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Ledecka, Ester

Date of Birth: March 23, 1995

City/State of Birth: Prague, Czech Republic

Current Residence:

Olympics and Events Attended:
2013 Junior World Championships, Two Gold Medals, Parallel Slalom
2013 – 14 FIS Snowboard World Cup, Gold Medal and 2nd, Parallel Slalom
2014 Olympics, Sochi, Russia, Snowboarding/Parallel Giant Slalom, 7th Overall

Brief Biography:
Ledecka’ was born in Prague, to mother Zuzana and father Janek, a well-known singer in the Czech Republic. She comes from a family of sporting background; her grandfather is a two-time Olympic medalist. When she is not attending her long-distance learning program in Prague, Ledecka’s hobbies include playing the guitar and singing.

At only 17, Ledecka’ won gold in the Parallel Slalom event at the Junior World Championships, her second gold of the competition. She was named “Junior Sportsperson of the Year” at the Czech Republic’s 2013 Sportsperson of the Year awards.

At the 2013-14 FIS Snowboard World Cup, she became the first Czech to win gold in Parallel Giant Slalom, and just the third Czech to win any World Cup snowboarding event.

In the 2018–19 Alpine Ski World Cup, Ledecká finished 24th in the downhill standings and 28th in super-G. In December 2019, Ledecká scored her first win on the Alpine Ski World Cup in a downhill at Lake Louise, eclipsing her previous personal best World Cup downhill result of seventh at the same venue two years previously. In December 2020, she won her first World Cup Super-G race.
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Tribal Lands Acknowledgement
The Board and Staff of the Tread of Pioneers Museum respectfully acknowledge the Ute people, the original inhabitants of Northwest Colorado, and other Indigenous Nations of this area where we now reside. We recognize that the establishment of this region impacted the lifeways of Native peoples and their communities. In accepting this, we are called to utilize this educational institution to teach stewardship of the land and continuing commitment to the inclusion and respect of these Nations and their traditional values for their homelands.