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

Canadian O’Dine just misses podium at 1st World Cup snowboard cross event

Saturday, September 9th, 2017
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Canada's Meryeta O'Dine came in just shy of the podium at the first women's snowboard cross World Cup event of the season on Saturday in Cerro Catedral, Argentina.

Shaun White crashes, withdraws from snowboarding season opener: reports

Wednesday, September 6th, 2017
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Two-time Olympic snowboarding gold medallist Shaun White crashed while training in New Zealand and withdrew from the opening of the FIS World Cup, according to multiple reports.

Darcy Sharpe wins slopestyle silver at FIS World Cup

Monday, September 4th, 2017
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Darcy Sharpe won Canada's third medal at the FIS freestyle World Cup by capturing silver in the men's slopestyle event on Monday.

Recovering Mark McMorris heads Down Under as push to Olympics begins

Tuesday, August 29th, 2017
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Canadian snowboarder Mark McMorris is flying to Australia Tuesday night to get back on his snowboard and begin his Olympic podium push, five months after suffering a horrific injury in an off-trail crash near Whistler, B.C.

Canadian snowboarder Mark McMorris wins his 1st ESPY Award

Wednesday, July 12th, 2017
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The Regina native and reigning Olympic bronze medallist in slopestyle won the award as the best male action sports athlete.

Mark McMorris ‘feeling good’ after ‘gnarly’ snowboard crash that nearly killed him

Thursday, July 6th, 2017
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Canadian snowboarder Mark McMorris has always had an amazing ability to quickly recover from significant injuries. His comeback from a near-fatal crash in the B.C. backcountry earlier this year is just the latest example.

Snowboarder Mark McMorris nominated 4th time for ESPY award

Friday, June 30th, 2017
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Canadian snowboarder Mark McMorris has once again been nominated for a nESPY (Excellence in Sports Performance Yearly) award.

Mark McMorris ‘happy to be alive and healing’

Wednesday, June 14th, 2017
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Canada's Mark McMorris says he's "really happy to be alive and to be healing" a few months after suffering serious injuries in a backcountry snowboard accident.

Mark McMorris posts before and after photo following life-threatening crash

Sunday, April 2nd, 2017
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Mark McMorris gave his fans an update a week after a life-threatening crash in the backwoods of British Columbia.

‘I almost died and now I’m trying to get better’: Mark McMorris on snowboard crash

Friday, March 31st, 2017
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Star Canadian snowboarder Mark McMorris says he "almost died" when he crashed going off a jump in the B.C. backcountry last weekend.