Estonian teen is youngest Winter X Games winner

A 13-year-old freeskiier from Estonia has become the youngest person to win a gold medal at the Winter X Games, held this year in Aspen, Colorado.

Winter X Games, Aspen.

Winter X Games, Aspen. Image by Philip Nelson / CC BY-SA 2.0

Kelly Sildaru won the women's slopestyle category, and also became the first Estonian to win a medal at the Games. Sildaru first shot to fame on YouTube as a 10-year-old, and the videos of her skiing prompted many to call her 'the future of freeskiing'. Read more:

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