Nathan Roberts

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Nathan Roberts Freestyle skiing
nation United StatesUnited States United States
birthday March 24, 1982
place of birth Ogden
size 178 cm
Weight 75 kg
discipline Moguls, dual moguls
society Park City Freestyle Club
status active
Medal table
World championships 1 × gold 0 × silver 1 × bronze
FIS Freestyle Skiing World Championships
gold Ruka 2005 Moguls
bronze Madonna di C. 2007 Moguls
Placements in the Freestyle Skiing World Cup
 Debut in the World Cup January 11, 2003
 World Cup victories 4th
 Overall World Cup 8. ( 2004/05 , 2006/07 )
 Mughal World Cup 3rd (2004/05)
 Dual Moguls World Cup 5th (2005/07)
 Podium placements 1. 2. 3.
 Moguls 4th 3 2
 Dual moguls 0 1 0
last change: December 30, 2011

Nathan ("Nate") Roberts (born March 24, 1982 in Ogden , Utah ) is an American freestyle skier . He's on the moguls specialized disciplines, contained moguls and dual moguls. In 2005 he became the Mughal World Champion.


At the age of three, Roberts learned to ski in Park City, and at the age of seven he competed for the first time in Moguls. From December 2001 he took part in the North American continental championship Nor-Am Cup. With a win and a second place he decided the Moguls discipline ranking of the Nor-Am Cup in the winter of 2002/03. Roberts made his debut in the Freestyle World Cup on January 11, 2003; in Mont-Tremblant he finished 28th and won his first World Cup points. The best result in its inaugural season was an 18th place.

Roberts celebrated his first World Cup victory on December 20, 2003 in Madonna di Campiglio . This was followed by a second place and several top 10 placements in winter 2003/04. On January 22nd, 2005 he won the second World Cup in Fernie . Due to inconsistent performance during the 2004/05 season, Roberts was not one of the favorites before the 2005 World Cup in Ruka . However, he won the gold medal in the Moguls competition just ahead of the Canadian Marc-André Moreau and the Australian Dale Begg-Smith . At the end of the season he was American champion in both Moguls disciplines.

Although Roberts was able to achieve a podium in the 2005/06 World Cup season, he was not considered for the 2006 Winter Olympics . The following winter, he won two World Cup events, in Deer Valley and Inawashiro . At the 2007 World Cup , Roberts won the Moguls bronze medal, behind Canadians Pierre-Alexandre Rousseau and Dale Begg-Smith. In the 2007/08 World Cup season, he finished second twice.

Due to an injury, Roberts had to pause almost the entire 2008/09 season. In December 2009 he was back at the top of the world with a third place. He took part in the 2010 Winter Olympics and finished in 19th place. In the winter of 2010/11, a 10th place remained his best World Cup result.


Olympic games

World championships

World cup

date place country discipline
December 20, 2003 Madonna di Campiglio Italy Moguls
January 22, 2005 Fernie Canada Moguls
January 11, 2007 Deer Valley United States Moguls
February 17, 2007 Inawashiro Japan Moguls

More Achievements

  • 2 podiums in the Nor-Am Cup, including 1 victory, Nor-Am discipline winner 2002/03
  • 2 US championship titles (Moguls and Dual Moguls 2005)

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