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Hailey Langland: Success One Step at a Time


Hailey Langland gazed out the window of her room at the Sporthotel Neustift. All around her were jagged, snow-covered peaks. Along the flanks, larch trees were turning yellow mixed in with green. In the village, a lighted clock tower stood out as dawn crept over the Stubaital southwest of Innsbruck.

Having just turned 15 in August, it...

Polartec Big Air at Fenway Tickets on Sale Thursday


BOSTON, MA (November 11, 2015) – Fenway Sports Management (FSM) and the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) announced today that tickets for Polartec Big Air at Fenway, an officially sanctioned U.S. Grand Prix Tour event that will take place at Fenway Park in Boston on February 11-12, 2016, will go on sale Thursday, November 12, at noon...

Big Air at Fenway Tickets On Sale


Fenway Park will host a big air snowboarding and freeskiing U.S. Grand Prix tour event on February 11-12, 2016. The Big Air at Fenway will feature a 140-foot high snow ramp, taller than the light towers...

2015-16 Revolution Tour Schedule Announced


PARK CITY, UT (Nov. 3, 2015) – The U.S. Revolution Tour has announced its 12th season, with a four stops tour for both freeskiing and snowboarding. Longtime U.S. Revolution Tour partners Copper Mountain, Mammoth Mountain and Seven Springs Mountain Resort are back for the 2015-16 season along with first time resort partner Winter Park.

Chloe Kim Named Amongst TIME's 30 Most Influential Teens


Amongst actors, philanthropists, the president's daughter and scientists, 15-year-old Chloe Kim appeared in TIME's annual list of the 30 Most Influential Teens of 2015. She was named due to her...

U.S. Grand Prix Announces 20th Season


PARK CITY, UT (Oct. 20, 2015) - The U.S. Grand Prix, the longest running winter action sports tour, has announced its 20th season schedule, with three stops including Mammoth Mountain, CA, Park City, UT and the first-ever Grand Prix stadium big air in Boston’s legendary Fenway Park. The U.S. Grand Prix has been the exclusive U.S. Olympic...

Snowboarding Coach Bill Enos Retires


PARK CITY, UT (Oct. 5, 2015) – After five years as the head slopestyle coach for the U.S. Snowboarding team, Bill Enos is set to resign from his coaching role. Enos led the slopestyle team to numerous World Cup wins, X Games medals and most notably coached Sage Kotsenburg (Park City, UT) and Jamie Anderson (S. Lake Tahoe, CA) on their way to...

Ski and Snowboard Big Air Coming to Fenway


BOSTON, MA (Sept. 22, 2015) – The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA), along with Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh and Fenway Sports Management (FSM), announced that Fenway Park will host a big air snowboarding and freeskiing U.S. Grand Prix tour event on February 11-12, 2016. The Big Air at Fenway will feature a 140-foot snow ramp, more than...

WATCH: Alex Deibold Learns to Cook


After making a kale salad with Brian Boitano earlier this year, Alex Deibold got back together with Team USA to work a little more on his cooking skills. The culinary challenge this time: spaghetti squash pasta.

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5 Questions with Coach Mike Jankowski


Have you heard the name Mike Jankowski? If not, you should. ‘Janks’ is the secret behind 18 U.S. snowboarding and freeskiing Olympic medals, has been the head coach of U.S. Snowboarding and U.S. Freeskiing for the past four years, and before that, was a coach of the U.S. Snowboarding halfpipe team for eight years. Not a bad resume.

Bretz Takes Fourth at Foggy Winter Games NZ


WANAKA, New Zealand (Aug. 29, 2015)—Fighting fog and falls in the Audi quattro Winter Games NZ halfpipe, the Americans struggled in the halfpipe on Sunday, with Greg Bretz (Mammoth Lakes, CA) finishing as the top American, just off the podium in fourth. Japan’s Raibu Katayama and Cai Xuetong from China eventually took the men’s and women’s...

Corning + Anderson Take Winter Games NZ


QUEENTOWN, New Zealand (Aug. 21, 2015) - The men’s snowboard slopestyle final of the Audi quattro Winter Games NZ 2015 saw dramatic changes of fortune in a very tight contest that wasn’t decided until the very last trick. Chris Corning (Arvada, CO) made the very last qualifying spot for the FIS Snowboard World Cup, and shocked the crowd to win...

3 Move on to Finals at Winter Games NZ


QUEENSTOWN, New Zealand (Aug. 21, 2015) – Some of the world’s top riders soared into perfect blue skies at Cardrona Alpine Resort to launch the first snowboard event of Audi quattro Winter Games NZ 2015—the slopestyle qualifiers. Americans Chris Corning (Arvada, CO), Jamie Anderson (S. Lake Tahoe, CA) and Hailey Langland (San Clemente, CA)...

Vote for Kelly Clark as Sportswoman of the Year


Kelly Clark (West Dover, VT) has been named as a finalist for the Women’s Sports Foundation’s 2015 Sportswoman of the Year Award.

Founded in 1974 by tennis legend Billie Jean King, the Women’s Sports Foundation works with girls and women to advance their lives through...

WATCH: Kaitlyn Farrington’s Life After Retiring


Kaitlyn Farrington was a killer rider on the U.S. Snowboarding team who unexpectedly made the 2015 Olympic halfpipe team…and took home a gold medal. But after Sochi, she was in Austria, where she caught an edge going off a jump. She crashed and lost all feeling from the neck down for two minutes. An X-ray led to the discovery of congenital...

Kelly Clark Wins ESPY Award


LOS ANGELES, CA (July 16, 2015) - After walking the red carpet at the STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, CA with celebrities and other sports stars on Wednesday night, Kelly Clark (Mammoth Mountain, CA) was surprised with an ESPY award before the show. 

Play Positive Poll: Respecting Officials


We are losing officials in youth sports because athletes, coaches, and worst of all fans, are not showing them good sportsmanship. Officials are people too and deserve the same respect as your teammates and opponents.

Liberty Mutual Insurance Play Positive® asks you, what step will you take to...

Clark Nominated for an ESPY Award


The 2015 ESPYS nominations were announced on Wednesday and included was Kelly Clark as a candidate for Best Female Action Sports Athlete

The ESPYS commemorate the past year in sports by "recognizing...

Training Camp –Preparing Athletes for Next Season


Liberty Mutual Insurance Play Positive® along with our partners at Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA), have created Training Camp with tools and resources to help you prepare your youth athlete for the season.  

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Building Houses in Mexico #USSAGivesBack


The sunburned and sore athletes of U.S. Freeskiing and U.S. Snowboarding returned stateside last Monday after a recent service trip to Mexico. While happy to take hot showers after a long weekend of building homes, all they could talk about was when they could return and help another family.

The trip, led by Hope Sports and More Than...