Kevin Bickner is a professional ski jumper who holds the United States record and will compete in the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing.
Kevin holds the current US record for the sport, jumping 244.5 meters (802 ft.). He attained this accomplishment on March 19, 2017, on Norway's Vikersund hill.
Who is Kevin Bickner's Girlfriend or Wife?
Kevin Bickner and his girlfriend have been together for almost four years. On Instagram, his girlfriend goes by the handle @aimeesalsa.
His girlfriend received her degree in the year 2020. Kevin has not yet married. For many years, both have enjoyed posting about each other on social media at random.
Hiking, skiing, and touring are among their favorite activities, according to their social media accounts. The couple has been to Mexico and other places of the world together.
Kevin's partner is also one of his most ardent fans, frequently accompanying him to competitions around the world.
Kevin Bickner's Parents and Age
Kevin was born in Wauconda, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago, on September 23, 1996.
Maureen Bickner and Tom Bickner are Kevin's parents. His father was a member of the Board of Directors of the USA Nordic Sports. Kevin also has two sisters, Brandalyn and Kailey.
For his education, Kevin attended Wauconda High School in Wauconda, Illinois, for high school and then DeVry University for college.
Kevin's first time taking an interest in skiing was after seeing it at the nearby Norge Ski Club in Fox River Grove, Illinois. He then began practicing jumping on a plastic hill at the age of 11, he was leaping the club's highest hill, the 70-meter hill.
"I remember as young as 3 years old, he was constantly climbing on things and jumping on this and that and it was almost more worrisome (than ski jumping)," his mother, Maureen Bickner, told TeamUSA.org ahead of the 2018 Winter Games. "It was good to get him into a sport where he could have that adrenaline rush in a controlled way.”
Kevin was part of the U.S. developmental squad five years later, residing half-time in Park City, Utah.
Kevin Bickner is competing in the Olympics for the second time
Kevin's first Winter Olympic Games appearance occurred in Pyeongchang, South Korea, in 2018.
On the regular hill, he finished 18th, the greatest finish by a US male in the Olympics in 16 years. He also placed 20th in the large hill individual and 9th in the team large hill at the same race.