That patriotic blonde athlete is snowboarder Gretchen Bleiler, and back in October, she and some other 2014 Winter Olympics hopefuls appeared on TODAY for the “100 Days Out” event to drum up some excitement and support for their upcoming trip to Sochi, Russia. Show More Summary
NBC and NBCSN will present live coverage of all five of the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association freeskiing and snowboarding halfpipe and slopestyle selection
It didn’t take long after Burton Snowboards announced their designs for the 2014 Olympic snowboard uniforms for the company to be forced into responding to stories about how the uniforms were “not made in the United States of America,” according to a story on Fox News. The jackets are apparently made in Japan and here’s […]
While there, Arielle also introduced us to a host of other awesome freestyle skiers and snowboarders on the circuit, including Olympic champion Kelly Clark (USA), Louie Vito (USA), Mark McMorris (CAN) and Kaya Turski (CAN), who all happily passed on their advice to young athletes. So what was the first ever trick they perfected? Watch the video to find out.
“It’s all just snowboarding but there are very subtle differences,” says Torah Bright of the three events in which she will be competing at Sochi 2014. “Halfpipe helps slopestyle, slopestyle helps halfpipe, and boardercross is a combination of both and freeriding. Show More Summary
Burton's official uniform for the U.S. snowboarding team brings a hippie vibe to the Olympic Games
It's a great way to ruin your snowboard -- they're snowboarding on dirt -- but it's an inspiring message set to the tune of Jacques Brel's Le Plat Pays (The Flat Land), a popular song in Belgium.
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Snowboarder @Jme_Anderson had a great time hanging out with Mario & Sonic on the set of their new video. pic.twitter.com/npJAq5pdRP — Mario & Sonic (@MarioSonicGames) November 16, 2013
Coming from readers VGAMER and Joey... It seems a new special Mii is bring distributed from Nintendo Zone locations. Jamie A, which is believed to be Olympic snowboarder Jamie Anderson.
So Louie Vito doesn’t have flaming red hair, a nickname like “The Flying Tomato” or an Olympic medal–at least not yet. But Vito, who finished fifth in Vancouver despite expectations of the podium, is one of a handful of snowboarders trying to knock Shaun White off his perch as the reigning half-pipe champion. Vito quit [...]
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Slopestyle snowboarder and Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games hopeful Jamie Anderson plays "Mario & Sonic at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games" for Wii U with Antonio DeLuca, age 10, from Glen Cove, N.Y., during the Road to Sochi 100 Day Countdown Event, on Tuesday, Oct. Show More Summary
WHAT: Nintendo is joining up with the United States Olympic Committee to kick off its nationwide “Road to Sochi Tour” in Times Square on Oct. 29 with a 100 Day Countdown event, celebrating 100 days until the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games. Show More Summary
Two-time Olympic gold medalist snowboarder and video game cover boy Shaun White sat down with Yahoo! News Australia to talk about the upcoming Winter Olympics in Sochi. While most of the conversation revolved around his training and his past Olympic...
Casio is celebrating the 30th anniversary of its G-SHOCK watch brand by releasing a new collaborative model developed with brand ambassador and professional snowboarder Louie Vito. Winter Olympic Medalist, Winter X Games and U.S. Grand Prix Champion; Louie’s professional snowboard ….
American snowboarder Hannah Teter, the 2006 Olympic gold medalist in the half-pipe event, says she’d support a boycott of the Sochi Olympics because of Russia’s law banning public support for homosexuality. “I think that’s crazy,” Teter, who won silver in the half-pipe in Vancouver and is vying for a spot in the 2014 Games, tells TIME at the U.S. Show More Summary
by Alex Balk "On an aesthetic level, the uniforms haven't been nearly as warmly received as on a political one. Although Germany's Olympic athletes have spoken out in support of them — snowboarder Konstantin Schad told the daily Die Welt 'they look impressive' — the reaction on Twitter and elsewhere has been mostly negative. Show More Summary
U.S. Olympic gold medal-winning snowboarder Seth Wescott, who hopes to qualify for the Sochi Games, blasted the Olympic Committee for its handling of Russia and its anti-gay laws, the AP reports: Wescott on Wednesday criticized the International Olympic Committee for...
(PORTLAND, Maine) — Two-time Olympic gold-medal winner Seth Wescott says the Winter Olympics in Russia could be tarnished because of Russian legislation that bans gay “propaganda.” Wescott told The Associated Press on Wednesday thatShow More Summary