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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.

Kearney Grabs First Career World Cup Victory


MONTAFON, Austria (Dec. 16, 2016) - It was a thrilling start to the 2017 FIS Snowboarding snowboardcross World Cup season, where Hagen Kearney (Telluride, CO) earned his first career win and Lindsey Jacobellis (Stratton Mountain, VT) took third in a photo finish.

Big Air Premiering on NBC as Part of Team USA Winter Champions Series


COPPER MOUNTAIN, CO (Dec. 14, 2016) – The United States Olympic Committee is debuting its first-ever Team USA Winter Champions Series on Dec. 17, with USA Hockey, USA Luge and the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association participating in a single-day television event telecast on NBC and NBCSN.

The three Olympic sport events – big air...

Toyota U.S. Grand Prix Kicks off at Copper Mountain


COPPER MOUNTAIN, CO (Jan. 13) – The world’s most elite snowboarders and skiers are at Copper Mountain this week for the first stop of the Toyota U.S. Grand Prix tour. Both snowboarders and freeskiers will compete in halfpipe and the snowboarders will also compete in big air.

Toyota Named U.S. Grand Prix Title Sponsor


PARK CITY, UT (Dec. 12, 2016) – The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) and Toyota have reached an agreement that makes Toyota title sponsor of the U.S. Grand Prix. Now in its 21st season, the U.S. Grand Prix is the longest running winter action sports tour featuring the best skiing and snowboarding athletes in the world.
Anderson Tops Dew Tour Breckenridge


BRECKENRIDGE, CO (Dec. 11, 2016) – Jamie Anderson (South Lake Tahoe, CA) was first and Hailey Langland (San Clemente, CA) was second in an abbreviated competition at the Winter Dew Tour Saturday. Brandon Davis (Mammoth Lakes, CA) teamed up with Reid Smith (Breckenridge, CO) to take a third-place podium finish for Ride Snowboards in the Team...

Guldemond Just Misses Dew Tour Podium


BRECKENRIDGE, CO (Dec. 10, 2016) – Chas Guldemond (Reno, NV) earned a hard-fought fourth-place finish at the Winter Dew Tour on Saturday. Guldemond, who landed his first triple cork in competition in the big air section on Friday, finished seventh in the rail portion on Saturday, for a combined score that placed him just off the podium.

Mastro Third At Rev Tour Halfpipe


COPPER MOUNTAIN, CO (Dec. 8, 2016) – Maddie Mastro (Wrightwood, CA) hit the podium with a third-place finish at the U.S. Revolution Tour at Copper Mountain on Thursday. It was a highly-contested event, as it was the first halfpipe competition of the winter season and the first Olympic-standard halfpipe to open in the United States.


Rev Tour Kicks Off At Copper Mountain


COPPER MOUNTAIN, CO (Dec. 6, 2016) – The 2017 U.S. Revolution Tour kicks off Dec. 7 at Colorado’s Copper Mountain. The premier contest tour for the next generation of freeskiers and snowboarders, the Rev Tour serves to bridge the gap between grassroots and elite-level competition. At the first of four stops on the tour, Copper Mountain will...

2017 U.S. Snowboarding Team Named


PARK CITY, UT (Dec. 6, 2016) – The 2017 U.S. Snowboarding halfpipe, slopestyle, big air and snowboardcross teams have been announced. This year’s roster consists of 36 pro team riders, including 2014 Olympic medalists Jamie Anderson (S. Lake Tahoe, CA), Alex Deibold (Boulder, CO) and Kelly Clark (West Dover, VT), and 18 rookie and development...

Shorr Fourth At Second Super Series Big Air


MOENCHENGLADBACH, Germany (Dec. 3, 2016) – U.S. Snowboarding riders Karly Shorr (Milford, MI) and Lyon Farrell (Haiku, HI) made the final at the third World Cup big air event of the season on Saturday night, placing fourth and fifth respectively. The scaffolding event was held under the lights in the German SparkassenPark venue, serving as the...

Stassel and Marino Podium at Olympic Test Event


Just one week after the Milan Big Air, snowboarders headed to PyeongChang for the big air Olympic test event on Saturday. Ryan Stassel (Anchorage, AK) and Julia Marino (Westport, CT) grabbed podiums for the U.S. team.

Men Strong in Big Air Qualis


ALPENSIA, South Korea (Nov. 25, 2016) - Three American men soared into the finals as the FIS Snowboard World Cup tour visited the Olympic big air jump in Alpensia. Chris Corning (Aspen, CO), Ryan Stassel (Anchorage) and Red Gerard (Silverthorne, CO) all made it through Thursday's qualifiers and into Friday's big air finals. Women will qualify...

Copper Revolution Tour Schedule Update


COPPER MOUNTAIN, CO (Nov. 22, 2016) – The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) and Copper Mountain Resort announced today that, due to unseasonably warm temperatures and delays in halfpipe construction, the Revolution Tour events scheduled to begin on Dec. 5...

First Wave of Winter X Games Invites Released


X Games announced their first wave of invitees to the 2017 Winter X Games in Aspen, Colorado. 14 Americans were included in the list.

The U.S. team is full of previous X Games medalists, including Chloe Kim (Torrance, CA) and Kelly Clark (La Palma, CA) who took gold and silver last season in the Aspen SuperPipe. Arielle Gold (Steamboat...

Anderson Talks Defending her Title at PyeongChang


With the PyeongChang Olympics just 15 months out, Jamie Anderson (South Lake Tahoe, CA) and freeskiers Joss Christensen (Park City, UT), David Wise (Reno, NV) sat down with Team USA to talk about what life has been like since winning gold medals at Sochi and their goals for the...

Langland Second in World Cup Big Air Opener


MILAN, Italy (Nov. 11, 2016) - Hailey Langland (San Clemente, CA) kicked off her 2016-17 FIS Snowboard World Cup season in fine style with a second-place finish at the big air event in Milan, Italy in front of an impressive crowd.

“It was a little scary,” said Langland, after competing in her first scaffolding big air event. “I was...

Competition Season Kicks Off in Milan


MILAN, Italy (Nov. 10, 2016) – The season kicks off Saturday with a snowboarding big air in Milan, Italy—the first of three city events held throughout the season.

60 athletes—40 men and 20 women—are competing on the ramp that has been built across from Expo Milan’s famous Tree of Life. Milan begins the first FIS Super Series, with other...

USSA Announces 2016-17 Revolution Tour Schedule


PARK CITY, UT (Nov. 4, 2016) – The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association’s (USSA) Revolution Tour has announced its schedule for the 2016-17 season. Veteran Rev Tour hosts Copper Mountain, CO, Mammoth Mountain, CA and Seven Springs Mountain Resort, PA are all returning for the Tour’s 13th season along with first time resort partner...

Kim Amongst TIME's 30 Most Influential Teens


Listed alongside President Obama’s daughters, an actor from Stranger Things and three Rio Olympic champions, TIME included Chloe Kim (Torrance, CA) in their annual list of 30 Most Influential Teens of 2016.

Named because of her X Games medals, storied back...



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