Is Sage Kotsenburg The Nicest Athlete At The X Games?


Not to be handing out superlatives like they're prizes, but if there were an X Games competition for "nicest athlete," Sage Kotsenburg would for sure take home gold.

The man who took home the first Olympic gold medal in men's snowboard Slopestyle would have every right to have a big head and a huge ego, but after meeting him in person, Elite Daily can personally attest Sage is just about as chill as they come.

He even let us go way over time on our interview. Instead of just answering five simple questions, he stuck around for a full 14 questions.

Check out his insights into the future of snowboarding, his favorite part of X Games, learn about his guilty pleasures and what makes this incredible athlete tick.

What's been your favorite part of X Games so far?

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How did you get into snowboarding?

What are your hobbies outside of snowboarding?

How do you balance snowboarding and your personal life?

Where do you think snowboarding is heading?

What's an interesting fact nobody knows about you?

Favorite song right now, and what do you listen to when you go out on Slopestyle?

Snapchat or Instagram?

Last photo you took on your phone?

Tinder or Bumble?

If you could have one superpower, what would it be?

What's your guilty pleasure?

If you could meet any famous person who would it be?

What do you look forward to most at Winter X Games?