Cameron Bolton is an Australian snowboarder that competes in the snowboard cross discipline. He was selected for his third Australian Olympic team for the Beijing 2022 Winter Games.
Growing up, Cameron competed in both skiing and snowboarding before ultimately choosing snowboarding at age 15. His world cup debut came in 2011 and in January 2013 he competed at his first World Snowboard Championships, before achieving his first top ten finish two months later at the world cup event in March in Sierra Nevada, Spain.
Competing at the X Games in January 2014 in Aspen, Colorado USA, Cameron achieved a fifth-place finish. The following month the snowboard cross rider made his Olympic debut at the 2014 Sochi Games, where he progressed through to the semi-final. After leading in the early stages, Cameron suffered a crash, denying him a place in the big final. He placed 11th overall.
At the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Games, Cameron again reached an Olympic semi-final but narrowly missed a place in the super final after crashing and injuring his wrist. He contested the small final where he finished fourth to place 10th overall.
The following season, the dual Olympian claimed his first-ever World Cup victory in Feldberg, Germany in February 2019, Germany followed by a bronze medal at the world cup in Veysonnaz, Switzerland. He finished the season with a personal best ranking of fifth on the world cup standings and as Australia’s best-performing snowboard cross athlete over the 2018-2019 season.
Cameron achieved a podium finish at the first world cup event of the 2019/2020 season, finishing second in Montafon, Austria.
In 2022, Cameron contested the men’s snowboard cross and mixed teams snowboard cross (Aus 1) events at the Beijing Olympic Winter Games. Cam finished 13th in the individual event after being knocked out from the competition in the quarter-finals, and equal 13th in the mixed pairs event after partner, Josie Baff, unfortunately, crashed out (DNF) coming up against tough weather conditions and fierce competition.