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Kotsenburg Fifth in Spindleruv

03/16/2013

SPINDLERUV MLYN, Czech Republic (March 16) - Sage Kotsenburg (Park City, UT) threw down and earned a season-best fifth finish at the Spindleruv World Cup slopestyle on Saturday, the top spot for U.S. Snowboarding. Torstein Horgmo from Norway rode with authority and landed on the top of the podium for the men. Enni Rukajarvi from Finland took...

Baumgartner 7th in SBX

03/16/2013

VEYSONNAZ, Switzerland (March 16) – Muscling through the tense heats, Nick Baumgartner (Iron River, MI) finished seventh in the Veysonnaz World Cup snowboardcross Saturday, securing the top finish for U.S. Snowboarding. The race left Baumgartner in fourth place in the World Cup snowboardcross standings, within reach of the top three as the team...

Holland Second in Arosa World Cup

03/09/2013

AROSA, Switzerland (March 9) – Nate Holland (Squaw Valley, CA) took his first World Cup podium of the season with a second place finish in the World Cup snowboardcross Saturday. In the finals Holland used the third jump to launch past Australia’s Alex Pullin to lead, but Pullin lurched ahead of Holland at the finish, winning by an inch or less...

U.S. Snowboarding Junior Worlds Team Named

03/03/2013

PARK CITY, UT (Mar. 3) – The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association named a group of 29 talented athletes who are currently competing at the 2013 FIS Junior World Snowboarding Championships March 3-10 at Erzurum, Turkey. Headlining the team is 2012 Junior Worlds silver medalist Indigo Monk and NorAm force Mike Perle (Saddle River, NJ). Athletes...

Clark, White Take US Open Halfpipe

03/02/2013

VAIL, CO (Mar. 2) – Kelly Clark (West Dover, VT) and Shaun White (Carlsbad, CA) took the halfpipe title at the Burton US Open Saturday. U.S. Snowboarding’s Louie Vito (Sandy, UT) took third and Hannah Teter (Belmont, VT) took second, her first podium of the season. Rookie Arielle Gold...

Jacob & Gulini Win Canyons Grand Prix

03/02/2013

PARK CITY, Utah (Mar. 2) - Faye Gulini (Salt Lake City, UT) and Trevor Jacob (Mammoth Lakes, CA) took the top spots in the 2013 Sprint U.S. Grand Prix at Canyons. The two also clinched the U.S. Championship titles, beating out the competition on a tight course with wet, rutted snow. ...

Guldemond Third at Snowy US Open

03/02/2013

VAIL, CO (Mar. 2) – Accumulating snow and flat light did not faze Chas Guldemond (Reno, NV) who took third at the Burton US Open slopestyle finals. Although Guldemond learned a new trick, a triple cork, the snow caused for slow speeds that made it impossible to try. The women’s...

Grand Prix Heads to Canyons

02/22/2013

PARK CITY, UT (Feb. 22) – The Sprint U.S. Grand Prix and USANA Skicross returns for a third year to Canyons Resort Feb. 25- Mar. 2 featuring Olympian and two-time X Games medalist Nick Baumgartner (Iron River, MI) and 2011...

Career First SBX Podium for Deibold

02/17/2013

ROSA KHUTOR, Russia (Feb. 17) - Alex Deibold (Manchester Center, NH) rode to a career first FIS Snowboard World Cup podium Sunday, finishing second in the pre-Olympic snowboardcross test event. U.S. Snowboarding teammate Nate Holland was fourth with Faye Gulini (Salt Lake CIty) eight to lead the U.S. women. Alessandro Haemmerle of Austria won...

Athlete Spotlight: Jonathan Cheever

02/14/2013

 

Clark Wins in Sochi Halfpipe

02/14/2013

KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia (Feb. 14) - Olympic champion Kelly Clark (W. Dover, VT) took a dominating win under the lights at a challenging event in the Sochi Olympic halfpipe. Clark won with an 88.25 on her first run in the FIS Snowboard World Cup....

Arielle Gold Leads USA Euro Open Sweep

02/08/2013

 

LAAX, Switzerland (Feb. 8) - FIS World champion Arielle Gold (Steamboat Springs, CO) took a career first major tour victory leading a USA sweep at the Burton European Open in Laax. Olympic champion Kelly Clark (W. Dover, VT) was second with Ellery Hollingsworth (Stratton, VT) third. Scotty Lago (Seabrook, NH) took third for the men as...

Believe in U.S.

02/07/2013

 

One Year to Sochi

02/06/2013

PARK CITY, UT (Feb. 6) – One year out from the opening of the Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, U.S. skiers and snowboarders are scattered across the globe anticipating the opportunities they will face 365 days from now. The opening ceremony for Sochi is Feb. 7, 2014 with the first medal events the next day. The USA is coming of a Best in...

US Open Qualis at Rev Tour

02/03/2013

 

Baumgartner SBX Podium in Canada

02/02/2013

BLUE MOUNTAIN, ON (Feb. 2) - U.S. Snowboarding rider Nick Baumgartner (Iron River, MI) rode to third in a FIS Snowboard World Cup snowboardcross in Blue Mountain. Baumgartner fought hard to hold his line and attempt to pass Canadian Chrisopher Robanske who took the men's win. It...

Sprint Titles to Mitrani, Gold

02/01/2013

PARK CITY, UT (Feb. 1) - FIS World Champion Arielle Gold (Steamboat Springs, CO) and veteran Luke Mitrani (Mammoth Lakes, CA) took home season halfpipe titles as the Sprint U.S. Grand Prix came to a close at Park City. The riders each pocketed $20,000 from seres sponsor Sprint.

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USA Sweep in Sprint Grand Prix

02/01/2013

PARK CITY, UT (Feb. 1) - Olympic champion Shaun White (Carlsbad, CA) led a USA sweep in the Sprint U.S. Grand Prix at Park City Mountain Resort. Olympic bronze medalist Scotty Lago (Seabrook, NH) was second and Luke Mitrani...

U.S. in the Lead at Grand Prix Qualifiers

01/30/2013

PARK CITY, UT (Jan. 30) – Day one of the Sprint U.S. Grand Prix snowboard qualifiers went off without a hitch at Park City Mountain Resort today and included an appearance by two-time Olympic gold medalist Shaun White (Carlsbad, CA). Over 70 athletes competed in two heats.

White Gold at X

01/27/2013

ASPEN, CO (Jan. 27) - Shaun White (Carlsbad, CA) left no doubt. In a one-sided X Games superpipe, White clinched the win on his first run with a 95.0, upped it to 98.0 on his second then skipped his final run to walk away with an historic six peat to close out the X Games in Aspen. It was his eighth X Games superpipe crown.

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