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Nobody likes being criticized. But for young snowboarders to truly grow and learn, they must be open to constructive criticism. 

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Olympic Medalists Lead Park City Parade


PARK CITY, UT (April 8) – The future dreams of Park City youth shined brightly through a spring snowstorm as Olympic medalists led a homecoming parade down Park City’s historic Main Street Saturday. Organized by the community’s Youth Sports Alliance, kids were inspired by the site of the many gold medals as they walked hand-in-hand with Olympic...

Prepare For The Unexpected


In sports, there is one given – expect the unexpected.

As fans, this excitement of not knowing what will happen next is a big reason why we attend, watch and talk about sporting events. For athletes, the unexpected, while thrilling, demands proper preparation to be successful.

From in-season practices to offseason cross training,...

Kotsenburg Wins Sochi 2014 Best of U.S. Award


WASHINGTON D.C. (April 3) – The United States Olympic Committee awarded U.S. Snowboarding’s Sage Kotsenburg (Park City, UT) with the honor of Best Male Olympian for his gold medal performance in slopestyle snowboarding’s Olympic debut. On Wednesday the USOC named the full list of Sochi 2014 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games honorees for Best...

Responsible Sports Download: Brush off Mistakes


At Liberty Mutual Insurance we believe that a setback presents every athlete with a chance to come back.

And not just to come back…but to come back even stronger than ever before.

Thanks to the shared insight, experience and advice from our world-class athletes and coaches, both you and your...

U.S. Snowboarding First Tweets


Today, reading athlete tweets about their competitions and lives is a regular part of being a sports fan. But, it wasn’t always like that. Check out just how and when your favorite U.S. Ski Team athletes made their Twitter debuts. 

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Snowboarding Jr Worlds Team Named


PARK CITY, UT (March 19) – The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) named 26 athletes to the 2014 U.S. Snowboarding Junior World Championships team. The event kicks March 24 and features halfpipe snowboarding, slopestyle snowboarding, parallel slalom and giant slalom snowboarding and snowboardcross events, including a team snowboardcross...

Jacobellis Leads in Season SBX Finale


LA MOLINA, Spain (March 15) - Lindsey Jacobellis (Stratton Mountain, VT) sped into second and led the USA in the season finale snowboardcross event in La Molina on Saturday. Canada's Dominique Maltais took the win after securing the World Cup title last week in Veysonnaz, Switzerland. Mick Dierdorff (Steamboat Springs, CO) was the top U.S. man...

Jacobellis Leads USA in Swiss SBX


VEYSONNAZ, Switzerland (March 11) - Lindsey Jacobellis (Stratton Mountain, VT) led U.S. Snowboarding riders Tuesday, finishing sixth in a FIS World Cup snowboardcross event in Veysonnaz.


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The 2014 Pop-Tarts U.S. Revolution Tour Wraps Up in Sun Valley


SUN VALLEY, ID (March 11) – The Pop-Tarts U.S. Revolution Tour ended with a bang this week as snowboarding concluded its final events of the season at Sun Valley Resort. Maddie Mastro (Wrightwood, CA) and Alex Kondo (Malone, WI) won the women’s and men’s halfpipe events Thursday, with Mastro also locking up the women’s overall halfpipe title....

Gold Dominates Burton U.S. Open


VAIL, CO (March 8) – Olympian Taylor Gold (Steamboat Springs, CO) topped a hard-charging crew of young riders Saturday to claim his first victory at the Burton U.S. Open halfpipe final Saturday. Bluebird skies and a perfectly built halfpipe enabled a full-throttle competition with all the riders adding their own style to the sport’s progression...

Clark and Kim Take Titles at Burton U.S. Open


VAIL, CO (March 8) – Kelly Clark (West Dover, VT) earned her second consecutive World Snowboard Tour halfpipe title with her win at Saturday’s Burton U.S. Open halfpipe final. Thirteen-year-old U.S. Snowboarding rookie Chloe Kim (La Palma, CA) earned the World Snowboard Tour overall title with her third-place finish in the sunny final. Kim is...

Anderson Tops Burton U.S. Open


VAIL, CO (March 7) – Olympic gold medalist Jamie Anderson (S. Lake Tahoe, CA) landed another major slopestyle victory at the Burton U.S. Open. Anderson clinched the TTR World Snowboard Tour slopestyle title with her win Friday at the snowy Vail Mountain venue. Canadian Spencer O’Brien took second and Isabel Derungs of Switzerland third in the...

2014 Pop-Tarts U.S. Revolution Tour at Mammoth


MAMMOTH MOUNTAIN, CA (Mar. 6) – Snowboarders took to the snow at California’s Mammoth Mountain for the second of three stops on the Pop-Tarts U.S. Revolution Tour last week. Snowboardcross, slopestyle snowboarding and halfpipe snowboarding athletes dealt with sunny, spring-like conditions as they battled for Rev Tour supremacy. In...

Sochi Olympic Winter Games Recap


SOCHI, Russia (Feb. 23) – A record-matching 17 Team USA skiers and snowboarders left the Sochi Olympic Winter Games with medals, including a record eight gold. From Sage Kotsenburg’s opening day slopestyle snowboarding gold to teen Mikaela Shiffrin’s brilliant slalom win under the lights Friday night, the American athletes electrified Sochi...

Heartbreak for Reiter in Sochi PSL Debut


ROSA KHUTOR, Russia (Feb. 22) – World Championships silver medalist Justin Reiter (Steamboat Springs, CO) showed potential Saturday in the Olympic debut of snowboarding parallel slalom before he was disqualified in the seeding round, ending his chance for a medal at the 2014 Sochi Games. Reiter narrowly missed a gate in his first seeding run...

Sochi Studio: Nate Holland


Reiter Rides to 24th in Sochi PGS


ROSA KHUTOR, Russia (Feb. 19) – Team USA’s sole alpine snowboarder Justin Reiter (Steamboat Springs, CO) finished 24th Wednesday during the parallel giant slalom event of the 2014 Sochi Olympic Winter Games. U.S. born Russian Federation athlete Vic Wild earned the gold medal. The men’s event is set to air on NBC’s Late Night Olympic coverage at...

Deibold Bronze in Rainy SBX


ROSA KHUTOR, Russia (Feb. 18) - Team USA's Alex Deibold (Manchester Center, VT) waited patiently for the right time, making a strategic move late in the finals to take bronze in the Olympic snowboardcross on a rainy Tuesday in Rosa Khutor. France's Pierre Vaultier took gold with Russia's Nikolay Olyunin silver. The snowboardcross race will air...

Fog Bumps Sochi SBX


ROSA KHUTOR, Russia (Feb. 17) – Thick fog obscured the Rosa Khutor Extreme Park Monday, forcing officials to move the men’s snowboardcross event of the 2014 Sochi Olympic Winter Games to Tuesday morning. The seeding round has been canceled and the final round will be seeded according to FIS points. The event kicks off at 1:30 a.m. EST and can...