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

Women’s snowboard slopestyle final delayed by high winds

Sunday, February 11th, 2018
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The start of the Olympic women's slopestyle snowboarding final has been delayed due to weather conditions at windswept Phoenix Park.

U.S. star Chloe Kim poised to be present and future of women’s snowboarding

Sunday, February 11th, 2018
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Only 17, Chloe Kim is dominating women's halfpipe snowboarding. The American star continues to rewrite the record books and an Olympic gold medal is just about the only thing missing from her list of accolades.

Rivalry fuels Max Parrot, Mark McMorris to Olympic podium

Sunday, February 11th, 2018
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It's no secret that Canadian snowboard stars Max Parrot and Mark McMorris are rivals as much as teammates. But the two used that friction to capture silver and bronze medals, respectively, on Sunday at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang,

Women’s snowboard slopestyle qualification moved to Monday

Saturday, February 10th, 2018
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Women's snowboard slopestyle qualification was cancelled due to inclement weather conditions on Sunday.

Parrot, McMorris claim Canada’s 1st medals, take silver and bronze in snowboard slopestyle

Saturday, February 10th, 2018
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Max Parrot and Mark McMorris won Canada's first two medals of the 2018 Winter Olympics, claiming silver and bronze respectively in the men's snowboard slopestyle final.

Canada’s Laurie Blouin cleared to compete after snowboard training crash

Saturday, February 10th, 2018
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Canadian snowboarder Laurie Blouin has been cleared to compete in the women's snowboard slopestyle after suffering an apparent head injury in training on Friday.

High-flying snowboard crew poised to deliver Canada’s 1st medal of Games

Saturday, February 10th, 2018
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Canada could win its first medal at Pyeongchang in snowboard slopestyle. All four of Canada's men have qualified for tonight's 12-man final starting at 8 p.m. ET.

Canada’s Laurie Blouin to be re-evaluated day after nasty crash

Saturday, February 10th, 2018
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Canadian snowboarder Laurie Blouin will be re-evaluated by team medical staff a day after suffering an apparent head injury after a nasty training fall at the Pyeongchang Olympics.

Canadian snowboarder Sebastien Toutant qualifies for slopestyle final

Friday, February 9th, 2018
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Canadian snowboarder Sebastien Toutant didn't finish his second run, but was able to advance to the slopestyle final at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea on the strength of a solid first run.

Reigning halfpipe champ Iouri Podladtchikov won’t defend Olympic title

Friday, February 9th, 2018
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Olympic halfpipe champion Iouri Podladtchikov won't defend his title because of injuries he suffered last month at the Winter X Games.