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First Grand Prix Wins for Beauchemin and Langland

02/04/2015

MAMMOTH MOUNTAIN, CA (Feb. 4, 2015) – Eric Beauchemin (Grand Blanc, MI) and Hailey Langland (San Clemente, CA) took home top honors in slopestyle snowboarding at the Sprint U.S. Grand Prix, each nabbing the first major wins of their careers.  Wind was a major factor in the competition, resulting in an abbreviated women’s event and a challenging...

Rev Tour Heads to Mammoth

02/04/2015

MAMMOTH MOUNTAIN, CA (Feb. 4, 2015) – The next generation of Olympic freeskiers and snowboarders will descend upon Mammoth Mountain’s Unbound Terrain Park Feb. 9-13 for the third stop of the 2015 U.S. Revolution Tour. In addition to slopestyle and halfpipe, the Mammoth Mountain stop will host the first ever Revolution Tour big air contest for...

See who earned $2500 from Liberty Mutual Insurance Play Positive

02/02/2015

Liberty Mutual Insurance Play Positive™ is excited to announce the 10 winners of the Winter Pledge season who each earned $2,500 by encouraging their supporters to take the Pledge to Promote Good Sportsmanship. 

The winners of the Winter Pledge season represent a wide range of youth sports – soccer,...

Clark and Kim 1-2 in Burton Euro Open

02/01/2015

LAAX, Switzerland (Feb. 1, 2015)- Kelly Clark (Mammoth Lakes, CA) and and Chloe Kim (Torrance, CA) continued their battle for queen of the hill at the Burton European Open, in Laax, Switzerland this weekend taking first and second respectively in women’s halfpipe – flipping the results from X Games a week ago. 
 
Mastro Wins Third Straight Rev Tour

01/31/2015

SEVEN SPRINGS MOUNTAIN RESORT, PA (Jan. 30, 2015)—In blustery, post-Juno snow conditions, Maddie Mastro (Wrightwood, CA) took home her third straight U.S. Revolution Tour win in women’s halfpipe at Seven Springs Mountain Resort, PA. Mastro along with men’s slopestyle winner, Grant Giller (Salt Lake City, UT) and men’s halfpipe winner, Joshua...

Mammoth Hosts its 10th Sprint U.S. Grand Prix

01/31/2015

MAMMOTH MOUNTAIN, CA (Jan. 29, 2015)—The Sprint U.S. Grand Prix tour continues with its second stop at Mammoth Mountain, CA Feb. 4-7. Celebrating its 10th year of hosting Grand Prix events, Mammoth is poised and ready to host the highly anticipated continuation of the 2015 season.

2015 Sprint U.S. Grand Prix Mammoth Invited Riders

01/27/2015

PARK CITY, UT (Jan. 26, 2015)—Following up the X Games and World Championships, the 2015 Sprint U.S. Grand Prix returns to Mammoth Mountain, CA February 4-7 with a top-notch roster of the world’s best riders. Olympic medalists Iouri Podladtchikov, Jamie Anderson (S. Lake Tahoe, CA), Mark McMorris, Stale Sandbech,...

Looking Back on X Games 2015

01/27/2015

ASPEN, CO (Jan. 27. 2015)—It has not been very long since Winter X Games 2015 wrapped up, but the athletes have packed their bags—and medals—en route to the next destination, and Aspen, Colorado regained a sense of normalcy after the throngs of fans headed back to where they came from. In hindsight, X Games 2015 introduced a myriad of...

Tools to Overcome Game Time Stress

01/26/2015

Just as it is important to be physically prepared to play youth sports it is equally important for youth athletes to be mentally prepared to handle the pressure. No one can predict exactly how a competition will play out, but you can arm your athlete with techniques to overcome pressure from the competition. Here are some methods for overcoming...

Jamie Anderson Wins Slopestyle Silver

01/25/2015

ASPEN, CO (Jan. 25, 2015)—On the last day of X Games 2015, the men and women snowboarders took to the slopestyle course for the finals. Warm temperatures, blue skies and perfect conditions were on tap for the competitors. In the end, Olympic champion Jamie Anderson (S. Lake Tahoe, CA) grabbed a silver, while Canada’s Mark McMorris and Silje...

Teen Chloe Kim Takes X Games Gold

01/25/2015

ASPEN, CO (Jan. 24. 2015)—The future is now in women’s superpipe. 14-year-old Chloe Kim (Carlsbad, CA) won gold in the Buttermilk halfpipe, becoming the youngest athlete to ever win X Games gold.

Second Medal for Kyle Mack

01/24/2015

KREISCHBERG, Austria (Jan. 23, 2015) - On the final day of 2015 FIS Snowboard World Championships, Kyle Mack (Bloomington, MI) added a second bronze medal to his collection, this time for big air. Mack, who also earned bronze in slopestyle snowboarding, landed a frontside 1260 tail and backside 1260 Japan for a combined score of 163.50 behind...
2 U.S. Snowboardcross Medals at X Games

01/23/2015

ASPEN, CO (Jan. 23. 2015)—It was a jam-packed day on the snowboardcross course at X Games. Beneath bluebird skies and in front of throngs of fans, the men’s and women’s snowboardcross fields raced on Friday afternoon in Aspen, Colorado. In the end, the U.S. Snowboard Team walked away with two medals—a gold in the women’s competition and a...

Danny Davis Wins Second Straight X Games Gold

01/22/2015

ASPEN, CO (Jan. 22. 2015)—There was no lack of drama in the X Games men’s superpipe final on Thursday night in Aspen, Colorado with the defending X Games gold medalist pitted against a reigning Olympic gold medalist and a 15-time X Games champion. The result? Danny Davis (Truckee, CA) won his second straight superpipe gold medal at X Games in...

The X Games are Here

01/21/2015

ASPEN, CO (Jan. 21. 2015)—The small town of Aspen, Colorado is buzzing in anticipation of Winter X Games starting. Since 2002, Buttermilk Mountain in Aspen has been home to X Games, and—like every year since then—all eyes in the snow sports world will be fixed squarely on the action taking place in the halfpipe and on the slopestyle course.

Ryan Stassel Wins World Championships Slopestyle Title

01/21/2015

KREISCHBERG, Austria (Jan. 21, 2015)—Olympian Ryan Stassel (Anchorage, AK) dominated the slopestyle snowboarding field to take home his first ever FIS World Championship title, while teammate Kyle Mack (West Bloomfield, MI) earned bronze.

Snowboarding/Freeskiing Parent Webinar - Supporting Your Child in their Sport

01/21/2015

Skiing and snowboarding are a big investment of time, energy and money for families. How can parents maximize their children's enjoyment and potential in skiing and snowboarding? How can they be sure their child is getting the best coaching, going to the right competitions, learning the right skills, using the right equipment and having fun all...

Wishes for Youth Sports – Champion and Celebrate Sportsmanship

01/21/2015

Each month, the team at Liberty Mutual Insurance Play Positive™ tackles current issues in youth sports and seeks advice from youth sports experts to help you with these sometimes challenging topics.

We talk about issues ranging from how to handle tryouts, the latest research in sports safety to advice...

Rev Tour Heads to Seven Springs

01/19/2015

PARK CITY, UT (Jan. 15, 2015) – The 2014-15 U.S. Revolution Tour continues at Seven Springs Mountain Resort in Pennsylvania Jan. 26-30. The next generation of Olympic freeskiers and snowboarders will compete at “The Spot”— Seven Springs’ flagship terrain park—in the only Olympic-sized halfpipe on the East Coast for a chance to win a piece of...

Fourth World Title for Jacobellis

01/16/2015

KREISCHBERG, Austria (Jan. 16 2015)—Lindsey Jacobellis (Stratton Mountain, VT) added a fourth World Championship title to her long list of snowboarding accolades and Nick Baumgartner (Iron River, MI) collected his second World Championships bronze medal in Kreischberg on Friday.

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