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How Chloe Kim is Changing Snowboarding


Even though summer is beginning, Chloe Kim is still making waves. NBC explored the life of the the 16 year old—from her upbringing and current life as a teenager, to her on-point style and Olympic gold...

U.S. Snowboarding 2016-17 Team Nominations


U.S. Snowboarding has announced its nominations for the 2016-17 season. Nominations include those active athletes who qualified based on published selection criteria in the prior season.

Each athlete accepting the nomination to U.S. Snowboarding receives world class program support, along with access to the USSA Center of Excellence, as...

Fergusons Ride Pow in British Columbia


With the contest season wrapped, brothers Ben and Gabe Ferguson took off for British Columbia to surf deep pow with their third brothers Zach, coach James Jackson and famed park builder Pat Malendoski. Not a bad way to cap off a killer season that included medals at X Games and Burton US Open.

Klug To Be Inducted in Hall of Fame


ASPEN, CO (April 8, 2016) – Chris Klug – pro snowboarder, Olympic medalist, liver transplant survivor and philanthropist – will be inducted into the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame this weekend in Aspen, CO.

Alongside six other athletes, the parallel giant slalom bronze medalist at the 2002 Salt Lake City Games will be honored in the...

Adore Creative Produces USSA Brand Spots


PARK CITY, UT (April 7, 2016) – The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) has developed a strategic partnership with top sports advertising agency Adore Creative to produce branding spots for both the U.S. Ski Team and U.S. Grand Prix, two of its most notable action sports brands. The USSA utilized its distribution network with NBC to carry...

Winters Top 10 Again at Junior Worlds


ROGLA, Slovenia (April 3, 2016) –Billy Winters (Steamboat Springs, CO) continued his FIS Junior World Championships success with a seventh-place finish in parallel slalom on Sunday.

Winters also placed sixth in parallel giant slalom on Saturday and will compete again at Junior Worlds in snowboardcross April 4-6.

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Winters Sixth in World Juniors PGS


ROGLA, Slovenia (April 2, 2016) – The U.S. scored a phenomenal finish in parallel giant slalom at the FIS Junior World Championships when Billy Winters (Steamboat Springs, CO) placed sixth on Saturday.

Winters, who snowboards with the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club, will also compete in parallel slalom and snowboardcross April 4-6...

Corning Claims Second Junior World Title


SEISER ALM, Italy (March 29, 2016) – Snowboarders battled foggy conditions at the 2016 FIS Junior World Championships big air on Wednesday. Despite the weather, Chris Corning (Aspen, CO – Aspen Valley Ski and Snowboard Club) claimed his second Junior World Champion title after also...

Corning Continues Success at Junior Worlds


SEISER ALM, Italy (March 29, 2016) – The American slopestyle snowboarders had an excellent showing at the 2016 FIS Junior World Championships on Tuesday. Chris Corning (Aspen, CO – Aspen Valley Snowboard Club) took the win for the men and Chandler Hunt (Park City, UT – U.S. Snowboarding Rookie Team) joined him on the podium in third. Nora...

27 U.S. Riders to Compete at Junior Worlds


PARK CITY, UT (March 25, 2016) – U.S. Snowboarding has named 27 young, talented athletes to the 2016 U.S. Junior World Championships Team. The U.S. will send five athletes to compete in slopestyle and big air, nine athletes to compete in PGS/PSL and 13 athletes to compete in...

Jacobellis Leads U.S. In Final World Cup


BAQUEIRA BERET, Spain (March 20, 2016) – The final snowboardcross FIS World Cup of the season was held in Baqueira Beret on Sunday, with several Americans making the small final to earn top-10 finishes. 

Corning Wins Overall Slopestyle World Cup


SPINDLERUV MLYN, Czech Republic (March 20, 2016) – The final snowboard FIS World Cup slopestyle event took place Sunday, where Chris Corning (Arvada, CO) hit the podium for the men with a second-place finish, and secured the overall World Cup Slopestyle title.

Healey Takes Rev Tour Overall Slopestyle Title


SEVEN SPRINGS, PA (March 16, 2016) – The final stop of the Revolution Tour was a successful one for the American snowboarders, who took three of four wins in the halfpipe and slopestyle competitions. Nora Healey (Plymouth, NH) took the win in slopestyle for the women while Lyon...

Anderson Wins Second WSF World Champs Title


YABULI, China (March 15, 2016) – It was an American sweep at the World Snowboard Federation’s Corona World Championships of Snowboarding slopestyle event, where Brandon Davis (Mammoth Lakes, CA) took the title for the men and Jamie Anderson (South Lake Tahoe, CA) won her second title of the week. Julia Marino (Westport, CT) scored her first...

Anderson Wins Yabuli Big Air


YABULI, China (March 13, 2016) – Jamie Anderson (South Lake Tahoe, VT) won the TTR Pro Snowboarding/WSF World Snowboard Federation’s World Championships of Snowboarding big air title in Yabuli, China on Sunday. Jessika Jenson (Rigby, ID) was third for the ladies and Kyle Mack (West Bloomfield, MI) was second for the men.

Seven Springs Hosting Final Rev Tour Stop


SEVEN SPRINGS, PA (March 12, 2016) – The fourth and final stop of the U.S. Revolution Tour will take place at Seven Springs Mountain Resort this week; it will also serve as the FIS NorAm finals for the 2015-2016 season. 

Grand Prix Attracts Strongest U.S. TV Coverage


PARK CITY, UT (March 14, 2016) – The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association’s U.S. Grand Prix, in its 20th season, reached 6.972 million U.S. television viewers over the three-stop tour. The Grand Prix culminated in spectacular fashion with the highest-rated winter action sports television broadcast of the season from its Polartec Big Air at Fenway...

Jacobellis and Baumgartner Second In Switzerland


VEYSONNAZ, Switzerland (March 6, 2016) - The American snowboardcross athletes scored a pair of podium finished at the Veysonnaz World Cup where Lindsey Jacobellis (Stratton Mountain, VT) and Nick Baumgartner (Iron River, MI) both finished second Sunday on a fast and challenging course. 

Healey and Marino Lead Ladies at Rev Tour


WINTER PARK, CO (March 5, 2016) – It was all red, white and blue for the snowboarders at the Winter Park stop of the Revolution Tour this week. The stop featured back-to-back slopestyle competitions in Winter Park’s famed Dark Territory terrain park, where the Americans swept both men’s and women’s podiums at both events. For the ladies Nora...

White and Kim Dominate US Open Halfpipe


VAIL, CO (March 5, 2016) – Americans Shaun White (Carlsbad, CA) and Chloe Kim (La Palma, CA) won the top spots in halfpipe on Saturday at the 35th edition of the Burton US Open.

Kim continued her dominating season with a run that featured the back-to-back 1080 combination she first put down at the Park City Grand Prix in February,...