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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.

Gerard Fifth in Dew Tour Debut


BRECKENRIDGE, CO (Dec. 13, 2015) – The Dew Tour Breckenridge wrapped up Sunday afternoon with the men’s snowboard slopestyle event. Three Americans made it to the final round, including 15-year-old U.S. rookie slopestyle team member Red Gerard (Silverthorne, CO), who placed fifth.

Jacobellis and Gulini Second at Montafon


MONTAFON, Austria (Dec. 13, 2015) - Lindsey Jacobellis (Stratton Mountain, VT) added another World Cup podium finish to her resume on Sunday, alongside teammate Faye Gulini (Salt Lake City, UT) in the snowboardcross team event.

Jacobellis, who earned a silver medal at the 2006 Olympic Winter Games in Torino, teamed up with Gulini for the...

White Wins Dew Tour Superpipe


BRECKENRIDGE, CO (Dec. 12, 2015) – Shaun White (Carlsbad, CA) made a triumphant return to the top of the podium at Saturday’s superpipe competition at the Breckenridge Dew Tour. In true Shaun White style, he handled the challenging conditions better than the rest of the field and earned the win at his first competition since a surprising fourth...

Kim and Clark Podium at Dew Tour


BRECKENRIDGE, CO (Dec. 12, 2015) – It was snowing hard for the women’s snowboard superpipe final at the 2015 Dew Tour, but the American ladies fared well under the challenging conditions, nabbing two podium finishes. Fifteen-year-old Chloe Kim (La Palma, CA) was the top finisher for the women in second, with Olympic champion Kelly Clark (West...

Jacobellis Second in Austria


MONTAFON, Austria (Dec. 12, 2015) Snowboardcross athletes kick off their 2015/16 season this week with a FIS World Cup event held deep in the Austrian Alps. Lindsey Jacobellis (Stratton Mountain, VT) started her season strong when she scored her first World Cup podium of the season in a nail-biter, photo finish.

Langland Third In Dew Tour Slopestyle


BRECKENRIDGE, CO (Dec. 11, 2015) -- American Hailey Langland (San Clemente, CA) scored a third-place finish in her first Dew Tour appearance Friday. Though the contest was a progressive one for the women, with several of the ladies attempting and landing 900s, it was style and execution that earned Langland a spot on the podium.

Gold Leads Dew Tour Superpipe Qualifying


BRECKENRIDGE, CO (Dec. 10, 2015) – The first major snowboard competition of the 2015-16 season is kicking off in Colorado this week with the Dew Tour Breckenridge. U.S. athletes are facing off against an international field in both superpipe and slopestyle competitions.

2016 U.S. Snowboarding Team Named


PARK CITY, UT (Dec. 9, 2015) – The 2016 U.S. Snowboarding halfpipe, slopestyle, big air and snowboardcross teams, led by Olympians Lindsey Jacobellis (Stratton, VT), Kelly Clark (West Dover, VT), Taylor Gold (Steamboat Springs, CO) and Chas Guldemond (Truckee, CA), have been officially announced. The pro team features a world-...

Wachendorfer and Fenton Score Rev Tour Podium


COPPER MOUNTAIN, CO (Dec. 8, 2015) – Ryan Wachendorfer (Edwards, CO) and Summer Fenton (San Francisco, CA) led a strong contingency of up-and-coming U.S. snowboarders at the first stop of the U.S. Revolution Tour at Copper Mountain, CO on Monday and Tuesday, earning podium spots - third and second respectively - to kick off what looks to be a...

Revolution Tour Kicks Off at Copper Mountain


COPPER MOUNTAIN, CO (Dec.1, 2015) – The 2016 U.S. Revolution Tour kicks off Dec. 7 at Copper Mountain, Colorado. 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 competitions. At the first of four stops on...

Hailey Langland: Success One Step at a Time


Hailey Langland gazed out the window of her room at the Sporthotel Neustift. All around her were jagged, snow-covered peaks. Along the flanks, larch trees were turning yellow mixed in with green. In the village, a lighted clock tower stood out as dawn crept over the Stubaital southwest of Innsbruck.

Having just turned 15 in August, it...

Polartec Big Air at Fenway Tickets on Sale Thursday


BOSTON, MA (November 11, 2015) – Fenway Sports Management (FSM) and the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) announced today that tickets for Polartec Big Air at Fenway, an officially sanctioned U.S. Grand Prix Tour event that will take place at Fenway Park in Boston on February 11-12, 2016, will go on sale Thursday, November 12, at noon...

Big Air at Fenway Tickets On Sale


Fenway Park will host a big air snowboarding and freeskiing U.S. Grand Prix tour event on February 11-12, 2016. The Big Air at Fenway will feature a 140-foot high snow ramp, taller than the light towers...

2015-16 Revolution Tour Schedule Announced


PARK CITY, UT (Nov. 3, 2015) – The U.S. Revolution Tour has announced its 12th season, with a four stops tour for both freeskiing and snowboarding. Longtime U.S. Revolution Tour partners Copper Mountain, Mammoth Mountain and Seven Springs Mountain Resort are back for the 2015-16 season along with first time resort partner Winter Park.

Chloe Kim Named Amongst TIME's 30 Most Influential Teens


Amongst actors, philanthropists, the president's daughter and scientists, 15-year-old Chloe Kim appeared in TIME's annual list of the 30 Most Influential Teens of 2015. She was named due to her...