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Kim and Bretz Lead Halfpipe Qualification


Park City, UT (Feb. 4, 2016) – The U.S. qualified eight snowboarders to the finals of the U.S. Snowboarding Grand Prix at Park City on Thursday, with Chloe Kim (La Palma, CA) earning the top spot for the women. The American men claimed the top four qualification spots, with Greg Bretz (Mammoth Lakes, CA) leading the way in the No. 1 spot.

Risks and Rewards: The Story of Snowboardcross


Snowboardcross is one of the most nail-biting of all Olympic sports. Six athletes line up side by side to vault themselves through a crazy course of bumps, banks, berms and massive jumps – all with their rivals just an elbow away.

“I still get rattled every time I’m in the start,” says Lindsey Jacobellis, roundly recognized as the grande...

U.S. Grand Prix Continues at Park City


PARK CITY, UT (Feb. 2, 2016) – The second stop of the U.S. Grand Prix tour will be held at Park City, February 4-6, with the world’s top freeskiers and snowboarders competing in Park City Mountain’s world-class halfpipe.

The event will serve as the second World Cup of the year and points will also go towards and the Association of...

Kim and Gold Go 1-2 at X Games


ASPEN, CO (Jan. 31, 2016) – Chloe Kim (La Palma, CA) became the first athlete in X Games history to earn two gold medals before the age of 16 when she won her second consecutive gold in X Games SuperPipe on Sunday. Teammate Arielle Gold (Steamboat Springs, CO) snagged her first X Games silver medal, while Xuetong Cai of China earned bronze.

10th X Games Gold for Jacobellis


ASPEN, CO (Jan. 31, 2016) – Lindsey Jacobellis (Stratton Mountain, VT) earned her 10th X Games Snowboarder X medal on Sunday, while Trevor Jacob (Mammoth Lakes, CA) led the way for the men with his fifth-place finish.

Ladley Gold + Ferguson Silver in X Games Halfpipe


ASPEN, CO (Jan. 30, 2016) – American Matt Ladley (Steamboat Springs, CO) earned his first X Games medal on Saturday night and it was golden. Teammate Ben Ferguson (Bend, OR) snagged silver, also his first X Games medal. Scotty James of Australia took bronze.

Willett fourth in X Games Slopestyle


ASPEN, CO (Jan. 30, 2016) – U.S. Pro Slopestyle Team member Eric Willett (Breckenridge, CO) had an excellent showing at X Games Aspen on Saturday, finishing fourth in Slopestyle. The Canadians continued their X Games domination with Mark McMorris winning gold and Sebastien Toutant earning silver while Mons Roislnad of Norway earned bronze.

Americans Dominate REV Tour Halfpipe


MAMMOTH MOUNTAIN, CA (Jan. 29, 2016) – The American snowboarders dominated the Mammoth stop of the Revolution Tour this weekend, with an American sweep of both the men’s and women’s halfpipe podium. For the ladies Zoe Kalapos (Vail, CO) took the win, Noelle Edwards (Stamford, CT) was second and Summer Fenton (San Francisco, CA) was third. For...

X Games Medals for Anderson and Langland


ASPEN, CO (Jan. 29, 2016) – Two Americans earned podium positions at X Games Aspen in what was the most competitive and progressive slopestyle competition in snowboard history. Jamie Anderson (South Lake Tahoe, CA) earned her 11th career slopestyle medal with silver and young Hailey Langland (San Clemente, CA) had a breakout performance at her...

WATCH: Ben Ferguson Talks X Games


Ben Ferguson’s (Bend, OR) clean style has brought attention over the years and his win at the 2015 Red Bull Double Pipe confirmed it. Now, he’s looking for a podium spot at the X Games Aspen this weekend. He talks about the upcoming comp, his little brother and teammate Gabe (who grabbed third at the U.S. Grand Prix last weekend!) and the...

Revolution Tour Hits Mammoth Jan. 28-31


MAMMOTH MOUNTAIN, CA (Jan. 25, 2016) – The 2016 U.S. Revolution Tour continues with the second stop at Mammoth Mountain, California. The premier contest tour for the next generation of freeskiers and snowboarders, the Rev Tour serves to bridge the gap between grassroots competitions and the elite-level professional comps.

Americans Dominate U.S. Grand Prix Halfpipe


MAMMOTH MOUNTAIN, CA (Jan. 24, 2016) – It was a highly successful day for the American halfpipe riders at the first stop of the U.S. Grand Prix in Mammoth on Sunday.

Jacobellis Fourth in Feldberg


FELDBERG, Germany (Jan. 24, 2016) – The American snowboardcross athletes wrapped up a successful weekend at the FIS Snowboard World Cup with Lindsey Jacobellis (Stratton Mountain, VT) scoring a fourth-place finish while Mick Dierdorff (Steamboat Spring, CO) was sixth and Hagen Kearney (Telluride, CO) was ninth for the men.

Jacobellis and Baumgartner Fifth at Feldberg


FELDBERG, Germany (Jan. 23, 2016) - Americans Lindsey Jacobellis (Stratton Mountain, VT) and Nick Baumgartner (Iron River, MI) both finished a solid fifth place at the Feldberg stop of the FIS Snowboardcross World Cup on Saturday. Teammate Faye Gulini (Salt Lake City, UT) finished eighth.

It was a shorter, but still high-quality course,...

Hometown Boy Davis Leads U.S. Sweep


MAMMOTH MOUNTAIN, CA (Jan. 21, 2016) – Hometown boy Brandon Davis led a U.S. sweep in slopestyle at the first U.S. Snowboarding Grand Prix of the 2016 season Thursday at Mammoth Mountain.

Davis (Mammoth Lakes, CA) topped the field with a pair of 1260s, as Eric Willett (Breckenridge, CO) was second and Chas Guldemond (Reno, NV) was third...

U.S. Grand Prix Kicks off at Mammoth Mountain


MAMMOTH MOUNTAIN, CA (Jan. 19, 2016) – The first stop of the U.S. Grand Prix tour will be held at California’s Mammoth Mountain Jan. 21-24. Both snowboarders and freeskiers will compete in halfpipe and slopestyle.

With a fantastic start to the 2015-16 season, Mammoth has plenty of snow in their legendary Unbound terrain park and the 22-...

Team USA Talks 2016 With Hailey Langland


The name Hailey Langland has become synonymous with the term “up and comer,” but is quickly transforming into a synonym with “champion.” After shocking the crowd by winning last season’s U.S. Grand Prix in Mammoth, the 15-year-old snowboarder dominated to third place at the Dew Tour this season and has been nominated to the 2016 Winter Youth...

Squaw Valley Cross Cup Canceled


OLYMPIC VALLEY, CA (Jan. 13, 2016) – The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) announced today the cancellation of the Audi FIS Skicross and FIS Snowboardcross World Cup events, scheduled to take place in Squaw Valley, CA March 11-13, 2016.

While Squaw has received nearly 18 feet of snow this season, this year’s event was taken off...

Six Snowboarders Nominated to 2016 U.S. Youth Olympic Team


PARK CITY, UT (Jan. 6, 2016) - Six young Americans have been nominated to the snowboarding team slated to compete in the 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games in Lillehammer, Norway, February 12-21. The International Olympic Committee’s Youth Olympic Games offers a competitive venue for young athletes to not only compete, but also participate in a...

U.S. Snowboarding – Top Moments of 2015


What a year 2015 was! The strong athletes of Team USA dominated competition across the globe and on American soil. Young guns and veterans strengthening their already prodigious legacies, combined to make for one truly memorable year. Check out some of the top moments of U.S. Snowboarding’s highly successful year.