Snowboarding Articles by Date

January 2010

  • Shaun Threepeats with X Games Superpipe Gold

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    Posted about 4 years ago by Tess Weaver

    Even a bloody and battered face couldn’t stop Shaun White at the Aspen Buttermilk superpipe tonight. Shaun White became the first snowboarder to successfully three-peat at the Winter X Games superpipe.

  • Oakley's Shaun White, Gretchen Bleiler, Elena Hight, Greg Bretz Make US Olympic Snowboard Halfpipe Team

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    Posted about 4 years ago by Erin Edwards

    Oakley’s Shaun White, Greg Bretz, Gretchen Bleiler and Elena Hight make the 2010 Olympic Snowboard Team. The U. S. Ski and Snowboard Association announced the talent-filled roster of 18 athletes Monday. “We are going in to the 2010 Games with one of the strongest athletic lineups possible,” U.S. Snowboarding Head Coach Peter Foley said. “We’re hoping to go into Vancouver and build on the successes we saw in 2006. This Team is in position to do great things.”

  • Oakley's Shaun White Lands First-Ever Competition Double McTwist 12 And Wins Again

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    Posted about 4 years ago by Erin Edwards

    Oakley’s Shaun White delighted fans with a Vancouver-ready 49.50 and earned his second victory in two nights, while Kelly Clark (Mt. Snow, VT) matched that feat in the women’s event. One day after scoring a 49.00 and landing the first-ever competition double McTwist 12, White was rewarded with a Grand Prix record 49.50 for stomping the same run and used his victory lap to high five spectators in watching in the light snow alongside the 22-foot megapipe at the Sprint U.S. Snowboarding Grand Prix.

  • Tonight Watch US Olympic Qualifying Live On FUEL.TV

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    Posted about 4 years ago by Matty Swanson

    FUEL.TV is webcasting the Grand Prix’s final stop live in HD this Saturday, January 23. Don’t miss a minute of our live halfpipe coverage along with the 2010 Olympic team announcement. www.fuel.tv/ussnowboarding <http://www.fuel.tv/ussnowboarding>

  • Welcome To The White Room

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    Posted about 4 years ago by Matt Murray

    Last night in a driving snow storm, Shaun White single handedly took snowboard Superpipe riding to a whole new level with his insane run, which started with a 20 foot backside method and ended it with double mctwist 1260. And yes you read that right, Mr. White now has three different double cork tricks in the same run with more amplitude than his competitors.

  • US Snowboarding Grand Prix 3 Mammoth Update

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    Posted over 4 years ago by Matty Swanson

    Gretchen Bleiler and Shaun White win the 3rd US Grand Prix of snowboarding in Mammoth Mountain, California. Under milky skies and perfect halfpipe conditions Bleiler and White win one of the most important contests of their careers. With this win Shaun has earned a spot on the US Olympic team, and Bleiler is only a contest away from earning her spot on the team.

  • US Snowboarding Grand Prix #1 Mammoth Update

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    Posted over 4 years ago by Matty Swanson

    The second US Snowboarding Grand Pix has come to Mammoth Mountain in sunny California. And the conditions today were picture perfect for riding, viewing, and figuring out who is going to make the US Olympic Snowboard team. This weekend another pipe event will take us one step closer to the team announcement at the end of January in Park City.