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

03/11/2014

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

03/08/2014

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

03/08/2014

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

03/07/2014

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

03/06/2014

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

02/23/2014

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

02/22/2014

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

02/20/2014

Reiter Rides to 24th in Sochi PGS

02/19/2014

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

02/18/2014

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

02/17/2014

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...

Sochi Studio: Kaitlyn Farrington

02/16/2014

Gulini Fourth in Sochi Snowboardcross

02/16/2014

ROSA KHUTOR, Russia (Feb. 16) – Faye Gulini (Salt Lake City) rode to fourth after a heartbreaking crash forced Lindsey Jacobellis (Stratton Mountain, VT) out of the big final and into seventh on Sunday at the snowboardcross event of the 2014 Sochi Olympic Winter Games. Jacobellis acquired a big lead in the semi final before the fall dashed her...

Farrington Gold - Clark Bronze in Sochi Halfpipe

02/12/2014

ROSA KHUTOR, Russia (Feb. 12) – Team USA athlete Kaitlyn Farrington (Sun Valley, ID) earned the halfpipe snowboarding gold medal while teammate Kelly Clark (West Dover, VT) took bronze Wednesday night during a fierce firefight in the Rosa Khutor halfpipe. Clark has now medaled in the last three out of four Olympic Winter Games and has collected...

White Fourth In Sochi Halfpipe Upset

02/11/2014

ROSA KHUTOR, Russia (Feb. 11) – Two-time Olympic champion Shaun White (Carlsbad, CA) put it all on the line Tuesday during the men’s halfpipe snowboarding final in an effort to win his third Olympic gold medal but ultimately fell short, finishing fourth and earning the top spot for the USA. White’s second run score of 90.25 put him just off the...

Anderson Financially Sacrificed for Historic Olympic Gold

02/10/2014

U.S. snowboarder Jamie Anderson won the first-ever gold medal in women’s slopestyle snowboarding Sunday, as the sport was introduced into the Olympics this year.

Anderson credits the win to her family and friends, who were there to celebrate with her.

Just two hours after winning gold, Anderson tweeted this photo, captioning, “...

Anderson Golden in Sochi

02/09/2014

ROSA KHUTOR, Russia (Feb. 9) – Jamie Anderson (S. Lake Tahoe, CA) cleaned up her second run to earn the first-ever women’s slopestyle snowboarding gold medal Sunday at the 2014 Sochi Olympic Winter Games. Her smooth style during her final run secured her the gold with a score of 95.25, putting her on top of the podium ahead of Finland’s Enni...

Kotsenburg Earns First U.S. Gold

02/08/2014

ROSA KHUTOR, Russia (Feb. 8) – Sage Kotsenburg (Park City, UT) was presented the first-ever gold medal for slopestyle snowboarding Saturday at the impressive Sochi Olympic Park underneath the towering, modern Olympic torch. He also claimed the first gold medal for the USA at the 2014 Sochi Olympic Winter Games. Primetime coverage of the...

Slopestyle Gold for Sage Kotsenburg

02/08/2014

ROSA KHOTUR, Russia (Feb. 8) - Sage Kotsenburg (Park City, UT) scored an historic victory to open the 2014 Olympic Winter Games, winning the first ever slopestyle snowboarding gold medal. Kotsenburg, who failed to qualify in Thursday's opening rounds, made his way into the finals Saturday morning then put down a remarkable first run which held...

Stage Set for Sochi Slopestyle Showdown

02/06/2014

ROSA KHUTOR, Russia (Feb. 6) – The inaugural slopestyle snowboarding qualification kicked off the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi Thursday. Jamie Anderson (S. Lake Tahoe, CA) and Karly Shorr (Milford, MI) topped the competition for the USA, advancing straight to the finals after finishing second and fourth in their heat. The U.S. men and...

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