Canada Snowboard athletes Kevin Hill and Tess Critchlow have decided to announce their retirement from competitive snowboarding at the end of the 2022 season where they took part in the Beijing Olympic Games.
In Snowboard Cross, longstanding National Team Member and three-time Olympian Kevin Hill (Vernon, BC) is stepping away from competitive snowboarding after a prolific career. Kevin is one of the most decorated Canadian Snowboard cross athletes in Canada’s history with two X-Games podiums including a gold medal in 2015. He also holds two FIS World Championship medals, of which one was the individual silver medal at the 2015 Kreischberg World Champs and one bronze team medal with team mate Chris Robanske at the 2017 Sierra Nevada World Champs. Overall, in his career, Hill stepped on the FIS World Cup podium five times.
“I want to say a big thank you to everyone who has played a part in my career. To my family, girl friend, coaches, friends, the long-time sponsors and the awesome people who came along for the ride! Thank you snowboarding for all the wonderful opportunities you have given me so far in life.
Thank you snowboarding for all the wonderful opportunities you have given me so far in life,” Hill stated on his Instagram profile, when announcing his retirement back in April.