Snowboarding News

Corning Continues Success at Junior Worlds


SEISER ALM, Italy (March 29, 2016) – The American slopestyle snowboarders had an excellent showing at the 2016 FIS Junior World Championships on Tuesday. Chris Corning (Aspen, CO – Aspen Valley Snowboard Club) took the win for the men and Chandler Hunt (Park City, UT – U.S. Snowboarding Rookie Team) joined him on the podium in third. Nora...

27 U.S. Riders to Compete at Junior Worlds


PARK CITY, UT (March 25, 2016) – U.S. Snowboarding has named 27 young, talented athletes to the 2016 U.S. Junior World Championships Team. The U.S. will send five athletes to compete in slopestyle and big air, nine athletes to compete in PGS/PSL and 13 athletes to compete in...

Jacobellis Leads U.S. In Final World Cup


BAQUEIRA BERET, Spain (March 20, 2016) – The final snowboardcross FIS World Cup of the season was held in Baqueira Beret on Sunday, with several Americans making the small final to earn top-10 finishes. 

Corning Wins Overall Slopestyle World Cup


SPINDLERUV MLYN, Czech Republic (March 20, 2016) – The final snowboard FIS World Cup slopestyle event took place Sunday, where Chris Corning (Arvada, CO) hit the podium for the men with a second-place finish, and secured the overall World Cup Slopestyle title.

Healey Takes Rev Tour Overall Slopestyle Title


SEVEN SPRINGS, PA (March 16, 2016) – The final stop of the Revolution Tour was a successful one for the American snowboarders, who took three of four wins in the halfpipe and slopestyle competitions. Nora Healey (Plymouth, NH) took the win in slopestyle for the women while Lyon...

Anderson Wins Second WSF World Champs Title


YABULI, China (March 15, 2016) – It was an American sweep at the World Snowboard Federation’s Corona World Championships of Snowboarding slopestyle event, where Brandon Davis (Mammoth Lakes, CA) took the title for the men and Jamie Anderson (South Lake Tahoe, CA) won her second title of the week. Julia Marino (Westport, CT) scored her first...

Anderson Wins Yabuli Big Air


YABULI, China (March 13, 2016) – Jamie Anderson (South Lake Tahoe, VT) won the TTR Pro Snowboarding/WSF World Snowboard Federation’s World Championships of Snowboarding big air title in Yabuli, China on Sunday. Jessika Jenson (Rigby, ID) was third for the ladies and Kyle Mack (West Bloomfield, MI) was second for the men.

Seven Springs Hosting Final Rev Tour Stop


SEVEN SPRINGS, PA (March 12, 2016) – The fourth and final stop of the U.S. Revolution Tour will take place at Seven Springs Mountain Resort this week; it will also serve as the FIS NorAm finals for the 2015-2016 season. 

Grand Prix Attracts Strongest U.S. TV Coverage


PARK CITY, UT (March 14, 2016) – The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association’s U.S. Grand Prix, in its 20th season, reached 6.972 million U.S. television viewers over the three-stop tour. The Grand Prix culminated in spectacular fashion with the highest-rated winter action sports television broadcast of the season from its Polartec Big Air at Fenway...

Jacobellis and Baumgartner Second In Switzerland


VEYSONNAZ, Switzerland (March 6, 2016) - The American snowboardcross athletes scored a pair of podium finished at the Veysonnaz World Cup where Lindsey Jacobellis (Stratton Mountain, VT) and Nick Baumgartner (Iron River, MI) both finished second Sunday on a fast and challenging course. 

Healey and Marino Lead Ladies at Rev Tour


WINTER PARK, CO (March 5, 2016) – It was all red, white and blue for the snowboarders at the Winter Park stop of the Revolution Tour this week. The stop featured back-to-back slopestyle competitions in Winter Park’s famed Dark Territory terrain park, where the Americans swept both men’s and women’s podiums at both events. For the ladies Nora...

White and Kim Dominate US Open Halfpipe


VAIL, CO (March 5, 2016) – Americans Shaun White (Carlsbad, CA) and Chloe Kim (La Palma, CA) won the top spots in halfpipe on Saturday at the 35th edition of the Burton US Open.

Kim continued her dominating season with a run that featured the back-to-back 1080 combination she first put down at the Park City Grand Prix in February,...

Americans Sweep US Open Slopestyle


VAIL, CO (March 3, 2016) – The American slopestyle snowboarders reigned supreme at the 35th edition of the Burton US Open on Friday. Kyle Mack (West Bloomfield, MI) scored his first major slopestyle win and fellow Michigander Eric Beauchemin (Grand Blanc, MI) finished right behind him in second. On the women’s side Jamie Anderson (South Lake...

White and Kim Headline US Open Finals


VAIL, CO (March 3, 2016) – The 35th edition of the Burton US Open is underway at Vail Mountain. Americans Shaun White (Carlsbad, CA) and Chloe Kim (La Palma, CA) took the top qualifying spots in halfpipe on Thursday, leading the charge into the field of six women and 10 men advancing to the final on Saturday. The slopestyle semifinals were...

Holland Wins Olympic Test Event


BOKWANG, South Korea (Feb. 27, 2016) – The American snowboardcross men dominated at the official Olympic test event for the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Games, where Nate Holland (Squaw Valley, CA) took the win and Nick Baumgartner (Iron River, MI) was third. Lindsey Jacobellis (Stratton Mountain, VT) made the women’s final, finishing just off the...

Kim Leads USA Sweep in Oslo


OSLO, Norway (Feb. 26, 2016) – Chloe Kim (La Palma, CA) led a huge U.S. podium sweep for the halfpipe women at X Games Oslo, with Kelly Clark (West Dover, VT) earning silver and Arielle Gold (Steamboat Springs, CO) taking bronze. Chase Josey (Hailey, ID) had a stellar showing for the men, earning bronze.

Winter Park Hosts Revolution Tour March 1-5


WINTER PARK, CO (Feb. 29, 2016) – The 2016 U.S. Revolution Tour continues with the third stop at Colorado’s Winter Park Resort. As the premier contest tour for the next generation of freeskiers and snowboarders, the Rev Tour serves to bridge the gap between grassroots competitions and the elite-level professional comps. At the third of four...

USA Competes at X Games Oslo


OSLO, Norway (Feb. 25, 2016) – This weekend the world’s best snowboarders and freeskiers will descend upon the site of the 1952 Winter Olympic Games for X Games Oslo. It is the first time in history an X Games event will be held in Norway and only the second time in history a second winter event has been added to the X Games schedule (X Games...

Mack Second in Air + Style


LOS ANGELES, CA (Feb. 21, 2016) – Kyle Mack (West Bloomfield, MI) stood with elite snowboarders when he laid down a second-place finish at Air + Style Los Angeles Sunday. Yuki Kadono of Japan won the event as Sven Thorgren of Sweden sealed his claim on the overall title when he placed third in L.A.

The Air + Style tour is an elite-level...

Crouch and Anderson Dominate Slopestyle


BOKWANG, South Korea (Feb. 21, 2016) – Americans dominated at the official Olympic snowboarding slopestyle test event for the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Games, where Brock Crouch (Mammoth Lakes, CA) took the win for his first career World cup podium and Jamie Anderson (South Lake Tahoe, CA) won for the women. Karly Shorr (Milford, MI) earned her...