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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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Silver for Reiter in Worlds PSL

01/27/2013

STONEHAM, QC (Jan. 27) - Justin Reiter (Steamboat Springs, CO) closed out the FIS Snowboard World Championships with a silver medal in parallel slalom. Reiter took it all the way to the finals, coming in second to gold medalist Rok Marguc of Slovenia. Roland Fischnaller of Italy was third.

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History for Hight, Gold for Clark

01/26/2013

ASPEN, CO (Jan. 26) - Kelly Clark (West Dover, VT) showed the savvy of an Olympic champion, coming from behind on her third run to win one of the most hotly contested women's superpipe battles in X Games history leading a USA sweep. While Clark claimed gold,...

Fourth X Gold for Jamie Anderson

01/26/2013

ASPEN, CO (Jan. 26) - Jamie Anderson made the most of her technical skills on the rails to take a fourth career X Games gold in slopestyle snowboarding. In the men's comp, Chas Guldemond finished fourth, just off the podium, as the X Games continued Saturday with slopestyle snowboarding. Guldemond beat out Shaun White (Carlsbad, CA) who was...

Baumgartner Leads USA at SBX Worlds

01/26/2013

STONEHAM, QC (Jan. 26) - Veteran Nick Baumgartner (Iron River, MI) led the USA finishing seventh in snowboardcross at the FIS Snowboard World Championships in Stoneham. Baumgartner got tangled up in the semis but came back to win the small final to take seventh....

Baumgartner Qualifies Fifth

01/24/2013

STONEHAM, QC (Jan. 24) – Nick Baumgartner (Iron River, MI) was fifth during frigid snowboardcross qualifiers at the FIS Snowboard World Championships at Stoneham. All four U.S.

Grand Prix Returns to Park City

01/23/2013

PARK CITY, UT (Jan. 24) – The Sprint U.S. Grand Prix returns to Park City Mountain Resort Jan. 28 – Feb. 2 with halfpipe snowboarding and freeskiing featuring 2002 Olympic gold medalist Kelly Clark (West Dover, VT),...

Steamboat Teen Takes World Halfpipe Crown

01/20/2013

STONEHAM, QC (Jan. 20) – A snowy Stoneham FIS Snowboard World Championships halfpipe finals saw 16 year-old Arielle Gold (Steamboat Springs, CO), U.S. Snowboard Rookie team athlete, to her first FIS World Champion title. Gold’s ability to maintain consistent amplitude and execute her...

Walker Strong in Worlds Opener

01/19/2013

STONEHAM, QC (Jan. 18) – Fighting cold temperatures and tough competition 15 year-old Ty Walker (Stowe, VT) came in fifth Friday during women's slopestyle finals at the FIS Snowboard World Championships in Stoneham. Walker’s backside 720 on the third jump impressed the judges and landed...

FIS World Snowboarding Championships Team Named

01/16/2013

PARK CITY, UT (Jan. 16) – Olympians Seth Wescott (Sugarloaf, ME), Nate Holland (Squaw Valley, CA), Nick Baumgartner (Iron River, MI), and...

Clark, Mitrani Lead USA at Sprint Grand Prix

01/12/2013

COPPER MOUNTAIN, CO (Jan. 12) – Under clear skies and chilly temperatures, Luke Mitrani (Mammoth Lakes, CA) and Olympic champion Kelly Clark (West Dover, VT) led the USA finishing second at the Sprint U.S. Grand Prix at Copper Mountain. Australia’s Nathan Johnstone and Torah Bright...

Anderson, Guldemond Sweep Sprint Grand Prix

01/11/2013

COPPER MOUNTAIN, CO (Jan. 11) – Jamie Anderson (South Lake Tahoe, CA) and Chas Guldemond (Reno, NV) swept the slopestyle finals at the Paul Mitchell Progression Session at the Sprint U.S. Grand Prix at Copper Mountain today. Despite snowy conditions that made for slow in runs,...

Sprint U.S. Grand Prix Halfpipe Qualifiers

01/10/2013

 

Wescott and Holland Honored by USOC

01/10/2013

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO (Jan. 10) – A brilliant team event victory at the Paul Mitchell Progression Session in Dec. has earned reigning Olympic snowboardcross gold medalist Seth Wescott (Sugarloaf, ME) and two-time Olympian Nate...

Sprint U.S. Grand Prix Opens with Slopestyle Qualifiers

01/09/2013

COPPER MOUNTAIN, CO (Jan. 9) – The Sprint U.S. Grand Prix opened its 17th season with slopestyle qualifiers at Copper Mountain today. The newly added Olympic sport of slopestyle snowboarding saw over 100 athletes from 37 countries at the first domestic FIS World Cup of the year and 5Star...

Sprint U.S. Grand Prix to Open at Copper Mountain

01/03/2013

COPPER MOUNTAIN, CO (Jan. 2) – The Sprint U.S. Grand Prix will open its 17th season with halfpipe snowboarding and newly added Olympic sport slopestyle snowboarding at Copper Mountain Jan. 9-12.

U.S. Snowboarding SBX Team Named

12/17/2012

TELLURIDE, CO (Dec. 17) – The 2013 U.S. Snowboarding snowboardcross team led by two time Olympic gold medalist Seth Wescott (Sugarloaf,ME), Olympic silver medalist Lindsey Jacobellis (Stratton, VT), seven-time X...

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