07: Captured gold at three World Cup stops, one in Furano, JPN and two in Lake Placid, USA … Also won bronze in Stoneham, Que. … Was silver and bronze Nor-Am cup medallist in Sun Peaks, B.C. … Placed 10th at WC. 2005-06: Competed at first Olympic Winter Games, finishing 17th … Captured gold and silver at World Cup races in Bad Gastein, AUT … Recorded four other top-six results on World Cup circuit. 2004-05: Won gold at World Cup stop in Valle Nevado, CHI … Finished top-11 in all five races. 2003-04: Nabbed gold and bronze in Niigata Joetsu-kokusai, JPN on World Cup tour … Won silver at World Cup event in Mt. Batchelor, USA … Double gold medallist at Nor-Am Cup stop in Cypress, B.C. 2002-03: WC bronze medallist … Captured World Cup gold in both Valle Nevado, CHI and Arosa, SUI … Finished 16th in halfpipe competition at National Championships in Calgary. 2001-02: Won World Cup silver in Bad Gastein, AUT and Ruka, FIN … World Cup bronze medallist in Valle Nevado, CHI and Tignes, FRA … Recorded two 4th-place World Cup results in Whistler, B.C. and Tandadalen, SWE. 1999-00: Only competed in one race, finishing 4th at World Cup event in Whistler, B.C. 1998-99: Won gold at Continental Cup event in Copper Mountain, USA. 1997-98: Nabbed gold in only event raced: World Cup in Whistler, B.C.