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

Snowboard pioneer Jake Burton Carpenter dies at 65

Thursday, November 21st, 2019

Snowboard pioneer Jake Burton Carpenter has died at 65.

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

Saturday, November 2nd, 2019
Nicolas Laframboise

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

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

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

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


Long-awaited bronze medal sparks Canada’s Kevin Hill to keep ‘going hard’

Friday, March 15th, 2019

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.

Road to the Olympic Games: World Cup snowboard cross

Wednesday, March 13th, 2019

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 snowboard cross World Cup in Veysonnaz, Switzerland.

Watch World Cup snowboard big air from Quebec

Wednesday, March 13th, 2019

Watch as some of the world's best snowboarders compete at the World Cup stop in Quebec.