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

Canadian snowboarder Jasey-Jay Anderson mum on whether he’ll compete at record 7th Olympic games

Thursday, December 5th, 2019
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Jasey-Jay Anderson is Canada's most decorated snowboarder of all time, and in terms of Olympic Games representation and World Cup starts. Let’s see what the Mont-Tremblant, Que., native  is up to and whether we will see him at a seventh Olympic games?

Nic Laframboise joins talented group of Canadian big air snowboarders

Wednesday, December 4th, 2019
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Nic Laframboise is following the footsteps of his overarching teammates, Mark McMorris, Sébastien Toutant, Darcy Sharpe and Max Parrot who have all won major events early in their careers.

Snowboard pioneer Jake Burton Carpenter dies at 65

Thursday, November 21st, 2019
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Snowboard pioneer Jake Burton Carpenter has died at 65.

Canadians win gold, silver medals at Modena big air World Cup

Saturday, November 2nd, 2019
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Snowboarder Nicolas Laframboise won gold, Mark McMorris earned silver, and Brooke Voigt won silver in the women's competition at the big air World Cup event in Modena, Italy on Saturday.

Canada’s Max Parrot cancer-free, back on top of podium in big air

Saturday, August 31st, 2019
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Canadian snowboarder Max Parrot won the big air gold medal at X Games Oslo on Saturday in his first competition since being declared cancer-free two months ago.

Snowboard star Max Parrot cleared for liftoff after cancer scare

Wednesday, July 24th, 2019
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Given the all-clear after cancer treatment, Canadian snowboarder Max Parrot is pushing himself hard in training to compete in an X Games big air event next month.

Encouraging cancer treatment has snowboarder Max Parrot aiming for August return

Thursday, May 9th, 2019
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Canadian snowboarder Max Parrot has some ambitious plans for the summer once he wraps up chemotherapy treatments in late June.

Watch the World Ski & Snowboard Festival from Whistler

Thursday, April 11th, 2019
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Watch live action from the World Ski & Snowboard Festival from Whistler, B.C., beginning on Friday at 7:30 p.m. ET.

Laurie Blouin caps World Cup season with silver in snowboard big air

Saturday, March 16th, 2019
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Long-awaited bronze medal sparks Canada’s Kevin Hill to keep ‘going hard’

Friday, March 15th, 2019
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In 2016, a World Cup silver medal reaffirmed Kevin Hill's status among the top snowboard cross athletes in the world. For the next three years, podiums eluded the Vernon, B.C., native. But a recent third-place finish has Hill feeling confident once again.