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Lake Louise Withdraws from 2014-2015 Snowboard World Cup

The second Snowboard Cross at Lake Louise (first ever took place Dec 2013) won’t take place this season. Local Organizers had to withdraw their competitions (Dec 19 – 20, 2014) from the calendar. As a result, FIS is currently looking for a replacement for the current season. Due to the lack of time, a possible […]

Park City Will Host 2019 FIS Freestyle Ski & Snowboard World Championships

  Arielle Gold (Sebastian Marko/Red Bull Content Pool) Park City, Utah (USA) was unanimously elected as host of the 2019 FIS Freestyle Ski & Snowboard World Championships. Park City was the only place which bid for the 2019 FIS Freestyle Ski & Snowboard World Championships. It had previously hosted the ski and snowboard events in […]

2014 Snowboard Cross World Cup: Maltais interview

Dominique Maltais (CAN) talks about winning the World Cup title in Women’s Snowboard Cross.

2014 Snowboard Cross World Cup: Maltais wins Women’s Snowboard Cross

Dominique Maltais (CAN) wins a gold medal in the Women’s Snowboard Cross. She previously won gold for the Snowboard Cross in 1012 in Aspen.

2014 Snowboard Cross World Cup: Cordi interview

Fabio Cordi (ITA) talks about winning the World Cup title in Men’s Snowboard Cross.

2014 Snowboard Cross World Cup: Cordi wins Men’s Snowboard Cross

Fabio Cordi (ITA) wins the Gold for the Men’s Snowboard Cross.

2014 FIS Snowboard World Cup: Veysonnaz, Switzerland: Snowboard Cross

On March 10 and 11, 2014, Veysonnaz, Switzerland, will host the single race which was cancelled last January.

2014 Winter Olympics Sochi: Snowboard Cross: Jacbellis wins

After winning a quarterfinal, Lindsey Jacobellis (USA) wipes out in a semi, ending her chances for Gold.

Countdown To Sochi: Winter 101: Ski & Snowboard Cross

Four athletes racing down the hill, taking bumps and jumps as they come, all while trying to avoid crashing into the person speeding less than a foot on either side of them. In this week’s Winter 101 we break down ski and snowboard cross.

2014 FIS Snowboard Slopesyle World Cup: Stoneham: Bergrem 3rd

Torgeir Bergrem (NOR) finished win a best score of 83, missing 2nd place by 4.5 points. Bergrem picks up his first career world cup podium and now sits in 5th place in the overall standings.

2014 FIS Snowboard Slopesyle World Cup: Stoneham: O’Connor crashes

Ireland’s Seamus O’Connor hit the snow hard as the front end of his snowboard clipped the landing ramp, causing him to hit the ground face first. O’Connor was down of several minutes after the crash but was eventually able to stand up.

2014 FIS Snowboard Slopesyle World Cup: Stoneham: Mattsson 2nd

Niklas Mattsson (NOR) finished with a best score of 87.5, losing to race winner Maxence Parrot (CAN) by 7 points. Mattsson was 28th in his previous slopestyle at Copper Mountain and now sits in 3rd place in the slopestyle standings.

2014 FIS Snowboard Slopesyle World Cup: Stoneham: Stoneham: Gasser 3rd

Anna Gasser (AUT) finished with a score of 84.25, missing 2nd place by just 1 point. Winning the bronze was huge for Gasser, as she picks up her first career world cup podium.

2014 FIS Snowboard Slopesyle World Cup: Stoneham: Parrot wins

Canadian Maxence Parrot won the men’s slopestyle with a run 1 high score of 94.5, beating 2nd place snowboarder Niklas Matsson by 7 points. Parrot finished 19th in his previous slopestyle at Copper Mountain.

2014 FIS Snowboard Slopesyle World Cup: Stoneham: Maas 2nd

Cheryl Maas (NED) finished the day with a best run 1 score of 85.25, losing to Christy Prior (NZL) by 4.4 points. Maas finished 6th in her previous slopestyle at Copper Mountain.

2014 FIS Snowboard Slopesyle World Cup: Stoneham: Prior wins

Christy Prior picked up her first slopestyle win of the season after she won with a run 2 best score of 89.75. Prior sits in third in the Slopestyle standings with 1379 points.

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

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.

2014 Snowboard Half-pipe World Cup: Stoneham: Ryo Aono wins

With none of the Americans coming out to play in the last event, Ryo Aono (JPN) gets his 7th career World Cup win and claims Bronze in the World Cup

2014 Snowboard Half-pipe World Cup: Stoneham: Rana Okada wins

Women’s Snowboard Half-pipe World Cup, With none of the Americans coming out to play in the last event, Rana Okada (JPN) manages her first world cup win, heading a Japanese sweep and finish 3rd overall.

2014 Snowboard Half-pipe World Cup: Stoneham: Furihata 2nd

With none of the Americans coming out to play in the last event, Yuki Furihata (JPN) takes 2nd, her first World Cup podium and finishes the season ranked 5th.

2014 Snowboard Half-pipe World Cup: Stoneham: Jan Scherrer 2nd

With none of the Americans coming out to play in the last event, Jan Scherrer (SUI) takes 2nd and finishes the season in 10th place.

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 Snowboard Cross World Cup: Lake Louise: Crashes

Check out all the unlucky wipe outs from the second race of the season.

2013 Snowboard Cross World Cup: Lake Louise: Hughes wins

Men’s Snowboard Cross, Jarryd Hughes (AUS) gets his first World Cup victory and claims the lead in the World Cup after two races.

2013 Snowboard Cross World Cup: Lake Louise: Jacobellis wins

Women’s Snowboard Cross, Seven time X Game winner Lindsey Jacobellis (USA) wins the second race of the new season and is now second in the World Cup.

2013 Snowboard World Cup: Lake Louise, Canada: Snowboard Cross

The 2013 Lake Louise Snowboard Cross World Cup is the first year for this new annual event; where we bring world class competition to the adventure capital of Canada.

Winter 101: Snowboarding Half Pipe

In this week’s Winter 101 we break down several common snowboarding half pipe tricks. We tell you their name, how to do them, and give you the inside track to watching the high-flying tricks in Sochi.

Dick’s Winter Gear Guide: Calling All Snowboarders!

On this episode, we get expert tips on weather resistant attire and the top pick of snowboards, especially for grooming and carving down the 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 Snowboard Slopestyle: Maas gets 3rd

Cheryl Maas (NED) finished with a run 1 best score of 80.5, missing the 2nd place spot by 6.5. Maas finished 11th in the 2006 Winter Olympics.

2013 Winter Games: Women’s Snowboard Slopestyle: Jones gets 2rd

Jenny Jones (GBR) finished the day with a run 1 best score of 87, trailing winner Jamie Anderson by 7.75 points. Jones is a 2 time X Games gold medalist.

2013 Winter Games: Women’s Snowboard Slopestyle: American Anderson wins

22 year old American Jamie Anderson finished with the best score of the day in her first run with a score of 94.74. Anderson is a 4 times X Games gold medalist.

2013 Winter Games: Women’s Snowboard Slopestyle: Having fun during a course hold

Here is a look at how the competitors of Women’s Snowboard Slopestyle kept warm and entertained during a long course hold in heat 1.

2013 Winter Games: Women’s Snowboard Slopestyle: Blouin crashes

Laurie Blouin (CAN) took a hard crash during heat 1 at the midway point of her run. Blouin received a score of 25 for the run and finished the day 21st overall.

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 FIS Snowboarding World Cup: Men’s Slopestyle: Tyler Nicholson crashes

Going into his 2nd run, Tyler Nicholson (CAN) was determined to beat his first round score of 18.50. Nicholson ran into trouble as he lost control on a jump causing him to land hard on his side.

2013 FIS Snowboarding World Cup: Men’s Slopestyle: Niklas Mattsson crashes

Niklas Mattsson (SWE) took a hard crash in his 1st run, slamming his helmet against the snow. Mattsson was able to ride away but still looked a bit shaken up as he did not compete in run 2. .

2013 FIS Snowboarding World Cup: Men’s Slopestyle: Yuuki Kadono becomes champ

Yuuki Kadono (JPN) dominated the last Slopstyle of the season, finishing with scores of 88 and 94. Kadono finished his winning season with 1400 WC points. Sven Thorgen finished 2nd with 1250.

2013 FIS Snowboarding World Cup: Men’s Slopestyle: Eric Beauchemin top American

Eric Beauchemin (USA) finished the last Slopestyle of the season with a best score of 30, placing him 15th in the event. Beauchemin finished 10th in the overall standing.

2013 FIS Snowboard World Cup: Sierra Nevada: Slopestyle Ladies + Men Race

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 FIS Snowboardcross World Cup: Final: Crashes

From wipe-outs to crashes and collisons, even some poor guy going over the fence, snowboardcross proves to be a rough sport.

2013 FIS Snowboardcross World Cup: Final: Vaultier wins

Pierre Vaultier (FRA) earned just two wins of the day, luckily one was the final, giving him the last win of the season and moving him up to 9th as the season ends.

FIS Snowboard World Cup: Sierra Nevada: Snowboard Cross Men + Ladies Race

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 FIS Snowboarding World Cup: Sierra Nevada: Kummer interview

With the final Snowboard Parallel Giant Slalom cancelled, Patrizia Kummer (SUI) misses her chance to win that Globe, but she does walk off with the overall World Cup title.

2013 FIS Snowboarding World Cup: Sierra Nevada: Fischanller interview

With the final Snowboard Parallel Giant Slalom canceled, Roland Fischnaller (ITA) walks off with the overall World Cup title.

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 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).

 
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