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Corning and Henkes 1-2 in Slopestyle


SPINDLERUV MLYN, Czech Republic (March 31, 2017) — American men claimed the top two spots at the Junior World Championships slopestyle on Friday, with Chris Corning (Silverthorne, CO) taking the win and Judd Henkes (La Jolla, CA) in second.

It wasn’t a surprise to see Corning take the top spot, as he won the final World Cup of the season...

Cheever and Dierdorff Team Up For SBX Silver


VEYSONNAZ, Switzerland (Mar. 26, 2017) — Jonathan Cheever (Saugus, MA) and Mick Dierdorff (Steamboat Springs, CO) were on the podium at the final team snowboardcross World Cup of the season, with a second-place finish on Sunday.

It was an excellent way for the team to finish the season; the result marked Dierdorff’s first career World...

Corning Tops Off Season With Win


SPINDLERUV MLYN, Czech Republic (Mar. 25, 2017) – Chris Corning (Silverthorne, CO) hit the highlight to an incredibly successful season when he won the final FIS World Cup slopestyle event of the season on Saturday.

Corning was coming in hot off a double medal week at the World Championships in Sierra Nevada, Spain, where he earned...

Podium for Deibold in Veysonnaz


VEYSONNAZ, Switzerland (Mar. 25, 2017) — Alex Deibold (Boulder, CO) took second place on Saturday at the final FIS World Cup individual snowboardcross race of the 2017 season.

It was Deibold’s second World Cup podium finish this year, after taking third at the Solitude Mountain Toyota U.S. Grand Prix in January. “I had a strong start to...

Toyota Supports U.S. Snowboarding


The journey to any Olympic Games isn’t easy. That’s why U.S. athletes require the support — technology, knowledge and innovation — from partners like Toyota. Sports Illustrated featured Toyota's new video highlighting their partnership with teams like...

Eight Named to Junior Worlds Slopestyle and Big Air Teams


PARK CITY, UT (March 23, 2017) – U.S. Snowboarding will send a highly competitive team to Spindleruv Mlyn, Czech Republic for the FIS Freestyle Snowboarding Junior World Championships March 28-April 2. Eight of the United States’ best junior snowboarders will compete in both slopestyle and big air events.

Corning Wins Big Air Silver


SIERRA NEVADA, Spain (March 17, 2017) — Chris Corning (Silverthorne, CO) capped off a successful season with a big air silver medal at the FIS Freestyle Ski and Snowboard World Championships on Friday.

It was the second medal of the week for Corning, who earned bronze in slopestyle on March 11. “Two medals at my first World Champs, not...

Kearney and Baumgartner Win SBX Team Event


SIERRA NEVADA, Spain (March 13, 2017) — U.S. Snowboarding had a fantastic showing at the FIS Freestyle Ski and Snowboard World Championships snowboardcross team event on Monday. Hagen Kearney (Telluride, CO) and Nick Baumgartner (Iron River, MI) claimed the gold-medal win, while teammates Lindsey Jacobellis (Stratton Mountain, VT) and Faye...

Healey and Caye Win Rev Tour Titles


SEVEN SPRINGS, PA (March 10, 2017) – The American slopestyle snowboarders swept both podiums at the final stop of the Toyota U.S. Revolution Tour in Seven Springs on Friday. Nora Healey (Plymouth, NH) and Lucas Caye (Minneapolis, MN) also claimed the overall Rev Tour slopestyle titles for the year.

Jacobellis Wins Fifth World Championships Gold


SIERRA NEVADA, Spain (Mar. 12, 2017) - Lindsey Jacobellis (Stratton Mountain, VT) prevailed at the FIS Freestyle Ski and Snowboard World Championships snowboardcross event on Sunday to claim an amazing fifth World Championship title.

Jacobellis is the most dominant snowboardcross rider in history, and with a landmark fifth World...

Marino Grabs Silver In X Games Big Air


HAFJELL, Norway (March 11, 2017) – Julia Marino (Westport, CT) earned her fourth X Games medal of the season, taking silver in big air at X Games Norway on Saturday.

Marino has been on fire in 2017, and she stomped her way to her second medal of the week after earning bronze in slopestyle on Friday night. She used her signature...

Gold Leads US At World Champs Halfpipe


SIERRA NEVADA, Spain (March 11, 2017) – The halfpipe contest at the FIS Freestyle Ski and Snowboard World Championships went off under the lights at Sierra Nevada, Spain on Saturday night, where the U.S. qualified four riders to the final: Arielle Gold (Steamboat Springs, CO) and Maddie Mastro (Wrightwood, CA) represented for the women, while...

Corning Podiums at World Champs Slopestyle


SIERRA NEVADA, Spain (Mar. 11, 2017) – Chris Corning (Silverthorne, CO) scored a podium finish in slopestyle at the FIS Freestyle Ski and Snowboard World Championships on Saturday and Karly Shorr (Milford, MI) came in fourth for the ladies.

It’s been warm in Sierra Nevada, and organizers have been working hard to maintain the slopestyle...

Anderson and Marino Go 2-3 at X Games Norway


HAFJELL, Norway (March 10, 2017) – The American snowboard slopestyle ladies earned two of three podium spots at X Games Norway on Friday, with Jamie Anderson (South Lake Tahoe, CA) earning silver and Jules Marino (Westport, CT) taking bronze.

Anderson remains podium perfect in X Games slopestyle, earning her 13th medal in 13...

World Championships Team Announced


SIERRA NEVADA, Spain (Mar. 6, 2017) – A team of 23 talented snowboarders is heading to the 2017 FIS Snowboard World Championships in Sierra Nevada, Spain March 7-19. The U.S. snowboarders will compete in halfpipe, slopestyle, big air, snowboardcross, parallel giant slalom and parallel slalom.

Baumgartner Rebounds For La Molina Podium


LA MOLINA, Spain (Mar. 5, 2017) - Nick Baumgartner (Iron River, MI) scored a World Cup podium finish in difficult, foggy conditions at La Molina on Sunday, finishing third against a stacked, international field.

It was an exciting race from start to finish, with Baumgartner crashing over the first left-hand berm of the course with...

Americans Dominate US Open Halfpipe


VAIL, Colorado (March 4, 2017) – American snowboarders dominated the Burton US Open halfpipe event on Saturday, scoring five of six podium spots. Shaun White (Carlsbad, CA) and Chloe Kim (Torrance, CA) each took their second consecutive US Open titles. Elena Hight (South Lake Tahoe, CA) was second for the women, while Maddie Mastro (Wrightwood...

Anderson Scores 11th-Straight US Open Podium


VAIL, CO (March 3, 2017) – Jamie Anderson (South Lake Tahoe, CA) scored her 11th Burton US Open podium on Friday, with a second-place finish on the challenging Vail slopestyle course. Chris Corning (Silverthorne, CO) was the top American finisher for the men, with one of the best runs of his career, landing him in fifth.

Seven Springs Toyota Rev Tour Schedule Update


PARK CITY, UT (Feb. 21, 2017) – The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) and Seven Springs Mountain Resort announced today that, due to adverse snow conditions, the halfpipe skiing and snowboard portions of the U.S. Revolution Tour originally scheduled for March 7 and 9 have been canceled.

Additionally, Seven Springs has stepped up...

Clark Wins Olympic Test Event


BOKWANG PHOENIX PARK, South Korea (Feb. 19, 2017) – Kelly Clark (West Dover, VT) celebrated her second-consecutive World Cup triumph with a win at the official test event for the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Games. Shaun White (Carlsbad, CA) also hit his second podium of the year, with a second-place finish at the final World Cup halfpipe event of...