Ayumu Hirano

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Birthday
29, 1998
Birthplace
Niigata, Japan
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
29, 1998 (age 20)
Birthplace
Niigata, Japan

About

Snowboarder who, at age 14, became the youngest medalist in X Games history by winning silver in the superpipe in 2013. He went on to win silver in the men's halfpipe at the 2014 and 2018 Winter Olympics. 

Before Fame

He was raised in the city of Murakami in Niigata Prefecture, Japan. He started skateboarding at age four before picking up snowboarding a year later. 

Trivia

He was personally mentored by multiple-time U.S. Open halfpipe winner Kazuhiro Kokubo. 

Family Life

He has an older brother named Eiju. His father is the creator of the Nihonkai Skate Park.

Associated With

He and snowboarder Kyle Mack both competed at the 2018 Winter Olympics.