Shaun White has had an unrivaled career as a professional snowboarder and skateboarder. He’s a two-time Olympic gold medalist and the current record holder for most gold medals and highest overall medal count at the X-Games – he’s also...Show More Summary
8 FEBRUARY 2014: SLOPESTYLE: KOTSENBURG TURNS ON THE SLOPESTYLE Sage Kotsenburg (USA) claimed the first gold medal of Sochi 2014, as snowboard slopestyle took its Olympic bow. Blue skies and sunshine provided a beautiful backdrop atShow More Summary
1 In finishing third in the women’s snowboard slopestyle, Jenny Jones became the first British athlete to win a medal on snow in the 90-year history of the Olympic Winter Games. 2 The number of Olympic records that were broken in the...Show More Summary
9 February 2014: Anderson seals American slopestyle double Jamie Anderson (USA) became the first female snowboarder to win an Olympic slopestyle gold. Putting down a majestic display, the 23-year-old recorded an incredible score of 95.25...Show More Summary
Former Olympic ski racer Tiger Shaw will assume the role of CEO of the US Ski and Snowboard Association beginning March 13, 2014. He is replacing Bill Marolt in the USSA calls a “long-planned leadership transition.” Marolt will reportedly stay on in an advisory position with USSA as well as on all the big deal […]
The Olympics have come and gone, and they were crazy. The snowboarding events were more dramatic than any in recent history. There was controversy about the snowboarding courses, some huge upsets, new events, amazing competition, and...Show More Summary
Will we ever get tired of winter sport athletes and their stoner ways? No, but we will generally forget them until the next Olympics. So why not enjoy gold medal snowboarder Sage Kotsenburg in this skit from last night's Conan? Read more...
Silver Surfer snowboarding on a Galactus-shaped ramp sure would make things more exciting at any Winter Olympics event. The real games might be over, but here's concept artist Francesco Francavilla pairing superheroes with the winter sports that suit them the best. Read more...
Sponsored Post Like small business, the Olympics don’t always work out the way they are planned. One of the poster athlete’s for the Sochi Games is Shaun White who basically put half-pipe snowboarding on the map. He won the gold medal at the last two Olympics. Show More Summary
The NYT enthuses about the Olympic athletes patronizing a shop called OnePiece in Krasnaya Polyana, near Sochi:Swiss hockey players have bought onesies. Gregory Bretz, an American snowboarder, tweeted a picture of himself wearing a onesie printed with an American flag. Show More Summary
Julia Dujmovits of Austria (L) and Corinna Boccacini of Italy compete during the women's snowboard parallel slalom event semifinals at Rosa Khutor Extreme Park. Dujmovits ultimately finished first Image: Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images Sport Heel, toe, heel, toe. Show More Summary
The Winter Olympics' penultimate day of medal action in Sochi saw Team USA miss out on the men's hockey bronze medal, while host country Russia enjoyed one of its most successful collective outings of the games In addition to hockey, medals were awarded in snowboarding, skiing, biathlon and speed skating. Show More Summary
Earlier today, snowboarder Vic Wild narrowly took first place in parallel slalom, picking up his second gold medal of the Sochi Winter Olympics and adding onto Russia's medal lead. Wild was born in White Salmon, Washingt— wait, what? Read more...
Snowboarder Victor Wild was born in White Salmon, Wash., and lived in the United States until 2011. Speed skater Victor Ahn was born in South Korea, and lived there until 2011 The two athletes — neither of whom had Russian citizenship...Show More Summary
Russian President Vladimir Putin congratulated American-born snowboarder Vic Wild for boosting the host country’s medal count for a second time in Sochi after winning gold in the parallel slalom Saturday. Putin was quick to send his praises to Wild after he beat Slovenia’s Zan Kosir by...
Today on February 22, 2014 the Sochi Winter Olympics Snowboard continued with the Men's Parallel Slalom Finals and its medal winners. Sochi Olympics 2014 Results – Men’s Parallel Slalom Finals (Snowboard) first appeared on Rickey.org • The Voice • American Idol • The X Factor
American-born Vic Wild won his second snowboarding gold medal of the Sochi Olympics in parallel slalom. However, those medals won't show up in the official medal tally for Team USA. Wild is just the latest example that shows citizenship for the Olympics is sometimes more about talent than birthplace. Show More Summary
The 2014 Winter Olympics are highlighted Saturday by Team USA's bronze medal hockey game against Finland, along with snowboarding, speed-skating and more.
Here’s what we learned when we invited three hardware-sporting U.S. Olympians — snowboard slopestyle gold medalist Jamie Anderson, snowboard halfpipe
We are coming up on the final days of these incredible Winter Games. From the pursuit for gold in men's hockey to the final debut event with snowboarding parallel slalom, these are the last events you won't want to miss. Here we have compiled list of highlights to guide you through these final events.