Less than a week after Anderson won the women's slopestyle crown at Dew Tour in Breckenridge, the South Lake Tahoe native and force of pure nature won another competition at the first-ever U.S. Grand Prix snowboard big air at Copper Mountain this past .
She raced in snowboard slalom with middle school and high school teams and in slope style competitions. Due to her stellar snow and board handling skills, Hollister said she was encouraged by friends to join the ski patrol. She started at age 16.
U.S. halfpipe and slopestyle snowboarders have a huge week ahead ... act in complete accordance with the rules,” said Calum Clark, the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association’s vice president of events, in a statement. The USSA mulled running only four.
Events: Opening ceremony, curling, freeski slopestyle and halfpipe, slalom and giant slalom, para snowboard banked slalom, cross country skiing, snowboard slopestyle and halfpipe, ski freeride, ice hockey, closing ceremony. Price: All events free entry.
Halfpipe has been in the Olympics since snowboarding was added to the program in 1998 ... the final, or Sochi vs. PyeongChang. A slopestyle course has a mix of jumps and rails that riders use to execute tricks as they make their way down the course.
Slopestyle . What it is. A slopestyle course has a mix of jumps and rails that riders use to execute tricks as they make their way down the course. The slopestyle course in PyeongChang has a total of six features — three jumps and three rail .
It's inspired by the original Big Air contest, so we've adopted classic Air & Style rules : one style round, one tech round and a third rider's choice. With judge/shaper Jamie Nicholls on hand to keep score, all the ingredients are in place to make this.
Less than a week after Anderson won the women's slopestyle crown at Dew Tour in Breckenridge, the California native and force of pure nature won another competition at the first-ever U.S. Grand Prix snowboard big air at Copper Mountain. And she didn't .
There were smiles all round for James Woods and Isabel Atkin as they both won slopestyle bronze medals at the Freestyle Ski & Snowboard World Championships in Sierra Nevada, Spain. Atkin arrived in Spain in a confident mood having won her first-ever .
The introduction of snowboard slopestyle at Sochi 2014 kicked off the Olympic programme ... Riders are scored on overall impression and there are no hard and fast rules, but new tricks generally score highly. Judges consider trick difficulty, execution.
Thousands of excited snowboarders and skiers took advantage of the snow in Squaw Valley over the holiday weekend, as slopes remained open thanks to the huge snowfall this year. The warm weather, paired with "corn snow" — the snow consistency that is .
Fun and lively, these boards are designed to rule the jumps and jibs. They're typically true twins for identical performance forwards or switch, and have the springiest, most responsive flexes. Many have loose and buttery rocker profiles with zero.
The 2014 Olympic slopestyle bronze medallist was with his older brother Craig -- also an elite snowboarder -- and credits him for taking charge of the situation. McMorris was out cold for about 45 seconds. When he regained consciousness, his mind was .
Colorado is a long flight away, and a big holiday investment. Can the contrast between US and European slopes really make it worth the trip? Caterwauling my way down a wide, open plane, I am shrieking and whooping uncontrollably as I make bouncy turns .