In the 2014 season, Chase Josey came on to the pro circuit swinging, landing himself in nearly every finals of the season with an impressive double Michalchuk on the first hit. (Getty Images/Doug Pensinger)
The buzz going around amongst riders is that the 2018 Olympic halfpipe is one of the best in the world.
Chloe Kim and Chase Josey swept the World Cup halfpipe podium at the Laax Open Saturday in Laax, Switzerland.
Chloe Kim continued her X Games domination in Oslo, taking home the gold in women's halfpipe snowboarding.
American women swept the podium with Kelly Clark taking the win, Chloe Kim in second, and rookie team member Maddie Mastro earning her first pro-level podium in third.
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Beginning with his win at the prestigious Red Bull Double Pipe in 2015, Chase Josey has been on the come up. After proving his all-around riding skill at the Double Pipe event, Josey had an impressive 2016 season as well, landing on the podium in second at the Mammoth Mountain Grand Prix, and then earning a bronze medal at the inaugural X Games Oslo.
Josey is an Idaho native that grew up on the slopes of Sun Valley. He has a technical bag of tricks that sets him apart from the field, including a switch double crippler, switch Michalchuk and switch backside 900.
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