Former Canadian men's champion Jean-Michel Menard started his quest for a spot in the Olympic curling trials with an 8-5 win over Brendan Bottcher on Tuesday morning in Summerside P.E.I.
Sherry Middaugh defeated Winnipeg's Darcy Robertson 7-5 in the opening draw Monday at the Home Hardware Road to the Roar pre-trials curling competition at Credit Union Place.
How deep is the talent pool in Canadian curling? Put it this way: we need a separate tournament just to decide who gets to play in our Olympic trials. That's what 28 teams will be doing this week in Summerside, P.E.I., as they look to follow in the footsteps of 2014 Olympic champ Brad Jacobs.
Torstein Horgmo officially announced his departure from competitive snowboarding in his latest video blog. The post Torstein Horgmo retires from competitive snowboarding, including 2018 Olympics appeared first on GrindTV.com.
Some have prioritized sustainability, others ridable features, but each home is unique in its purpose and materials. The post Chill Zone: 3 snowboarders’ custom mountain abodes appeared first on GrindTV.com.
Curling Canada announced this morning the Scotties are coming back to Nova Scotia for the first time since 1992.
The competition jacket and pant are of a liquid metal look made with an exclusive iridescent silver fabric coated in fine aluminum. The post Burton unveils uniforms for 2018 US Olympic Snowboard Team appeared first on GrindTV.com.
For the skier looking for a little extra adventure this winter, whether it's exploring resorts across the country or spending more time in those right in their backyard, we've mapped out the best road trips for getting the most out of the M.A.X. Pass. The post The best skiing road trips for M.A.X. Season Pass holders appeared first on GrindTV.com.
POWDER takes a look at all of the materials that make up a pair of skis, giving information on the different types and constructions. The post What’s inside your skis? appeared first on GrindTV.com.
THE QUESTION hanging like a thought bubble over all our heads: How long must we wait for snow to slide on? Actually, we need not wait at all. Mt. Rose opened last weekend. And Boreal is about to. Other openings are below; for a crash course in what’s new on the mountains, check this out. And this,
Burton just launched their new 2018 Team USA Snowboarding uniforms inspired by NASA. Jake Burton, not always the biggest fan of snowboard team uniforms, has been very honored to outfit the team for the last four Olympics. Here is his explanation. “The sport of snowboarding is neither nationalistic nor team-oriented in nature; however, all of that […]
On Wednesday night, Burton Snowboards unveiled the uniforms that will be worn by the U.S. Snowboard Team at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang, at its flagship store in Manhattan. Company founder and chairman, Jake Burton was...Show More Summary
CBC Sports will offer live-streaming coverage of every draw of the Canadian mixed doubles curling trials from Jan. 2-7, 2018 in Portage la Prairie, Man. In addition, broadcast coverage of the final two days of the event, including the playoffs and final, will be available on CBC TV.
The mountains evoke images of lean, chiseled, hardy hunks who crunch couloirs for breakfast. After all, for many years, mountain air was considered an apt cure for any disease. Sure, you’ll be gulping up clean air by the lungful and these days, on any slopes, you’ll have a plethora of eye-candy, simply oozing swag. Show More Summary
To celebrate “100 Days to go” before the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeonChang, the FIS has released the mock-ups for the upcoming snowboard slopestyle course. The post 2018 Winter Olympic Snowboarding Slopestyle Course Plans Revealed appeared first on GrindTV.com.
There is something mesmerizing about a laid back soul carve. Borrowed from our surfing forefathers, an arching turn can look as cool as the most progressive trick and be perfected anywhere in the world from the wide open powder fields of Alaska to the corduroy groomers of Vermont. Show More Summary
TransWorld SNOWboarding's 2017 feature film, Arcadia, was honored this past weekend at the 10th annual iF3 Movie Awards, winning Movie of the Year and more. The post TransWorld SNOWboarding’s ‘Arcadia’ wins Film of the Year at 2017 iF3 Movie Awards appeared first on GrindTV.com.
With those elusive Brier and world titles finally under his belt, 2006 Olympic champ Brad Gushue can say he's accomplished everything in curling. Now that he's in control of his sport, and his life off the ice, there's just one thing left to do.
Go inside Julian Carr's thought process and carefully calculated planning before sending it off a 210-foot cliff in Switzerland. The post How pro skier Julian Carr tackled a 210-foot cliff appeared first on GrindTV.com.
In the 1990s when most of the major snowboard companies quit making Alpine race snowboards, one person stepped in and made boards for nearly everyone who still ran gates. His name was Chris Prior and the boards were Prior Snowboards. In later years, his namesake company came to make much more than race boards. Sadly, the […]