• Tonight Watch US Olympic Qualifying Live On FUEL.TV

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    Posted over 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>

  • 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.

Gretchen Bleiler

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www.GretchenBleiler.com

Date of Birth:
April 10, 1981
Hometown:
Aspen, Colorado
Sponsors:
Oakley, K2, AT&T, Mission Skincare, Giro, Aspen/Snowmass, Playtex Sport, Holga, Playmaker, MakeItPro.com
Hobbies:
Surfing, mountain biking, golf, yoga, traveling, apparel design, taking care of the environment

Career Highlights

    • 6x Winter X Games Superpipe Medalist
    • 2x US Open Halfpipe Champion
    • 2x Overall Grand Prix Champion
    • 2010: Guinness World Record, Most Winter X Games Gold Medals in Women’s Superpipe (4)
    • 2010: 1st, Sprint USSA Grand Prix Halfpipe - Mammoth Mountain, Calif.
    • 2009: 2nd, New Zealand Open Halfpipe
    • 2009: 2nd, Snow Angels Invitational
    • 2008: "Best Action Sports Female," ESPY Awards
    • 2008: 1st, Dew Tour Halfpipe - Breckenridge
    • 2008: 1st, CoverGirl Snow Angels Invitational SuperPipe
    • 2008: First Action Sports Female on the Cover of "ESPN the Magazine"
    • 2008: 1st, Snow Angels Invitational
    • 2007: 2nd, U.S. Open Halfpipe
    • 2006: Silver Medal, Winter Olympics Halfpipe - Torino, Italy,
    • 2006: 1st, FIS World Cup - Saas Fe, Switzerland
    • 2005: 1st, Gravity Games Halfpipe