Malaysian tycoonLim Kok Thay is investing heavily in the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics through Squaw Valley partner Genting Secret Green Garden Resort. (ROSLAN RAHMAN/AFP/Getty Images) An alliance with the host of the snowboarding and freestyle events at 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics is expected to boost business from China back at home [...]
LINCOLN, Vt. (AP) — A near-fatal halfpipe crash while training for the 2010 Olympics ended Kevin Pearce’s snowboarding career and changed his life forever. Six years later, Pearce, 28, continues to cope with his traumatic brain injury that he will carry with him for the rest of his life and he’s helping other survivors do […]
To demonstrate the off-road and water fording capabilities of its Renegade Trailhawk compact SUV, Jeep sent Olympic snowboarder Aimee Fuller on a journey through an 820 foot-long white water rafting course. Now when can we see Aimee take it snowboarding?
Remember when Shaun White won an Olympic Gold and a bunch of X-Games titles before he could buy himself a beer? Well, it looks a lot like American snowboarding has found his successor; Chloe Kim, who’s 15, and has already won a bunch of halfpipe events. Show More Summary
This is Chloe Kim, a 15-year-old snowboarder from the USA who had a history-making gold medal win on February 14 at the Youth Olympics Games. Her hobbies include “candy and shopping.” She became the first boarder under the age of 16 to win two medals at the 2015 X Games. What did you do with your one wild and precious life today? Read more...
This 14-month-old named Sloan might just be your new favorite athlete. In this incredibly cute video, Sloan makes riding down a hill on her (...)
Snowboarding isn’t new to yoga (neither is snow for that matter!), and X Games champ Jamie Anderson certainly isn’t new to yoga, either. After winning gold in the first ever Olympic slopestyle event at the 2014 Sochi Games, Anderson spoke about her affinity for yoga. Show More Summary
Jamie Anderson is nothing if not a trailblazer: After becoming a Winter X Games medalist at the tender age of 15, she won gold in the inaugural women’s Olympic slopestyle event at the 2014 Sochi Games, and last year, became the first woman to land a 1080, a.k.a. not wiping out... More »
UK Fuels is sponsoring World Cup gold medal snowboarder Zoe Gillings-Brier to drive her journey to the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Gillings-Brier already has seven World Cup podiums, including one gold medal, already under her belt as she looks towards her fourth Winter Olympics. Her preparations each year get underway long before […]
"The Flying Tomato" has gone from carving the slopes to owning them. Olympic gold medal snowboarder Shaun White has taken a minority stake in the company that runs Mammoth Mountain and recently spent $38 million to buy Snow Summit and Bear Mountain, the Southern California resorts where he perfected...
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