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Mammoth Set for Pre-Olympic Training Camps


MAMMOTH MOUNTAIN, CA (May 20, 2013) – Top Olympic skiers and snowboarders will be heading to California’s Mammoth Mountain Ski Area in the lead up to Sochi. The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association has named Mammoth Mountain as an Official Training Ground for U.S. Freeskiing and U.S. Snowboarding, providing valuable spring and fall training camps...

Sochi Spots On Line in Grand Prix


PARK CITY, UT (May 13) – Tickets to Sochi will be on the line for snowboarding and the newest Olympic sport of freeskiing in America’s longest standing winter action sports tour, the Sprint U.S. Grand Prix. The Sprint U.S. Grand Prix also incorporates the Visa U.S.

Chelone Miller Remembered


MAMMOTH LAKES, CA (April 8) - Professional snowboarder Chelone “Chilly’ Miller (Mammoth Lakes, CA) was known just as much for his optimism and kind personality he was for his fearless presence on Mammoth Mountain’s biggest park features. He passed away early Sunday morning from an apparent seizure, stemming from a 2005 motorcycle accident that...

Anderson Second in Slopestyle


TIGNES, France (March 22) – Jamie Anderson (South Lake Tahoe, CA) threw down a stylish and technical run to win silver in snowboard slopestyle at X Games Tignes on Friday. She was gunning for an X Games three-peat, after winning gold at X Games Tignes in 2011 and 2012. She put down a progressive line in the first round, but couldn’t match it in...

Vito Victory in X Games Halfpipe


TIGNES, France (March 21) – On his 25th birthday, Louie Vito (Sandy, UT) locked in his second X Games gold with an outstanding third run, providing a climactic end to an all-time X Games Tignes halfpipe competition. After a few minutes of deliberation, the judges awarded Vito a score of 92.66, just 0.66 points ahead of Arthur Longo from France...

Baumgartner 7th in SBX Finals


SIERRA NEVADA, Spain (March 21) – In the final World Cup snowboardcross race of the season, veteran Nick Baumgartner (Iron River, MI) finished seventh, winning the small final with teammate, rookie Hagan Kearney (Telluride, CO), right on his tail in eighth. France’s Pierre Vaultier won the men’s race. Faye Gulini (Salt Lake City) took the top...

Clark Wins at X Games Tignes


TIGNES, France (March 20) – Despite the falling snow, Kelly Clark (West Dover, VT) took her 62nd podium and the gold medal at the X Games Tignes women’s halfpipe on Wednesday. Elena Hight (South Lake Tahoe, CA) rode away with the silver and 16-year-old rookie Arielle Gold (Steamboat Springs, CO) landed on the podium with bronze.


USA Second in Team SBX


VEYSONNAZ, Switzerland (March 17) – Inches from victory, Nick Baumgartner (Iron River, MI) and Nate Holland (Squaw Valley, CA) took a photo finish second at the third and final FIS World Cup snowboardcross team event. Canadian team Christopher Robanske and Robert Fagan won the race. Jonathan Cheever (Saugus, MA) and Seth Wescott (Sugarloaf, ME...

Kotsenburg Fifth in Spindleruv


SPINDLERUV MLYN, Czech Republic (March 16) - Sage Kotsenburg (Park City, UT) threw down and earned a season-best fifth finish at the Spindleruv World Cup slopestyle on Saturday, the top spot for U.S. Snowboarding. Torstein Horgmo from Norway rode with authority and landed on the top of the podium for the men. Enni Rukajarvi from Finland took...

Baumgartner 7th in SBX


VEYSONNAZ, Switzerland (March 16) – Muscling through the tense heats, Nick Baumgartner (Iron River, MI) finished seventh in the Veysonnaz World Cup snowboardcross Saturday, securing the top finish for U.S. Snowboarding. The race left Baumgartner in fourth place in the World Cup snowboardcross standings, within reach of the top three as the team...

Holland Second in Arosa World Cup


AROSA, Switzerland (March 9) – Nate Holland (Squaw Valley, CA) took his first World Cup podium of the season with a second place finish in the World Cup snowboardcross Saturday. In the finals Holland used the third jump to launch past Australia’s Alex Pullin to lead, but Pullin lurched ahead of Holland at the finish, winning by an inch or less...

U.S. Snowboarding Junior Worlds Team Named


PARK CITY, UT (Mar. 3) – The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association named a group of 29 talented athletes who are currently competing at the 2013 FIS Junior World Snowboarding Championships March 3-10 at Erzurum, Turkey. Headlining the team is 2012 Junior Worlds silver medalist Indigo Monk and NorAm force Mike Perle (Saddle River, NJ). Athletes...

Clark, White Take US Open Halfpipe


VAIL, CO (Mar. 2) – Kelly Clark (West Dover, VT) and Shaun White (Carlsbad, CA) took the halfpipe title at the Burton US Open Saturday. U.S. Snowboarding’s Louie Vito (Sandy, UT) took third and Hannah Teter (Belmont, VT) took second, her first podium of the season. Rookie Arielle Gold...

Jacob & Gulini Win Canyons Grand Prix


PARK CITY, Utah (Mar. 2) - Faye Gulini (Salt Lake City, UT) and Trevor Jacob (Mammoth Lakes, CA) took the top spots in the 2013 Sprint U.S. Grand Prix at Canyons. The two also clinched the U.S. Championship titles, beating out the competition on a tight course with wet, rutted snow. ...

Guldemond Third at Snowy US Open


VAIL, CO (Mar. 2) – Accumulating snow and flat light did not faze Chas Guldemond (Reno, NV) who took third at the Burton US Open slopestyle finals. Although Guldemond learned a new trick, a triple cork, the snow caused for slow speeds that made it impossible to try. The women’s...

Grand Prix Heads to Canyons


PARK CITY, UT (Feb. 22) – The Sprint U.S. Grand Prix and USANA Skicross returns for a third year to Canyons Resort Feb. 25- Mar. 2 featuring Olympian and two-time X Games medalist Nick Baumgartner (Iron River, MI) and 2011...

Career First SBX Podium for Deibold


ROSA KHUTOR, Russia (Feb. 17) - Alex Deibold (Manchester Center, NH) rode to a career first FIS Snowboard World Cup podium Sunday, finishing second in the pre-Olympic snowboardcross test event. U.S. Snowboarding teammate Nate Holland was fourth with Faye Gulini (Salt Lake CIty) eight to lead the U.S. women. Alessandro Haemmerle of Austria won...

Athlete Spotlight: Jonathan Cheever



Clark Wins in Sochi Halfpipe


KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia (Feb. 14) - Olympic champion Kelly Clark (W. Dover, VT) took a dominating win under the lights at a challenging event in the Sochi Olympic halfpipe. Clark won with an 88.25 on her first run in the FIS Snowboard World Cup....

Arielle Gold Leads USA Euro Open Sweep



LAAX, Switzerland (Feb. 8) - FIS World champion Arielle Gold (Steamboat Springs, CO) took a career first major tour victory leading a USA sweep at the Burton European Open in Laax. Olympic champion Kelly Clark (W. Dover, VT) was second with Ellery Hollingsworth (Stratton, VT) third. Scotty Lago (Seabrook, NH) took third for the men as...