Snowboarding News

Toyota U.S. Grand Prix Comes to Solitude


SOLITUDE MOUNTAIN RESORT, UT (Jan. 17, 2017) – The world’s elite snowboardcross and skicross athletes will head to Solitude Mountain Resort this week for the second stop of the Toyota U.S. Grand Prix tour. The Solitude Grand Prix snowboardcross also serves as a FIS World Cup and the skicross will serve as a NorAm Cup. Both races will be test...

Stassel and Gerard Land on World Cup Podium


KREISCHBERG, Austria (Jan. 14, 2017) – It was a great showing for the American men at the first slopestyle World Cup of the season, with Ryan Stassel (Anchorage, AK) and Red Gerard (Silverthorne, CO) both earning spots on the podium, finishing second and third respectively.

Mack And Healey Top Podium At Waterville


WATERVILLE VALLEY, NH (Jan. 13, 2016) – It was a great week for U.S. Snowboarding at the Toyota U.S. Revolution Tour, with Kyle Mack (Bloomfield, MI) taking a win and Lyon Farrell (Haiku, HI) taking second for the men and Nora Healey (Plymouth, NH) earning a win for the women.

The Waterville Valley stop of the Rev Tour featured back-to-...

U.S. Snowboardcross Team to Connect with Local Boys and Girls Club


U.S. Snowboarding’s snowboardcross team will participate in a community outreach event on January 17 at 4 p.m. in conjunction with the upcoming Toyota U.S. Grand Prix at Solitude Mountain Resort.

Members of the team will visit the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Salt Lake’s ...

Rev Tour Heads East To Waterville Valley


WATERVILLE VALLEY, NH (Jan. 9, 2017) – The 2017 Toyota U.S. Revolution Tour heads to the East Coast this week, making its second stop at Waterville Valley, New Hampshire. At the second of four stops on the tour, Waterville Valley will play host to two separate slopestyle competitions for both snowboard and freeski athletes.


Kim Included in Forbes’ 30 Under 30


Listed alongside major athletes from the NFL, MLB, NBA, summer Olympics and more, Chloe Kim (Torrance, CA) was the youngest athlete to be included in Forbes’ annual 30 Under 30: Sports list.

Hagen Kearney: A Different Kind of Athlete


It takes a different kind of athlete to race snowboardcross. Telluride’s Hagen Kearney, well, he’s a different kind of athlete. Today, he’s a World Cup winner!

Snowboardcross is a hardscrabble contact sport pitting four riders against each other at high speed down a course that pitches and winds through banked turns and soaring jumps. It...

Deibold and Baumgarter Third in Team SBX


MONTAFON, Austria (Dec. 18, 2016)—Americans Alex Deibold (Boulder, CO) and Nick Baumgartner (Iron River, MI) secured a third-place finish at the first snowboardcross team World Cup race of the season on Sunday.

It was an exciting final with multiple lead changes and lots of passing. In the end, Spanish team of Laro Herrero and Lucas...

Anderson and Stassel Podium at Copper Big Air


COPPER MOUNTAIN, CO (Dec­. 17, 2016) – American snowboarders found more success at the final event of the Toyota U.S. Grand Prix weekend: the Team USA Winter Champions Series big air. Jamie Anderson (South Lake Tahoe, CA) landed the win for the women and Ryan Stassel (Anchorage, AK) took third for the men.


Kim Tops Toyota Grand Prix Opener


COPPER MOUNTAIN, CO (Dec­. 16, 2016) – Continuing her pattern of halfpipe dominance, Chloe Kim (Torrance, CA) took the win for the ladies and Chase Josey (Hailey, ID) was third for the men at the Toyota U.S. Grand Prix at Copper Mountain on Friday.

Kearney Grabs First Career World Cup Victory


MONTAFON, Austria (Dec. 16, 2016) - It was a thrilling start to the 2017 FIS Snowboarding snowboardcross World Cup season, where Hagen Kearney (Telluride, CO) earned his first career win and Lindsey Jacobellis (Stratton Mountain, VT) took third in a photo finish.

Big Air Premiering on NBC as Part of Team USA Winter Champions Series


COPPER MOUNTAIN, CO (Dec. 14, 2016) – The United States Olympic Committee is debuting its first-ever Team USA Winter Champions Series on Dec. 17, with USA Hockey, USA Luge and the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association participating in a single-day television event telecast on NBC and NBCSN.

The three Olympic sport events – big air...

Toyota U.S. Grand Prix Kicks off at Copper Mountain


COPPER MOUNTAIN, CO (Jan. 13) – The world’s most elite snowboarders and skiers are at Copper Mountain this week for the first stop of the Toyota U.S. Grand Prix tour. Both snowboarders and freeskiers will compete in halfpipe and the snowboarders will also compete in big air.

Toyota Named U.S. Grand Prix Title Sponsor


PARK CITY, UT (Dec. 12, 2016) – The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) and Toyota have reached an agreement that makes Toyota title sponsor of the U.S. Grand Prix. Now in its 21st season, the U.S. Grand Prix is the longest running winter action sports tour featuring the best skiing and snowboarding athletes in the world.
Anderson Tops Dew Tour Breckenridge


BRECKENRIDGE, CO (Dec. 11, 2016) – Jamie Anderson (South Lake Tahoe, CA) was first and Hailey Langland (San Clemente, CA) was second in an abbreviated competition at the Winter Dew Tour Saturday. Brandon Davis (Mammoth Lakes, CA) teamed up with Reid Smith (Breckenridge, CO) to take a third-place podium finish for Ride Snowboards in the Team...

Guldemond Just Misses Dew Tour Podium


BRECKENRIDGE, CO (Dec. 10, 2016) – Chas Guldemond (Reno, NV) earned a hard-fought fourth-place finish at the Winter Dew Tour on Saturday. Guldemond, who landed his first triple cork in competition in the big air section on Friday, finished seventh in the rail portion on Saturday, for a combined score that placed him just off the podium.

Mastro Third At Rev Tour Halfpipe


COPPER MOUNTAIN, CO (Dec. 8, 2016) – Maddie Mastro (Wrightwood, CA) hit the podium with a third-place finish at the U.S. Revolution Tour at Copper Mountain on Thursday. It was a highly-contested event, as it was the first halfpipe competition of the winter season and the first Olympic-standard halfpipe to open in the United States.


Rev Tour Kicks Off At Copper Mountain


COPPER MOUNTAIN, CO (Dec. 6, 2016) – The 2017 U.S. Revolution Tour kicks off Dec. 7 at Colorado’s Copper Mountain. The premier contest tour for the next generation of freeskiers and snowboarders, the Rev Tour serves to bridge the gap between grassroots and elite-level competition. At the first of four stops on the tour, Copper Mountain will...

2017 U.S. Snowboarding Team Named


PARK CITY, UT (Dec. 6, 2016) – The 2017 U.S. Snowboarding halfpipe, slopestyle, big air and snowboardcross teams have been announced. This year’s roster consists of 36 pro team riders, including 2014 Olympic medalists Jamie Anderson (S. Lake Tahoe, CA), Alex Deibold (Boulder, CO) and Kelly Clark (West Dover, VT), and 18 rookie and development...

Shorr Fourth At Second Super Series Big Air


MOENCHENGLADBACH, Germany (Dec. 3, 2016) – U.S. Snowboarding riders Karly Shorr (Milford, MI) and Lyon Farrell (Haiku, HI) made the final at the third World Cup big air event of the season on Saturday night, placing fourth and fifth respectively. The scaffolding event was held under the lights in the German SparkassenPark venue, serving as the...