After the bad experience he went through in Pyeongchang 2018 and the absence in Beijing 2022; Elise Christie wants to take revenge in the Milan-Cortina 2026 Olympic Games and attend this tropical event, The snowboarder raises money in a very special way.
Christie, 32, had already announced his retirement from professional activity, after sustaining recurring injuries to his ankle. But he backed down weeks ago and stressed that he would struggle to attend the 2026 Games on Italian soil.
In order to attend the Winter Olympics, Elise Christie was able to raise some funds to allow her to get her first medal, at the Olympic level. He’s currently selling some photos on his OnlyFans account, which is a platform for exclusive content.
The idea of searching for these postcards as a way to get resources arose after he asked his followers on his Instagram account: “How many subscribers do you have in a photo of a topless figure skater?”. Immediately, many of his “fans” paid for membership.
In order to see pictures, netizens They must pay $12 a month, which is the equivalent of $54,300. The money he earned so far helped him get back into training, which he had already given up on, after announcing his retirement.
Elise Christie hasn’t had a good year lately and a couple of months ago, in a conversation with The Sun, she admitted it He was helping out at his father’s pizzeria and was selling his house so he could get out of the UK and start recovering in another European country.
The athlete told the BBC: “I feel like I can still win a medal in four years. I want to know how. I needed that relief. Seeing these Games in Beijing woke me up. People on Twitter said what a boring thing.” Without me, which is really nice. I will continue to ski for Great Britain, but I will train elsewhere and only focus on sprint distances. It will not be easy. I don’t have support for that right now.”
In this case, Elise Christie hopes to be able to raise enough money to be able to set herself up adequately, and thus, He managed to win his first medal at the Olympic level in Milan – Cortina 2026 And not to repeat what happened in 2018, when a severe fall forced her to withdraw from the test in Pyeongchang, when she was competing for the gold medal.