Snowboarding News

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,...

Americans Sweep US Open Slopestyle


VAIL, CO (March 3, 2016) – The American slopestyle snowboarders reigned supreme at the 35th edition of the Burton US Open on Friday. Kyle Mack (West Bloomfield, MI) scored his first major slopestyle win and fellow Michigander Eric Beauchemin (Grand Blanc, MI) finished right behind him in second. On the women’s side Jamie Anderson (South Lake...

White and Kim Headline US Open Finals


VAIL, CO (March 3, 2016) – The 35th edition of the Burton US Open is underway at Vail Mountain. Americans Shaun White (Carlsbad, CA) and Chloe Kim (La Palma, CA) took the top qualifying spots in halfpipe on Thursday, leading the charge into the field of six women and 10 men advancing to the final on Saturday. The slopestyle semifinals were...

Holland Wins Olympic Test Event


BOKWANG, South Korea (Feb. 27, 2016) – The American snowboardcross men dominated at the official Olympic test event for the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Games, where Nate Holland (Squaw Valley, CA) took the win and Nick Baumgartner (Iron River, MI) was third. Lindsey Jacobellis (Stratton Mountain, VT) made the women’s final, finishing just off the...

Kim Leads USA Sweep in Oslo


OSLO, Norway (Feb. 26, 2016) – Chloe Kim (La Palma, CA) led a huge U.S. podium sweep for the halfpipe women at X Games Oslo, with Kelly Clark (West Dover, VT) earning silver and Arielle Gold (Steamboat Springs, CO) taking bronze. Chase Josey (Hailey, ID) had a stellar showing for the men, earning bronze.

Winter Park Hosts Revolution Tour March 1-5


WINTER PARK, CO (Feb. 29, 2016) – The 2016 U.S. Revolution Tour continues with the third stop at Colorado’s Winter Park Resort. As 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. At the third of four...

USA Competes at X Games Oslo


OSLO, Norway (Feb. 25, 2016) – This weekend the world’s best snowboarders and freeskiers will descend upon the site of the 1952 Winter Olympic Games for X Games Oslo. It is the first time in history an X Games event will be held in Norway and only the second time in history a second winter event has been added to the X Games schedule (X Games...

Mack Second in Air + Style


LOS ANGELES, CA (Feb. 21, 2016) – Kyle Mack (West Bloomfield, MI) stood with elite snowboarders when he laid down a second-place finish at Air + Style Los Angeles Sunday. Yuki Kadono of Japan won the event as Sven Thorgren of Sweden sealed his claim on the overall title when he placed third in L.A.

The Air + Style tour is an elite-level...

Crouch and Anderson Dominate Slopestyle


BOKWANG, South Korea (Feb. 21, 2016) – Americans dominated at the official Olympic snowboarding slopestyle test event for the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Games, where Brock Crouch (Mammoth Lakes, CA) took the win for his first career World cup podium and Jamie Anderson (South Lake Tahoe, CA) won for the women. Karly Shorr (Milford, MI) earned her...

Slopestyle Debuts in South Korea


BOKWANG, South Korea (Feb. 18, 2016) – The official Olympic snowboarding slopestyle test event will take place at the venue for the 2018 PyeongChang Olympics this weekend, with the first FIS World Cup slopestyle event ever held in South Korea.

Bokwang Phoenix Park features a three-jump and three-rail slopestyle course, purposely built...

YOG: Kim and Pates Sweep Gold Again


HAFJELL, Norway (Feb. 19, 2016) – It was a double-gold week for American athletes Chloe Kim (La Palma, CA) and Jake Pates (Eagle, CO) at the Winter Youth Olympic Games in Lillehammer, Norway. Both athletes are members of the U.S. halfpipe team and typically compete in that discipline, but showed they have all-around skill by throwing down gold-...

YOG: USA Eighth in Team Event


LILLEHAMMER, Norway (Feb. 13, 2016) – The world’s top youth snowboardcross and skicross athletes teamed together at the Youth Olympic Games on Tuesday to compete in the team ski-snowboardcross competition. The American team of skiers Russell Malm (Mammoth Lakes, CA, 17, Carrabassett Valley Academy) and Abigail Zagnoli (Kingfield, ME, 17,...

Vedder Earns Gold at Youth Olympics


LILLEHAMMER, Norway (Feb. 15, 2016) – American Jake Vedder (Pickney, MI, International Snowboard Training Center) won every heat he raced in to earn the gold medal in snowboardcross’ Winter Youth Olympic Games debut on Monday.   

Vedder finished ahead of Alex Dickson of Australia and Sebastian Pietrzykowski of Germany.

The women...

YOG: Halfpipe Gold Sweep for Pates and Kim


OSLO, Norway (Feb. 13, 2016) – It was double gold for the United States at the Youth Olympic Games halfpipe snowboarding event, with both Chloe Kim (La Palma, CA) and Jake Pates (Eagle, CO) topping the field to take home their first YOG gold medals.

Anderson Wins Quebec Big Air


QUEBEC CITY, Canada (Feb. 13, 2016) – American Jamie Anderson (South Lake Tahoe, CA) won the ladies’ event at the Snowjamboree, presented by Videotron Mobile, FIS World Cup big air, battling arctic temperatures in downtown Quebec City. Ryan Stassel (Anchorage, AK) was third for the men, scoring his first World Cup big air podium.

Kim USA Flag bearer for Youth Olympics


LILLEHAMMER, Norway (Feb. 12, 2016) – Chloe Kim (Carlsbad, CA) was selected as Team USA’s flag bearer for the Opening Ceremony of the 2016 Youth Olympic Winter Games, which runs from Feb. 12-21 in Lillehammer, Norway.