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Top Snowboardcross Athletes Take New Zealand

09/14/2012

WANAKA, New Zealand (Sept. 14) – U.S. Snowboarding’s top snowboardcross athletes, including double Olympic gold medalist Seth Wescott (Sugarloaf, ME), seven-time X Games gold medalist Nate Holland (Squaw Valley, ID) and...

U.S. Snowboarding Mourns Pioneer Tom Sims

09/13/2012

 

Top Resorts Host Sprint U.S. Grand Prix

08/31/2012

PARK CITY, UT (Aug. 31) – Strong international snowboarding and freeskiing fields are expected for the 2013 Sprint U.S. Grand Prix in a schedule announced by the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association this week. The Grand Prix enters its impressive 17th season with dual FIS World Cup status for halfpipe snowboarding as well as the newly added...

Nate Holland Boards for Breast Cancer

08/29/2012

Biking 28 miles – easy. Running 28 miles – hard. Skateboarding 28 miles – awesome! Six-time X Games medalist, Nate Holland hopped on his skateboard and went for a 28 mile cruse for Breast Cancer earlier this month.

Clark Wins First Olympic Qualifier

08/26/2012

WANAKA, New Zealand (Aug. 26) – Olympic gold medalist Kelly Clark (West Dover, VT) opened the 2014 Olympic Winter Games qualifying period for snowboarding with victory at the FIS World Cup halfpipe Sunday in Cardrona, New Zealand. Clark, who won double gold at the 2012 X Games, has...

Clark Takes Pipe Win at Burton High Fives

08/18/2012

 

WANAKA, New Zealand (Aug. 18) – Kelly Clark (West Dover, VT) started her season off on top of the podium at the Burton High Fives, the first halfpipe competition of the season. Kaitlyn Farrington (Bellevue, WA) rode strong and took third. The contest was set up in a jam style format with a one-hour window for riders to get their best...

Walker Third at Burton High Fives

08/17/2012

 

WANAKA, New Zealand (Aug. 17) – Fifteen-year-old Ty Walker (Stowe, VT) took third Friday at the season's first slopestyle contest, the Burton High Fives at Snow Park, New Zealand. The contest was set up in a jam style format that allowed for competitors to be scored on their best run out of a four. Walker, who struggled with nagging...

White's ESPY Streak Continues

07/12/2012

LOS ANGELES, CA (July 12) – Two-time Olympic gold medalist Shaun White (Carlsbad, CA) took home his fifth straight ESPY for Best Male Action Sport athlete and three time X Games gold medalist Jamie Anderson (South Lake Tahoe, CA) earned her first ESPY as Best Female Action Sport athlete Wednesday night during the 20th ESPYs.  The annual awards...

Clark Nominated for 2012 ESPY

06/28/2012

Clark Takes U.S. Navy F/A-18 Flight

06/20/2012

Fallon, NV (June 20) – Olympic halfpipe snowboarding gold medalist Kelly Clark (West Dover, VT) and two-time Olympic alpine skier Stacey Cook (Mammoth Mountain, CA) became copilots Tuesday...

Athlete Spotlight: Callan Chythlook-Sifsof

05/31/2012

Raised in Bristol Bay, AK, out in what Alaskans call the ''bush''—some 400 miles from Anchorage and accessible only by air or boat—Callan Chythlook-Sifsof landed on the snowboardcross scene in 2007 by winning the Visa U.S. Snowboardcross Championships and taking third in the first World Cup of her career. After improving year by year, an injury...

U.S. Snowboarding Utilizes Mammoth's Airbag

05/09/2012

MAMMOTH LAKES, CA (May 9) – Fifteen of the best riders in the world, including TTR halfpipe World Champion Kelly Clark (West Dover, VT), TTR slopestyle World Champion Chas Guldemond (Reno, NV) and top slopestyle rider Eric Willett (Breckenridge, CO), are utilizing the groundbreaking airbag technology at Mammoth Mountain during a weeklong U.S....

Monk and Davis Take Top Spots at Jr Worlds

03/31/2012

 

SIERRA NEVADA, Spain (March 31) – Californians Indigo Monk (Manhattan Beach, CA) and Brandon Davis (Mammoth Lakes, CA) took silver and bronze in slopestyle at the FIS Snowboarding Junior World Championships in Sierra Nevada. Monk and Davis’s spots helped to award the U.S. in the second overall Junior World Championship standing. The...

Gold Wins Jr. Worlds Halfpipe Title

03/27/2012

 

SIERRA NEVADA, Spain (March 27) – Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club star Arielle Gold (Steamboat Springs, CO) won her namesake with halfpipe victory Tuesday at the FIS Snowboarding Junior World Championships. It was the first win of the season for Gold, who took halfpipe silver at the inaugural Winter Youth Olympics in January....

Hernandez Takes Career First Podium

03/16/2012

VALMALENCO, Italy (March 16) – Young gun Jacqueline Hernandez (Londonderry, VT) took the women's snowboardcross win today for the first World Cup podium of her career – after only six career starts. U.S. Snowboarding's Nick Baumgartner (Iron River, MI) was seventh, Nate Holland (Squaw Valley, CA) placed ninth which locks him into third for the...

White, Anderson Sweep Slope Gold

03/16/2012

TIGNES, FRA (Mar. 16) – Olympian and double threat Shaun White (Carlsbad, CA) took his second gold at European X Games Friday in the slopestyle competition. He executed yet another almost perfect score with a 97.00 on his second run with three doubles. Jamie Anderson (South Lake Tahoe, CA) also mimicked the nearly perfect run of White to take...

White, Vito Go One-Two

03/15/2012

TIGNES, France (Mar. 15) – With a first run score of 98.00, Shaun White (Carlsbad, CA) took European X Games halfpipe gold Wednesday night in Tignes. His nearly perfect score and huge run included a massive cab double cork 1080 that landed White with his fourth win of the season. Sprint U.S. Snowboarding Grand Prix champion Louie Vito (Sandy,...

Berger, Callister win Rev Tour pipe

03/14/2012

MOUNT SNOW, VT (Mar. 14)—Under sunny skies with warm temperatures, U.S. Revolution Tour rookie Kelly Berger (Mammoth Lakes, CA) took her first U.S. Revolution Tour victory of 2011-2012 at Mount Snow, VT. Mount Bachelor Sports Education Foundation's Kent Callister (Bend, OR) took second at Mount Snow as well as the overall men's halfpipe title. ...

Clark Leads U.S. Sweep at X Games

03/14/2012

TIGNES, FRA (Mar. 14) – Under a starry French sky, U.S. Snowboarding swept the snowboard halfpipe podium at European X Games. Olympian Kelly Clark (West Dover, VT) soared to yet another victory with an enormous frontside 1080. Olympian,...

Tuttle Slides to His First Podium

03/14/2012

VALMALENCO, ITA. (Mar. 14) – Alex Tuttle (Sugarloaf, ME) took his first World Cup podium at the FIS Snowboard World Cup in Valmalenco, Italy. Stian Sivertzen of Norway won the event and Hagen Kearney (Telluride, CO) was fifth. The team looks to its final World Cup race on this Friday, March 16 in Valmalenco, Italy.

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