Recent Snowboarding News
Absolute Perfection! Shaun White Throws Down Epic 100 Point Run, Claims Fifth Straight SuperPipe Gold
Nobody’s perfect. Except for Shaun White in the Superpipe, that is. Oakley’s superstar Snowboarder Shaun White sent the Snowboard World into an absolute state of awe – throwing down one of the most epic runs in the sport’s storied history for a perfect 100.00 point score and his fifth-straight Superpipe Gold Medal, despite bowing out of the Slopestyle contest earlier in the week due to an injured ankle.
Mark McMorris is officially on fire. Oakley’s team ripper, just a day after claiming the Gold in Snowboard Big Air, tantalized an already-pumped crowd with a masterful aerial display that would land him the Snowboard Slopestyle triumph with a monster 93.00 overall score. The two coveted gold medals were his first…ever.
Snowboarder X: Dominique Maltais Dominates Track For First Winter X Games Gold, Maelle Ricker Rounds Out Podium
Dominique Maltais needs no motor (and no wheels for that matter) to dominate a track. Oakley’s Canadian Snowboard speed demon left the rest of the Snowboarder X field in her dust…errr, snow spray…all afternoon on Saturday to claim her first Winter X Games Gold Meal. She finished the race – holding a lead of more than 1.5 seconds.