Tessa Worley


tessa worley

Tessa Worley is a French professional skier who competes in the alpine skiing disciplines of giant slalom and slalom. She has won six World Cup races, including two giant slaloms, and three World Championship medals, including one gold.

Career:

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Worley made her World Cup debut in December 2007 at age 17, and her first podium came the following season with a third-place finish in giant slalom at Garmisch-Partenkirchen. She has competed in five World Championships and three Winter Olympics.

Worley represented France at the 2010 Winter Olympics and 2014 Winter Olympics before missing out on the 2018 games due to pregnancy. At the 2010 games, she placed fourth in the giant slalom and seventh in the slalom, and at the 2014 games, she won a silver medal in the giant slalom and placed sixth in the slalom.

On 9 December 2018, Worley won her first World Cup race in over two years, a giant slalom in Lienz, Austria. Three days later, she won a parallel slalom in Wengen, Switzerland for her third World Cup win of the season.

Personal Life

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Tessa Worley is married to Thibaut Jacquinot and has one son (born October 2015).

What is Tessa Worley’s skiing background?

Tessa Worley first started skiing at the age of two and competing at the age of six. She competed in her first World Cup race in 2007 at the age of 17. In 2010, she represented France at the Winter Olympics in Vancouver and came away with a fourth-place finish in the giant slalom. She won her first World Cup race in December 2018 which was also her third time winning the season due to prior pregnancies.

What is Tessa Worley’s biggest accomplishment?

Achieving 6 career World Cup victories, 3 consecutive seasons ending with a win (2016-2018), leading the Audi FIS Ski World Cup for Giant Slalom in the 2015/16 season, and leads the Audi FIS Ski World Cup Overall by 263 points.

What is Tessa Worley’s best quote?

“I just want to go skiing” – said after her first-ever World Championship podium finish (3rd place giant slalom) in February 2009.

What is Tessa Worley’s favorite thing to do outside of skiing?

Worley enjoys spending time with her husband and son, playing tennis, going to the beach, and practicing Yoga. She also has a black belt in karate.

Hobbies:

Tennis

Karate

Beach

Favorite Music

Techno

Favorite Books/Movies/TV Shows: American Psycho by Brett Easton Ellis; The Edge of Reason by Ken Follett; Friends (TV Series).

What is Tessa Worley’s net worth?

Tessa Worley’s net worth is estimated at $3 million. She brings in about $2 million per year from endorsements with Red Bull, Oakley, Kappel, Arnette Sunglasses. As well as World Cup race winnings of an estimated $300k.

Endorsement deals:

Red Bull

Oakley

Kappel

Arnette Sunglasses

Winnings:

$2.7 million in World Cup career winnings as of December 2018.

$300,000 estimated from individual World Cup race winnings.

Total:

$3 million

Bold = Current season/career-high. “Italic” = Biggest win of career

World Cup Victories: 6 (6 GS, 0 Slalom) – Career High

World Championship Medals: 3 (1 Gold, 2 Bronze) – Career High

Olympic Medals: 2 (0 Gold, 2 Silver) – Career High

Future Plans:

Tessa Worley plans to keep skiing through the 2022 Winter Olympics. After that, she plans to retire and spend more time with her husband and son.

“After the 2022 Olympics I will stop ski racing but I’ll stay in the ski world because it’s my passion. I want to become a coach or a TV commentator.” – Tessa Worley, October 2018.

Retirement:

Ski racing through the 2022 Olympics

Will retire and spend more time with family afterward.

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