Archive for the ‘Sports/Olympics/Pyeongchang 2018/Snowboard’ Category

Get high and become a big air instant expert

Saturday, February 17th, 2018
Mark McMorris Big Air Snowboarding

Big air is about as straightforward a name as it gets for a sport, but that's where the simplicity ends as boarders only have one shot to showcase their creativity and skill. Here's everything you need to know to instantly become a big air expert.

Italian Michela Moioli wins gold medal in women’s snowboard cross

Thursday, February 15th, 2018

Michela Moioli, 22, emerged on top of a loaded field in the big final of women's snowboard cross at the Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea on Friday.

Snowboard cross crash leaves Austrian with broken neck

Thursday, February 15th, 2018

Markus Schairer of Austria is heading home for treatment after breaking his neck in a frightening crash during the Olympic men's snowboard cross quarter-finals Thursday in Pyeongchang.

France’s Vaultier defends Olympic gold in men’s snowboard cross

Thursday, February 15th, 2018

French snowboarder Pierre Vaultier repeated as Olympic gold medallist in men's snowboard cross Thursday in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

Injury forces Canada’s Baptiste Brochu out of men’s snowboard cross

Wednesday, February 14th, 2018

Canadian snowboarder Baptise Brochu has pulled out of the men's snowboard cross competition after suffering an injury in training.

Shaun White wins 3rd Olympic halfpipe gold

Tuesday, February 13th, 2018
Pyeongchang Olympics Snowboard Men

Shaun White put together an epic final run to claim his third gold medal in Olympic men's halfpipe, slicing through the grey South Korean sky on Wednesday to post a score of 97.75.

Shaun White’s near-perfect run lands him atop qualifying in men’s halfpipe

Tuesday, February 13th, 2018

American snowboarding legend Shaun White grabbed the top qualifying score in men's halfpipe on Tuesday in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

Chloe Kim takes gold in women’s halfpipe final as U.S. teen brigade marches on

Monday, February 12th, 2018

Chloe Kim's coronation is complete. The 17-year-old from Torrance, Calif., dominated the Olympic women's halfpipe snowboarding final on Tuesday, soaring to a gold medal four years in the making.

Trio of Canadians fail to advance to women’s halfpipe final

Monday, February 12th, 2018

All three Canadians in women's snowboard halfpipe failed to make it out of the qualification round at the Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, on Monday.

Determined Laurie Blouin captures snowboard slopestyle silver

Sunday, February 11th, 2018

Canadian Laurie Blouin won a silver medal in the women's snowboard slopestyle final amid extremely windy conditions on Monday in Pyeongchang, South Korea.