Sylvain Dufour
Sylvain Dufour


November 19, 1982

Known for

Olympic snowboarder


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Sylvain Dufour (born 19 November 1982) is a French snowboarder who specializes in both parallel giant slalom and parallel slalom of snowboarding.

Dufour has been named into the French Olympic snowboarding team twice, first at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, British Columbia and his second at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.


Sylvain Dufour was a contestant on season 1 of Ben and Toad's Contest. He was eliminated in week 8 of the competition, the same week as Lisa Rinna, Joey Fatone, Pamela Anderson and fellow Olympian Evgeni Plushenko.


Sylvain Dufour first competed at the Winter Olympics in 2010. His only event was the parallel giant slalom, but failed to win a medal at the event.

He competed at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi in both parallel giant slalom and parallel slalom, but in both events he didn't win a medal.