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Telluride Welcomes SBX Team


TELLURIDE, CO (Dec. 17) – Two-time Olympic champion Seth Wescott (Sugarloaf, ME) headlines a standout U.S. Snowboarding SBX (snowboardcross) Team that was showcased to the public Saturday during the USANA Snowboardcross Cup in Telluride. The Team is rich in talent including X Games champion Nick Baumgartner (Iron River, MI), Six-time X Games...

Clark and Bleiler lead Dew Tour


BRECKENRIDGE, CO (Dec. 17) — With only one point separating them, U.S. Snowboarding Pro Halfpipe teammates Kelly Clark (West Dover, VT) and Gretchen Bleiler (Toledo, OH) took first and second, respectively, at the first Winter Dew Tour stop of the seaon in Breckenridge, Colorado on Saturday. The win was Clark's 12th victory in her last 14...

Double Podium for USA at Telluride


TELLURIDE, CO (Dec. 17) - U.S. Snowboarding's Nick Baumgartner (Iron River, MI) celebrated his 30th birthday with another visit to the podium. Baumgartner teamed with Jonathan Cheever (Saugus, MA) to take second in the Paul Mitchell Progression Session team SBX event at the USANA Snowboardcross Cup, barely losing to France in a photo finish....

Jacobellis Takes Telluride Title


TELLURIDE, CO (Dec. 16) – X Games champion Lindsey Jacobellis (Stratton Mountain, VT) broke the ice with the first U.S. win in Telluride Friday, cruising to victory in the USANA Snowboardcross Cup in the opening SBX event of the LG FIS Snowboard World Cup. Nick Baumgartner (Iron River, MI) ended up third in the new six-man heat format behind...

Jacobellis Top USA in USANA SBX Qualis


TELLURIDE, CO (Dec. 14) - X Games champion Lindsey Jacobellis (Stratton Mountain, VT) was the top American, qualifying second Wednesday at the USANA Snowboardcross Cup in Telluride. Ross Powers (S. Londonderry, VT) and Jonathan Cheever (Saugus, MA) went four-five to lead the men. Finals are Friday utilizing a new six-man format.


USANA SBX Cup Opens at Telluride


TELLURIDE, CO (Dec. 14) – Two-time Olympic champion Seth Wescott (Sugarloaf, ME) leads a strong U.S. Snowboarding squad into this week's USANA Snowboardcross Cup at Telluride, the opening SBX event in the LGS FIS Snowboard World Cup. Over 20 U.S. snowboarders, including seven-time X Games champion Lindsey Jacobellis (Stratton Mountain, VT) and...

Cousino, Voight Take Wins in PMPS


COPPER MOUNTAIN, CO (Dec. 10) – It was all about style and ease under the lights as Yale Cousino (Lincoln, VT) and Brooke Voight (Fort McMurray, CAN) took the men’s and women’s wins during the Paul Mitchell Progression Session event, capping off the Sprint U.S. Grand Prix at Copper Mountain Saturday night.

Clark Claims Copper Title


COPPER MOUNTAIN, CO. (Dec. 10) — U.S. Snowboarding's Kelly Clark (West Dover, VT) had quite the season last year, winning 10 of the 12 halfpipe contests she entered and landing the first-ever 1080 in women’s competition at Winter X Games. But one that eluded her was the Copper Grand Prix. After falling in the first run, Clark dropped into the...

Clark Leads USA Into Finals


COPPER MOUNTAIN, CO. (Dec. 10) — Olympic champion Kelly Clark (West Dover, VT) qualified second to lead a field of four U.S. Snowboarding teammates into the eight person finals at the Sprint U.S. Snowboarding Grand Prix at Copper Mountain. The roster of eight was dwindled down from nearly 50 gunning for the money round. Rookie Maddy Schaffrick...

Snowboarding Teams Announced at Copper


COPPER MOUNTAIN, CO (Dec. 9) – With a host of new action sports events on the docket for the 2014 Olympics just two years away, the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) formally announced 2011-12 U.S. Snowboarding and U.S. Freeskiing teams Friday from its training facility at the Sprint U.S. Grand Prix at Copper.

Vito Leads Lago Into Finals


COPPER MOUNTAIN, CO. (Dec. 8) —Defending champion Louie Vito (Sandy, UT) led Olympic medalist and U.S. Snowboarding rider Scotty Lago (Seabrook, NH) to take the top spot in  qualifying at the Sprint U.S. Snowboarding Grand Prix at Copper Mountain as snow fell on the 22-foot pipe. Five U.S. Snowboarding riders made the top-16 cut including Matt...

Halfpipe Season Opens at Copper Grand Prix


COPPER MOUNTAIN, CO (Dec. 8) – A record field will be on hand this weekend at Copper Mountain with around 150 athletes from 21 nations battling in the 22-foot halfpipe in the Sprint U.S. Grand Prix, a TTR 5Star event. Louie Vito (Columbus, OH) and Kaitlyn Farrington (Sun Valley, ID) will be going for repeat wins. But they'll face tough...

Powers to the People


PARK CITY, UT— (Dec. 6) Ross Powers is a snowboarding legend, having won Olympic gold in the Salt Lake City halfpipe in 2002 before most recently converting to snowboardcross—at the World Cup level, no less. Yet the South Londonderry, VT native would not have the success he's had without the support of his Stratton Mountain community, which is...

Farrow Leads USA in Saas-Fee Pipe


SAAS-FEE, Switzerland - U.S. Snowboarding Rookie Benji Farrow (Ludlow, VT) led the USA, finishing fifth Thursday in a FIS World Cup halfpipe in Saas-Fee. Zack Black (Breckenridge, CO) was sixth. In the women's contest, Arielle Gold (Steamboat Springs, CO) was tenth. Swiss Iouri Podladtchikov won the men's contest...

ATHLETE Q&A: Jonathan Cheever


A pro rider by day, plumber by night, Jonathan mixes his talent like plumbers putty by shredding park, pipe and the SBX course. While all of his major results have come from SBX, he's known for some of the biggest airs in the pipe and credits his SBX speed from knowing how to hit the hole shot and handle big...

2012 Revolution Tour Announced


PARK CITY, UT (Oct. 6) - Young riders and skiers eager to make an impression on the world of competitive winter action sports are gearing up for the Dec. 19 start of the U.S. Revolution Tour. The well-established series will feature both snowboarding and freeskiing events at each of its stops.

Sprint U.S. Grand Prix Tour Announced


PARK CITY, UT (Sept. 29) - One of the longest-standing and celebrated tours in action sports history, the Sprint U.S. Grand Prix series, is back, and bigger than ever for its 16th season. This year both snowboarding and freeskiing events will be front and center at three of North America's premier winter resorts....

Olympians Take On the Amazing Race


PARK CITY, UT (Sept. 29) - U.S. Snowboarding alumni Tommy Czeschin and Andy Finch are traveling the world together this fall. The Olympians are competing in the 19th season of the hit CBS reality show, The Amazing Race.

Athlete Spotlight: Kelly Clark


A two-time Olympic medalist - she won gold in 2002 and bronze in 2010 - Kelly Clark is a natural innovator and dominant force in snowboarding. Leading the way in competition for her fellow female competitors, Clark always manages to push the envelope and top herself from one season to the next. In 2011 Clark...