Lee Sang-ho wins Snowboard World Cup overall title in Germany on Saturday. He became the first Korean snowboarder to achieve the milestone.
After getting third place in the men’s parallel slalom at the International Ski Federation Snowboard World Cup, Lee earned the overall title. Thus, he finished the season with 604 points. Also, he was 98 points ahead of second-placer Stefan Baumeister.
Lee got 359 points in the parallel giant slalom. Also, he got 245 points in the parallel slalom. As a result, he finished in second place in both events. However, the combined score gave Lee the lead over Baumeister. Although the German snowboard finished first in the parallel giant slalom event, he only got seventh place in the parallel slalom.
Lee Sang-ho Wins Snowboard World Cup Overall Title
For the 2021-22 season, Lee got one gold, two silver, and four bronze medals that included one from a mixed team event. According to real time sports betting, he has been breaking Korean snowboard history throughout his career.
In March 2017, Lee earned South Korea’s first World Cup medal. He won silver in the parallel giant slalom event at the PyeongChang Winter Olympics a year later. According to sports betting sources, he was the first Korean medalist in a skiing event in the Olympics.
Lee was the favorite to win the gold medal at the Beijing Winter Olympics, according to sports betting odds. However, he was eliminated in the quarterfinals by 0.01 second.