Snowboarding News

Hight Wins X Games Halfpipe Gold


ASPEN, CO (Jan­. 28, 2017) – American women took two of the three podium spots in halfpipe at the X Games on Saturday night. Elena Hight (South Lake Tahoe, CA) won her first X Games gold medal and Chloe Kim (Torrance, CA) earned bronze.  

Marino Cashes In With Another X Games Win


ASPEN, CO (Jan­. 28, 2017) – U.S. Snowboarding athlete Julia “Jules” Marino (Westport, CT) had a breakout performance this week at the X Games. After earning a bronze medal in big air on Thursday night, she dominated the slopestyle competition on Saturday, stomping her way to a gold medal. She bested veteran Jamie Anderson (South Lake Tahoe, CA...

Mack Sixth in X Games Big Air


ASPEN, CO (Jan­. 27, 2017) – Kyle Mack (West Bloomfield, MI) was the only American facing off against a stacked international field in men’s snowboard big air at X Games on Friday night. Mack rode well, finishing sixth overall.    

Langland Lands Historic X Games Gold


ASPEN, CO (Jan­. 26, 2017) – Young Hailey Langland (San Clemente, CA) put down an historical performance in Thursday night’s big air competition at X Games, winning gold with a trick that had never before been landed by a female in competition. Julia Marino (Westport, CT) joined Langland on the podium, earning bronze at her first X Games...

Ladley and Gold Land on X Games Podium


ASPEN, CO (Jan­. 26, 2017) – Emerging from one of the most competitive fields ever to compete in men’s halfpipe at X Games, Americans Matt Ladley (Steamboat Springs, CO) and Taylor Gold (Steamboat Springs, CO) scored podium finishes, earning silver and bronze respectively.

Ladley, who won X Games gold at Aspen in 2016, had a beautiful...

SBX Riders Visit Salt Lake City Boys and Girls Club


Before the Toyota U.S. Grand Prix kicked off a Solitude Mountain Resort, a group of U.S. Snowboarding snowboardcross riders took a moment off of training to visit with a local Boys and Girls Club in Salt Lake City.


Jacobellis and Mancari Team Up For World Cup Win


SOLITUDE, UT (Jan. 22, 2017) – American snowboardcross athletes continued their successful run on home soil Sunday at the Toyota U.S. Grand Prix at Solitude Mountain Resort. In Sunday's team event, Rosie Mancari (Anchorage, AK) and Lindsey Jacobellis (Stowe, VT) took the win for the ladies, while Alex Deibold (Boulder, CO) and Nate Holland (...

Deibold and Jacobellis Podium at Solitude


SOLITUDE, UT (Jan. 21, 2017) – It was a battle with Mother Nature as well as a battle on the snowboardcross course this weekend at the Toyota U.S. Grand Prix at Solitude Mountain Resort. Alex Deibold (Boulder, CO) and Lindsey Jacobellis (Stratton, VT) overcame challenging conditions to score podium finishes for the U.S., each taking third place...

Kim and Josey Sweep LAAX Open Halfpipe


LAAX, Switzerland (Jan­. 21, 2017) – With perfect weather in a perfect halfpipe, Americans dominated the LAAX Open on Saturday, which also served as a stop on the FIS World Cup tour for the first time in 2017. Chloe Kim (Torrance, CA) and Chase Josey (Hailey, ID) earned the wins for the women and men respectively, while LAAX Open 2016 winner...

Anderson Third at LAAX Open Slopestyle


LAAX, Switzerland (Jan­. 20, 2017) – Jamie Anderson (South Lake Tahoe, CA) scored a third-place podium finish at one of the most prestigious contests of the year - the LAAX Open - which served as a stop on the FIS World Cup Tour for the first time in 2017. Julia Marino (Westport, CT) also had a strong showing for the women, finishing just off...

Toyota U.S. Grand Prix Comes to Solitude


SOLITUDE MOUNTAIN RESORT, UT (Jan. 17, 2017) – The world’s elite snowboardcross and skicross athletes will head to Solitude Mountain Resort this week for the second stop of the Toyota U.S. Grand Prix tour. The Solitude Grand Prix snowboardcross also serves as a FIS World Cup and the skicross will serve as a NorAm Cup. Both races will be test...

Stassel and Gerard Land on World Cup Podium


KREISCHBERG, Austria (Jan. 14, 2017) – It was a great showing for the American men at the first slopestyle World Cup of the season, with Ryan Stassel (Anchorage, AK) and Red Gerard (Silverthorne, CO) both earning spots on the podium, finishing second and third respectively.

Mack And Healey Top Podium At Waterville


WATERVILLE VALLEY, NH (Jan. 13, 2016) – It was a great week for U.S. Snowboarding at the Toyota U.S. Revolution Tour, with Kyle Mack (Bloomfield, MI) taking a win and Lyon Farrell (Haiku, HI) taking second for the men and Nora Healey (Plymouth, NH) earning a win for the women.

The Waterville Valley stop of the Rev Tour featured back-to-...

U.S. Snowboardcross Team to Connect with Local Boys and Girls Club


U.S. Snowboarding’s snowboardcross team will participate in a community outreach event on January 17 at 4 p.m. in conjunction with the upcoming Toyota U.S. Grand Prix at Solitude Mountain Resort.

Members of the team will visit the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Salt Lake’s ...

Rev Tour Heads East To Waterville Valley


WATERVILLE VALLEY, NH (Jan. 9, 2017) – The 2017 Toyota U.S. Revolution Tour heads to the East Coast this week, making its second stop at Waterville Valley, New Hampshire. At the second of four stops on the tour, Waterville Valley will play host to two separate slopestyle competitions for both snowboard and freeski athletes.


Kim Included in Forbes’ 30 Under 30


Listed alongside major athletes from the NFL, MLB, NBA, summer Olympics and more, Chloe Kim (Torrance, CA) was the youngest athlete to be included in Forbes’ annual 30 Under 30: Sports list.

Hagen Kearney: A Different Kind of Athlete


It takes a different kind of athlete to race snowboardcross. Telluride’s Hagen Kearney, well, he’s a different kind of athlete. Today, he’s a World Cup winner!

Snowboardcross is a hardscrabble contact sport pitting four riders against each other at high speed down a course that pitches and winds through banked turns and soaring jumps. It...

Deibold and Baumgarter Third in Team SBX


MONTAFON, Austria (Dec. 18, 2016)—Americans Alex Deibold (Boulder, CO) and Nick Baumgartner (Iron River, MI) secured a third-place finish at the first snowboardcross team World Cup race of the season on Sunday.

It was an exciting final with multiple lead changes and lots of passing. In the end, Spanish team of Laro Herrero and Lucas...

Anderson and Stassel Podium at Copper Big Air


COPPER MOUNTAIN, CO (Dec­. 17, 2016) – American snowboarders found more success at the final event of the Toyota U.S. Grand Prix weekend: the Team USA Winter Champions Series big air. Jamie Anderson (South Lake Tahoe, CA) landed the win for the women and Ryan Stassel (Anchorage, AK) took third for the men.


Kim Tops Toyota Grand Prix Opener


COPPER MOUNTAIN, CO (Dec­. 16, 2016) – Continuing her pattern of halfpipe dominance, Chloe Kim (Torrance, CA) took the win for the ladies and Chase Josey (Hailey, ID) was third for the men at the Toyota U.S. Grand Prix at Copper Mountain on Friday.