By Ivan Boyanov, IOC Young Reporter, Bulgaria The first stop on a long longed-for journey for one of Bulgaria’s biggest talents in snowboarding, Valentin Miladinov, is the Youth Olympic Games in Lillehammer. Born and raised in a small mountain city near Bulgaria’s capital Sofia, Samokov, the 16 year-old has been dreaming big for the last four years. Show More Summary
American snowboarder Jamie Anderson won the first ever slopstyle gold medal while competing in the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. It earned her instant fame, a first-class seat upgrade, (probably) a few more endorsement deals and — most...Show More Summary
Gretchen Bleiler, U.S. Olympic Snowboarder, has had an extraordinarily long career in a sport dominated by today’s youth. She credits her success and longevity to her dedication to fitness training. Place an exercise ball between your ankles and then raise the ball into the air roughly 12-18 inches high.
Olympic and X Games gold medalist Shaun White has sold his house in Hollywood Hills West for $2.3 million.
The 24-year-old Olympic gold medal-winning snowboarder reveals how yoga helps her balance on and off the slopes. The post Yoga for Snowboarders: Get the Ninja-Like Edge appeared first on Yoga Journal.
With no support from the snowboard industry. And no support from USSA. Alpine snowboard racer Jason Reiter is taking his fight to get snowboarding racing back into the Olympics to the courts by suing the International Olympic Committee, according to a Jason Blevins story in the Denver Post. Reiter’s lawsuit targets the scheduling of the […]
It seems as though the “Chi-coms” have found a new right “enumerated in the penumbras” of human history. The right to snowboard.
Star snowboarder Shaun White has listed his three-bed, three-bath home just off the Strip in the Hollywood Hills for $2.195 million. He snagged the quintessential Mid-Century home, built in 1963, for $1.7 million back in 2009. A long driveway leads to the contemporary, single-level home. With spectacular views of the bright [...]
The following events were added to the 2018 Olympic programme: curling mixed doubles (M&W); speed skating mass start (M/W); Alpine skiing nations team event (M&W); and snowboard big air (M/W). The changes reflect the continued evolution of the Winter Olympic programme and build on the success of recent editions of the Games. Show More Summary
Olympic and X Games gold medalist Shaun White has listed his oceanfront home in Encinitas for lease at $12,500 a month -- offering a glimpse inside the newly renovated residence that the professional snowboarder, skateboarder and entrepreneur purchased in 2012.
The IOC has approved new events in snowboarding, alpine skiing, speed skating and curling for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.
The International Olympic Committee approved four new events for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang: mixed doubles curling (!), mass (...)
Four events are added to the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, including snowboard big air.
The 2018 Winter Olympics will now feature Big Air in snowboarding, mass start in speedskating, mixed doubles in curling and a team skiing event. The International Olympic Committee approved four new events on Monday for the 2018 Winter...Show More Summary
In its continuing efforts to make the Olympics more palatable to younger viewers, the International Olympic Committee has approved four new sports for the 2018 Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea: Big Air in snowboarding, mass start in speedskating, mixed doubles in curling and a team skiing event. To make room, the IOC voted to […]
Pete talks with the halfpipe phenom who won a gold medal in 2006 and placed fourth at the Sochi Games. From The Pete Holmes Show
A woman who had a security clearance at one of Canada's largest air force bases, and a former Olympic snowboarder are among the 15 people charged in connection with the case.
Professional snowboarder, Sage Kotsenburg, is well known for developing new tricks. He won an Olympic gold medal during the 2014 Sochi Olympic Games after pulling off a “1620 Japan Air Mute Grab”, a trick Kotsenburg debuted (and had actually never tried) prior to his Olympic run. For that move, he flipped through the air 4 [...]Show More Summary
It should be the height of ski season on the West Coast. But instead, pro snowboarders are finding themselves snowed out of a famous California venue that hosted the 1960 Winter Olympics. The International Ski Federation’s World CupShow More Summary
Before you click into your bindings, heed the advice of Bill Fabrocini, the director of the Sports Performance Center at The Aspen Club & Spa, who has trained Olympic skiers and snowboarders for full-body fitness. He recommends three sets of exercises to whip the core, hips, and legs into shape for your most peak performance yet.