Chris Klug

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Birthday
18, 1972
Birthplace
Vail, CO
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
18, 1972 (age 45)
Birthplace
Vail, CO

About

Alpine snowboarder who became the first transplantee to compete in the Olympic Games after receiving a liver transplant in 2000. He went on to earn a bronze medal at the 2002 Winter Olympics and author the autobiography To the Edge and Back.

Before Fame

He graduated from Deerfield Academy in Deerfield, Massachusetts.

Trivia

He founded The Chris Klug Foundation and Donor Dudes to raise awareness for those in need of organ donors.

Family Life

He married Melissa April, with whom he has children, in 2006.

Associated With

He beat out silver medalist Danny Davis in the Dual Salom at the Winter X Games in 2016.