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Yuki-Tsubota

Yuki Tsubota

Vitals

Group

Slopestyle - B

Date of birth

February 3, 1994

Age

20

Place of birth

Vancouver, BC

Hometown

Whistler, BC

Height

5’3”

Weight

135lbs

Year you made the National Team

2011

Coach(es)

Toben Sutherland and JF Cusson.

Career Highlights

6th at the 2014 Winter Olympics and 2nd at the 2012 Dew Tour.

Personal Sponsors

The North Face, K2. Sushi Village, and Giro.

Bio

Nickname

Sushi

Favourite TV series/Movie/Book

Criminal Minds

Education

High-school diploma from Whistler Secondary.

I never leave home without...

Phone and wallet.

Superstitions

Left ski right ski.

Heroes/Role Models

Sarah Burke

Who has had the most influence on your athletic career?

My mom.

Goals outside of sport

Find something I enjoy doing as a job after skiing.

Greatest fear

Spiders and sharks.

Favourite yoga pose

Shavasana

How did you get into freestyle?

Toben’s Brother Tavish convinced me to try out WBFSC when I was 10 and I never left.

Favourite Meal

Lobster and butter.

If I wasn't an athlete I would be...

Who knows? Probably something I enjoy.

Favourite World Cup stop and why?

Park City. I rind the course flows and the features are nicely spaced out.

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