Archive for the ‘Sports/Olympics/Winter Sports/Snowboard’ Category

Surprise medals bode well for Canada’s snowboard future

Sunday, February 25th, 2018

Canada's snowboard team hit the slopes and soared to new heights in Pyeongchang. A pair of surprise medallists in Sebastien Toutant and Laurie Blouin helped Canada establish a new record in snowboarding medals at a single Olympics.

Overall World Cup leaders Vaultier, Moioli win final race before Olympics

Sunday, February 4th, 2018

Overall leaders Pierre Vaultier and Michela Moioli won snowboard cross races on Sunday in the final World Cup before the Winter Olympics.

Canada’s Zoe Bergermann scores snowboard cross silver

Saturday, February 3rd, 2018

Zoe Bergermann raced to a silver medal in snowboard cross at the World Cup event in Feldberg, Germany, on Saturday.

Road to the Olympic Games: World Cup snowboard cross sprint

Friday, February 2nd, 2018

Watch Road to the Olympic Games, our weekly program spotlighting the best high-performance athletes from Canada and around the world. On this week's edition of the program, watch action from the World Cup snowboard cross sprint event in Germany.

Watch World Cup snowboard cross from Germany

Friday, February 2nd, 2018
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Watch as World Cup snowboard cross stars go for gold in Feldberg, Germany.

Mark McMorris’ return to form from near-fatal crash ‘pretty special’

Wednesday, January 31st, 2018
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Canadian snowboarder Mark McMorris has overcome a laundry list of injuries, but is back in form heading into Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang.

Reigning Olympic halfpipe champ Iouri Podladtchikov injured at Winter X Games

Sunday, January 28th, 2018

Olympic snowboarding champion Iouri Podladtchikov slammed hard into the top edge of the halfpipe at Sunday night's Winter X Games and was taken off the course on a stretcher.

Sharpe, McMorris reach snowboard slopestyle podium at Winter X Games

Saturday, January 27th, 2018

For a second straight year, Marcus Kleveland took home gold in the men's snowboard slopestyle competition at the Winter X Games in Aspen, Colo. The Norwegian edged out Canadians Darcy Sharpe (91.00) and Mark McMorris (90.00) with a second run score of 93.66.

Canada’s Chris Robanske scores snowboard cross silver

Saturday, January 27th, 2018

Calgary's Chris Robanske raced to a silver medal in snowboard cross at the World Cup event in Bansko, Bulgaria on Saturday.

Max Parrot flies to 3rd straight snowboard big air gold at Winter X Games

Friday, January 26th, 2018

For the second straight year, Canada's Max Parrot edged Norway's Marcus Kleveland to win snowboard big air gold at the Winter X Games.