Ester Ledecka Won Super-G Olympic Gold Medal, Know About Her Net Worth, Career and Awards
Ester Ledecka is a Czech born snowboarder and alpine skier. In 2018, she has risen to fame as she won a gold medal at the 2018 Olympic Games in Pyeongchang's Super-G in alpine skiing. She was able to make headlines after her win and the win was not only shocking to the world but Ester herself was also very shocked about her victory. Moreover, Ester's dominant sport is snowboarding and has won quite a few awards for it.
Born on 23rd March 1995, the 22-year-old is the daughter of figure skater Zuzana and musician Janek. Coming from a family with a history in sports, it was obvious for her to get indulged in sports. Moreover, talking about her net worth, there are a few details.
Here, we are going to share some information about Ester Ledecka's net worth, salary, career, and awards.
Ester Ledecka net worth and salary
The exact net worth of Ester Ledecka is unknown. Likewise, the details about her salary and how much she earns in a month or year are also unavailable.
Back in her country, she was a celebrity by birth. Let's not forget, she is the daughter of the popular musician father and figure skater mother. Moreover, her grandfather is a former ice hockey player who has won Olympic medal twice. So, it is safe to assume that she has a net worth around hundred thousand dollars.
Ester Ledecka career and awards
As mentioned above, Ester is from a family which has a rich background in sports. And this is also the reason she got indulged in sports from a very young age.
She first competed in a worldwide competition back in 2012-2013. She was just 16/17-years-old at the time. In the World Cup Tournament, she finished in 13th place.
Later on in March of 2013, she won a gold medal at the Junior World Championship's parallel slalom event. This was her second gold medal in the championship. In the same year, she was also named 'Junior Sportsperson of the year.'
She has competed in many other competitions, but she made her debut in the Olympics in 2014, and The Daily Telegraph also called her 'one to watch.'
As of 2018, Ester has gained attention from all over the world for her shocking win.
Watch her reaction to her win
You'd be shocked, too.— NBC Olympics (@NBCOlympics) February 17, 2018
Ester Ledecka, a world champion SNOWBOARDER, shocks the field to win a surprise-gold by 0.01 in alpine skiing women's super-G! #WinterOlympics https://t.co/YtEpNzDMDu pic.twitter.com/EeoHuALcKX
At the event, she was at the 26th position and was able to cross the finish line in 1 minute and 21.11 seconds. She beat Anna Veith from Australia by 0.01 seconds. Her win was so shocking because the group of first 15-20 down the mountain are the one who usually wins. Moreover, she is also the first person in the history of Olympics to compete in both snowboarding and ski event.
Nonetheless, she still has her snowboarding event left and her first win has increased expectations of fans from her to bring home another Olympic gold medal.