Snowboarding News

TAKE 5 With U.S. Snowboarding’s Allen Tran


Elite athletes know how to deliver elite performances. And they know that the best way to fuel elite performances is to make great nutrition choices. But fueling elite performances shouldn’t be limited to our elite athletes. 

Historic Big Air Win for USA Teen


ISTANBUL, Turkey (Dec. 20, 2104) - In front of a packed house at Istanbul’s Technical University Stadium, U.S. Snowboarding’s Ty Walker (Stowe, VT) walked away with her first FIS World Cup win and became the first women ever to win an FIS Snowboard Big Air World Cup....
2015 U.S. Snowboarding Snowboardcross Team Announced


PARK CITY, UT (Dec. 18, 2014) – Olympic medalists Alex Deibold (Manchester Center,VT), Seth Wescott (Sugarloaf, ME) and Lindsey Jacobellis (Stratton, VT), along with eight-time X Games gold medalist...

U.S. Rookies Win Top Spots at Revolution Tour


COPPER MOUNTAIN, CO (Dec. 17, 2014)—The first U.S. Revolution Tour of the season took place this week at Copper Mountain, CO with U.S. Rookie Team riders Gabe Ferguson (Bend, OR) and Maddie Mastro (Wrightwood, CA) taking home top honors in the halfpipe competition, with Jake Pates (Edwards, CO) and Finnish rider Kristiina Nisula, winning the...

Strong Opener for Reiter


CAREZZA, Italy (Dec. 18, 2014)—Under foggy weather conditions in Carezza, Olympian Justin Reiter (Steamboat Springs, CO) rode to a sixth place finish at the first FIS World Cup parallel giant slalom World Cup of the season December 16. Italy’s Roland Fischnaller celebrated his ninth career win just ahead Slovenia’s Zan Kosir, who crashed in...
Gold Leads New Generation in the Pipe


There’s change in the air in men’s halfpipe snowboarding led by veterans of the U.S. Snowboarding Rookie Team who are starting to go pro and win. USSA columnist Tom Kelly takes a look in this week's Behind the Gold.
Behind the Gold: Gold Leads New Generation in the Pipe
Earn $2500 for Your Club


It’s not too late to sign up your organization for the Winter season of the Liberty Mutual Insurance Play Positive™ Pledge

This is a great opportunity to recruit your family, friends, coworkers and community to help you earn $2,500 all while promoting good sportsmanship. 

$2,500 can go a long...

Guldemond Takes Dew Tour Title


BRECKENRIDGE,CO (Dec.14, 2014) - On the final day of competition at the 10th annual Dew Tour, veteran slopestyle rider, Chas Guldemond (Reno, NV) walked away with the second Dew Tour win of his career. Landing a solid first run with his brand new switch double wildcat and three double cork 1080s, Guldemond would prove to be unbeatable posting...
Gold and Clark Win Again


BRECKENRIDGE, CO (Dec. 13, 2014)-  The 10th annual Dew Tour proved to be another successful event for U.S. Snowboarding athletes, with Kelly Clark leading the U.S. women in another podium sweep and Taylor Gold walking away with his first Dew Tour win – a week after opening the Sprint U.S. Grand Prix with a victory. 
Third Dew Tour Win For Anderson


BRECKENRIDGE, CO (Dec. 12, 2014) - For the third year in a row, Jamie Anderson (S. Lake Tahoe, CA) walked away with top honors at the Dew Tour, over Finland's Enni Rukajaravri and New Zealand's Christy Prior.

Fuel Your Performance


Every day, I have the pleasure of working with some of our greatest athletes, helping them fuel up to be the best in the world and represent the United States in the Olympic Games.  These elite athletes use great nutrition choices to help fuel their performance.  But fueling your performance shouldn’t be limited to elite athletes.  Nutrition is...

Dew Tour Preview


BRECKENRIDGE, CO (Dec. 10) – Ski and Snowboard athletes from all around the world will descend upon Breckenridge, CO Dec. 11-14 to compete in the Dew Tour superpipe and slopestyle competitions. Confirmed is a long list of U.S. athletes, seven of whom had podium finishes last week at the U.S. Sprint Grand Prix. Breckenridge has hosted the tour...

2015 U.S. Revolution Tour Kicks Off at Copper


COPPER MOUNTAIN, CO (Dec. 8, 2014) – The U.S. Revolution Tour returns to Copper Mountain Dec. 15-19 for the first time in four years. The Copper stop will kick off the 2015 Revolution Tour season, giving the next generation of Olympic freeskiers and snowboarders a chance to compete on a world-class...

2015 U.S. Revolution Tour Kicks Off at Copper


COPPER MOUNTAIN, CO (Dec. 8, 2014) – The U.S. Revolution Tour returns to Copper Mountain Dec. 15-19 for the first time in four years. The Copper stop will kick off the 2015 Revolution Tour season, giving the next generation of Olympic freeskiers and snowboarders a chance to compete on a world-class slopestyle course and halfpipe venue. Young...

Women U.S. Riders Sweep Podium


COPPER MOUNTAIN, CO (Dec. 6) – The American riders put on an impressive early season showing at the Sprint U.S. Grand Prix Saturday, clinching five of the six podium spots. Veteran Kelly Clark led an American sweep on the women’s side with Taylor Gold taking home top honors for the men. The event marked the first season that FIS and the Grand...

U.S. Riders Strong in Qualifiers


Copper Mountain, CO (Dec. 4) – American halfpipe riders dominated an international field during the halfpipe snowboarding qualifiers at the 2014-15 Sprint U.S. Grand Prix in Copper Mountain, Colorado. Ben Ferguson (Bend, OR), Greg Bretz (Mammoth Lakes, CA) and Taylor Gold (Steamboat Springs, CO) picked up right where they left off last season,...

2015 U.S. Snowboarding Team Announced


COPPER MOUNTAIN, CO (Dec. 4)  – The 2015 U.S. Snowboarding halfpipe and slopestyle teams, led by Olympians Sage Kotsenburg (Park City, UT), Kelly Clark (West Dover, VT), Greg Bretz (Mammoth Lakes, CA) and Chas Guldemond (Truckee, CA), were announced today. New additions to the pro team this year included rookied-turned-pro sensations...

10 Ways To Help Avoid Injuries


Youth sports don’t involve the same combination of size, speed, power and aggression that can make professional sports so dangerous, but injuries still remain a natural part of the game.

Even though minor injuries are often unavoidable, at Liberty Mutual Insurance Play Positive™ we believe it is a...

Sprint U.S. Grand Prix Kicks Off At Copper Mountain


COPPER MOUNTAIN, CO (Nov. 26) – The Sprint U.S. Grand Prix returns to Copper Mountain, CO Dec. 1-6 to kick off the 2015 halfpipe season for both freeskiing and snowboarding. Copper Mountain and its 22-foot halfpipe have been a staple on the Grand Prix tour for the better part...

Mt. Hood Meadows Joins 2015 U.S. Revolution Tour


Park City, UT (Nov. 24) – Mt. Hood Meadows will be joining a stacked resort roster as the fourth and final stop of the 2015 U.S. Revolution Tour. A leader in the Northwest halfpipe and park scene for decades, Mt. Hood Meadows is continuing its commitment to progressive riding by joining up with the U.S....