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Jesper Tjäder
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Tjäder in 2013
Personal information
Born 22 May 1994 (1994-05-22) (age 27)
Östersund
Sport
Country  Sweden
Sport Freestyle skiing
Event(s) Slopestyle

Jesper Tjäder (born 22 May 1994) is a Swedish freestyle skier. He won the overall slopestyle world cup in 2014, and competed for Sweden at the 2014 and 2018 Winter Olympics.

Personal life

Tjäder was born in Östersund, Sweden on 22 May 1994. He was introduced to skiing by his parents at the age of three.

Career

Tjäder competed in slopestyle at the FIS Freestyle World Ski Championships 2013, and he represented Sweden in slopestyle at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, where he finished 24th. At the 2013–14 FIS Freestyle Skiing World Cup, Tjäder won the overall slopestyle cup and placed third overall. Tjäder returned to the Winter Olympics for 2018 in PyeongChang, where he placed 23rd in the slopestyle competition.

Tjäder progressed freeskiing by innovating tricks and building never-seen-before rails.

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