Jill Kintner

Jill Kintner

Nick Name
: N/A
:24 Oct,1981
:37 years, 10 months
:Burien, Washington, United States
Debut On
Retired On
: 2004
: http://jillkintner.com/

About Jill Kintner

Jill Kintner is a professional American "Mid School" Bicycle Motocross (BMX) and professional mountain cross (four-cross or 4X) racer. Her competitive years were 1995–2002 in BMX and 2004–present in mountain cross. She switched to the mountain cross discipline full-time after her BMX retirement early in the 2004 season.).

Career Highlights:

Amateur/Junior Women

American Bicycle Association (ABA)

  • 1990 8 Girls Gold Cup West Champion
  • 1990 8 Girls Race of Champions Champion
  • 1991 9 Girls US Open West Champion
  • 1991 9 Girls Gold Cup West Champion
  • 1991 Washington-1 (WA-01) Girls District No.1
  • 1994 12 Girls Washington State Champion
  • 1994 12 Girls US Open West Champion
  • 1994 12 Girls Gold Cup West Champion
  • 1995 14–16 Girls Cruiser Grandnational Champion
  • 1996 Girls Cruiser Washington-1 (WA-01) District No. 1
  • 1996 13 Girls Grandnational Champion

Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI)

  • 1997 16 Girls World Challenge Champion
  • 1998 Junior Women Bronze Medal World champion

Professional/Elite Women

National Bicycle League (NBL)

  • 2002 Pro Girl National No. 1

American Bicycle Association (ABA)

  • 2002 Pro Girls Race of Champions Champion
  • 2002 Pro Girls World Champion
  • 2002 Pro Girls National No.3

Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI)

At the World Championships held in Taiyuan, China, on June 2, 2008, Kintner came in sixth place, which guaranteed her the lone automatic women's spot on the US BMX Olympic Team.

USA Cycling

  • 2008 Elite Women National Champion

Games of the XXIX Olympiad (2008 Summer Olympics)

  • Bronze in Women's BMX at Laoshan BMX Field

Independent Pro Series Championships and Invitational Races

2003 RM59 Tropical BMX Challenge 16 & Over Money Open Champion

BMX Racing traits and habits:

An aggressive rider in the Girl Pro class, she was disqualified for precipitating a collision with Kim Hayashi in the last turn of the Pro/Am 14 & Over Girl's Open at the NBL Christmas Classic in Columbus, Ohio, in December 2002.

Jill Kintner Achievements


Kitner started racing mountain bikes part-time in 1997 alongside her BMX career. She raced full-time in 2003 at the age of 21, specializing in the 4X mountaincross discipline.

Career Mountain Bike Racing (MTB) titles

Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI):

  • 2003 Bronze Medal Women's 4-Cross World Champion
  • 2004 Silver Medal Women's 4-Cross World Champion
  • 2005, 2006, 2007 Gold Medal Women's 4-Cross World Champion
  • 2007 Women's 4-Cross World Cup Champion

National Off Road Bicycle Association (NORBA):

  • 2003, 2005 U.S. National Women's Mountain Cross Championships Champion

Independent Championship races and series:

  • 2005, 2006 Jeep King of the Mountain Women's Champion

Significant injuries:

Kintner ruptured her anterior cruciate ligament in a December 2007 crash.She injured the same knee during a training crash in late April 2008.On May 4, 2008, she underwent surgery on her right knee to repair the meniscus.More major surgery was required to correct underlying problems, but she wore a leg brace and chose to delay the surgery until after the 2008 Summer Olympics.She eventually underwent the surgery on October 2, 2008.

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