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2014 Winter Olympics Sochi: Freestyle Halfpipe: Bowman wins

Scoring 89.00 in her second run, Maddie Bowman claims gold for the USA.

2014 FIS Snowboard World Cup: Stoneham, Quebec, Canada: Halfpipe

Slopestyle, big air and halfpipe will feature technical aerials, stylish maneuvers and snowboardcross. Parallel giant slalom & parallel slalom will show athletes going head to head to crown the fastest snowboarder on the slopes of Stoneham Mountain.

2013 New Zealand Winter Games: Hirano wins Snowboard Halfpipe

With a massive first run of 92.25, Ayumu Hirano (JPN) wins by .50 over teammate Taku Hiraoka, but 9.75 ahead of third place Christain Haller (SUI).

2013 New Zealand Winter Games: Bleiler 3rd in Snowboard Halfpipe

Gretchen Bleiler (USA) claims 3rd place in Women’s Snowboard Halfpipe, with 85.25 on her second run.

2013 New Zealand Winter Games: Clark wins Snowboard Halfpipe

Kelly Clark (USA) kills in her second run of the Women’s Snowboard Halfpipe, scoring 89.50 to win by 4 points over Xuetong Cai (CHN)

2013 Winter Games: Women’s Freestyle Ski Halfpipe World Cup: Jaeger gets 3rd

Mirjam Jaeger (SUI) finished the day with a run 1 score of 74.8 after weather conditions prevented a run 2. Jaeger was 5.2 points out of 2nd place.

2013 Winter Games: Women’s Freestyle Ski Halfpipe World Cup: American Vanlaanen gets 2nd

After weather conditions prevented a run 2, American Angeli Vanlaanen finished with a run 1 score of 80, losing to fellow american Devin Login by 4.6 points.

2013 Winter Games: Women’s Freestyle Ski Halfpipe World Cup: American Logan wins

After poor weather conditions prevented a run 2, American Devin Logan won with a run 1 score of 84.6. Fellow American Angeli Vanlaanen took 2nd.

2013 Winter Games: Men’s Freestyle Ski Halfpipe World Cup: American Seaton 3rd

Taylor Seaton (USA) finished with a score of 79.4, trailing fellow American Blunck by 4.4 for the 2nd spot. Due to weather issues skiers were unable to receive a run 2.

2013 Winter Games: Men’s Freestyle Ski Halfpipe World Cup: American Blunck 2nd

Aaron Blunck (USA) finished with a score of 83.8 after his first run, trailing winner Kemppainen (FIN) by 2.8 points. Due to weather issues skiers were unable to receive a run 2.

2013 Winter Games: Men’s Freestyle Ski Halfpipe World Cup: Antti-Jussi Kemppainen wins

After bad weather prevented a 2nd run, Antti-Jussi Kemppainen (FIN) won with a run 1 score of 86.6. Kemppainen was 6th in the 2012 Dew Tour.

2013 FIS Snowboard Halfpipe World Cup: Final: crashes

It’s the end of the season and Pavel Kharitonov (RUS), Stephanie Magiros (AUS), Kim-Rune Hansen (NOR) and Nikita Avtaneev (RUS) end it with some brusies, here’s hoping they are all better for next year.

2013 FIS Snowboard Halfpipe World Cup: Final: Rodriguez and Korpi win

Sophie Rodriguez (FRA) and Janne Korpi
(FIN) nail the winning runs in their first runs with a 82.50 and 91.00. Rodriguez was 3rd in the year and Korpi was 6th.

2013 FIS Snowboard World Cup: Sierra Nevada: Halfpipe

Sierra Nevada literally means “Snowy Mountain Range”, and it includes some of the highest peaks in Europe, not to mention the highest concentration of peaks over 3,000m in the country.

2013 Snowboard Arctic Challenge: Oslo: Halfpipe: Podladtchikov interview

Iouri Podladtchikov (SUI) talks about his end-of-the-season win.

2013 Snowboard Arctic Challenge: Oslo: Halfpipe: Podladtchikov wins

Despite bailing on the third run, Iouri Podladtchikov (SUI) takes the victory as the only one to crack 90 points, with 90.28 on his second run.

2013 Snowboard Arctic Challenge: Oslo: Halfpipe: Yiwei 2nd

Yiwei Zhang (CHN) hits 85.48 in his last run to climb onto the podium, 4.8 points out of first.

2013 Snowboard Arctic Challenge: Oslo: Halfpipe: Vito 6th

Louie Vito (USA) could only stick his first run, scoring 74.13, good enough for 6th place, putting him off the podium by 10.35 points.

2013 FIS Freestyle Skiing World Championship: Oslo-Tryvann: Men’s Ski Halfpipe: David Wise interview

Halfpipe world champion David Wise talks about his strategy to winning.

2013 FIS Freestyle Skiing World Championship: Oslo-Tryvann: Women’s Ski Halfpipe: Virginie Faivre interview

Virginie Faivre talks about the risk involved in the sport of Halfpipe Skiing as she looks forward to getting to compete at Sochi.

2013 FIS Freestyle Skiing World Championship: Oslo-Tryvann: Men’s Halfpipe: Aaron Blunck crashes

16 year old Aaron Blunck looked like he was putting together a wining run until he lost his balance after his final trick and hit the ground hard. Blunck would finish 6th in the competition.

2013 FIS Freestyle Skiing World Championship: Oslo-Tryvann: Women’s Halfpipe: Marie Martinod crashes

Marie Martinod (FRA) crashed in her 2nd run after hitting the top of the halfpipe and loosing a ski. Martinod was able to walk away under her own power and finished 5th overall.

2013 FIS Freestyle Skiing World Championship: Oslo-Tryvann: Women’s Halfpipe: Caradeux takes silver

Anais Caradeux (SUI) finished with a best score of 80.6 in her first run, narrowly beating out 3rd place Ayana Onozuka (JPN) by just .2 points.

2013 FIS Freestyle Skiing World Championship: Oslo-Tryvann: Women’s Halfpipe: Virginie Faivre wins

Virginie Faivre (SUI) finished with a best score of 83.8 in her seconds run, beating out 2nd place Anais Caradeux (FRA). Faivre was previously the world champion in 2009.

2013 FIS Freestyle Skiing World Championship: Oslo-Tryvann: Men’s Halfpipe: Torin Yater-Wallace gets silver

17 year old Torin Yater-Wallace finished with a score of 95.6, losing to fellow American Davis Wise by just .6 points. Yater-Wallace finished 1st in his previous Halpipe event at the World Cup.

2013 FIS Freestyle Skiing World Championship: Oslo-Tryvann: Men’s Halfpipe: David Wise wins

David Wise won his first Halfpipe title when he finished with a score of 96.2 in his first run. Although this is his first world title, Wise is a four time U.S Champion.

2013 Burton US Snowboard Open: Vail: Halfpipe: Shaun White Interview

Shaun White talks about his win and what’s next.

2013 Burton US Snowboard Open: Vail: Halfpipe: Hirano 2nd

On his second run the teenage sensation Ayumu Hirano (JPN) posted a 87.40, which was good enough for second, 8.18 points behind the great Shaun White (USA).

2013 Burton US Snowboard Open: Vail: Halfpipe: Shaun White wins

Snowboard star Shaun White (USA) gets his 5th career win with his second run scoring 95.58 points, he was the only one to crack 90 points.

2013 Burton US Snowboard Open: Vail: Halfpipe: Vito 3rd

Louie Vito (USA) couldn’t improve upon his first run, but it was good enough to put him on the podium with 79.58 points, making it by 1.78 points.

2013 Burton US Snowboard Open: Vail: Halfpipe: Shaw crashes

In his first run Spencer Shaw (USA) wipes out hard, but he manages to get back up and finish in 10th place.

2013 Burton US Snowboard Open: Vail: Halfpipe: Castellet crashes hard

The lone European in the final, Queralt Castellet (ESP) hits the roof hard in her second run and has to sit out on her third run.

2013 Burton US Snowboard Open: Vail: Halfpipe: Teter 2nd

Once again, Hanna Teter, who has won just about everything, fails to take the top spot in the US Open. She roared back with a big second run for 82.13 points, but was 2.32 shy of the lead.

2013 Burton US Snowboard Open: Vail: Halfpipe: Clark wins 6th

Scoring a big 84.45 on her first run, Kelly Clark (USA) wins a record six US Opens by 2.32 points.

2013 Snowboard World Cup: Sochi: Halfpipe: Hollingsworth 4th

Ellery Hollingsworth (USA) just misses the podium by 3.5 points.

2013 Snowboard World Cup: Sochi: Halfpipe: Kelly Clark wins

Kelly Clark leads the American team with the win scoring 88.25 points, it’s her third podium and second win this season.

2013 Snowboard World Cup: Sochi: Halfpipe: Lago 3rd

Scott Lago (USA) pickes up his second podium finish of the year, 7 points out of first.

2013 Snowboard World Cup: Sochi: Halfpipe: Hiraoka wins

Taku Hiraoka (JPN) the only one to score in the 90’s, gets the win by 5.75 points, taking his second podium and first win of the season.

2013 FIS Snowboarding Halfpipe Championship: Podladtchikov wins

Iouri Podladtchikov (SUI) scores a 94.25 in his second run to get the win by .5 points, an improvement from his 2nd place finish last time.

2013 FIS Snowboarding Halfpipe Championship: Hiraoka 2nd

Although he improved with each run, Taku Hiraoka (JPN) fell .5 points short of victory, settling for silver.

2013 FIS Snowboarding Halfpipe Championship: Arielle Gold wins

Arielle Gold (USA) wins the gold, the first American to win the Halfpipe championship since Kim Stacey in 1999.

2013 FIS Snowboarding Halfpipe Championship: Shaw 12th

As the lone American in the final, Spencer Shaw had two weak runs and finishes 12th, 65.25 points off the podium.

2013 FIS Snowboarding Halfpipe Championship: Crawford 2nd

Holly Crawford (AUS) the defending champ takes Silver this year, with 77.25 in her second run, 1.75 points behind.

2013 FIS Snowboarding Halfpipe Championship: Rodriguez 3rd

Sophie Rodriguez (FRA) takes 3rd, scoring 72.50 on her first Halfpipe run, out of first by 6.5.

2013 Snowboard World Championships: Halfpipe

Judges each give the rider’s completed run an overall impression score. The runs are evaluated using several criteria including the sequence of tricks the rider performs, the amount of risk in the run and how the rider uses the pipe.

SNWBD World Championship Halfpipe Final from Olso, Norway

SNWBD World Championship Halfpipe Final from Olso, Norway

SNWBD Burton US Open Halfpipe Final from Vermont, USA

SNWBD Burton US Open Halfpipe Final from Vermont, USA

2012 Burton US Open: Women’s Halfpipe from Calgary

It’s the 30th Anniversary of the Burton US Open Snowboarding Championships.

2014 FIS Freestlye World Cup: Are, Sweden: Men & Ladies Ski Cross Finals

The FIS Freestyle Skiing World Cup is an annual freestyle skiing competition, arranged by the International Ski Federation (FIS) since 1980. The events currently include Moguls, Aerials, Ski cross, Halfpipe and Slopestyle competitions.

Thrills on Russian ice, Ukraine athlete leaves in protest

PHOTO CREDIT: CREDIT: REUTERS/ISSEI KATO (Reuters) – The women’s figure skaters provided a thrilling climax to Thursday’s Winter Olympics action when Russian Adelina Sotnikova claimed gold, but a skier’s decision to pull out of the Games in protest was a reminder of the crisis in neighboring Ukraine. Seventeen-year-old Sotnikova was second going into the free skating program, and […]

Protest group crashes Russia’s Olympics party, Norway strike gold

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/SHAMIL ZHUMATOV (Reuters) – Members of Russian protest group Pussy Riot crashed the Sochi Olympic party on Tuesday when they were detained at a police station, briefly diverting the world’s gaze from snowboarders and skiers who braved thick fog and rain to race. Five group members were among those held for around three hours […]

Wanted: America’s next winter sports superstar

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/JOSHUA LOTT (Reuters) – The absence of injured skier Lindsey Vonn and the shock dethroning of snowboarder Shaun White have created a gaping hole for a new American sporting superstar to fill and grab sponsors’ gold from Sochi. The Olympics give huge exposure to athletes from beyond America’s staple sports of basketball, football and baseball, but […]

Drama in Russian mountains as Winter Games get first downhill tie

  PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/KAI PFAFFENBACH (Reuters) – In a finish a Hollywood scriptwriter would struggle to match, the women’s downhill at Russia’s Winter Olympicsproduced a tie for gold for the first time on Wednesday, in a thrilling start to the fifth full day of competition. Despite clear skies and mild temperatures, complaints about slushy snow conditions in […]

White out of slopestyle as Sochi opening nears

  PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/MIKE BLAKE (Reuters) – The Sochi Olympics were dealt a blow two days before the opening ceremony when American snowboarding star Shaun White pulled out of the slopestyle event due to safety concerns, highlighting the real dangers athletes face in extreme winter sports. The news came as organizers scramble to deal with teething problems […]

White opts out of X Games due to Sochi

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS (Reuters) – Olympic snowboarding champion Shaun White has decided not to compete at this week’s X Games in Aspen in order to focus on his preparations for the Sochi Winter Games, ESPN reported on Wednesday. The 27-year-old Californian, who won gold in the men’s halfpipe at each of the past two Winter Olympics, will represent […]

 
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