SNOWBOARDING RUMORS & GOSSIP
When John Davidson made the decision to terminate Scott Howson and to replace him with Jarmo Kekalainen as the clubâs general manager I figured it was a virtual inevitability that head coach Todd Richards would follow Howson out the door. After all most new GMâs rarely keep the coach they inherited for long and for obvious reasons prefer to hire their own guy regardless...
Everyday this month, Double G Sports will be featuring interviews from prominent women in the sports industry as our way of celebrating Women’s History Month. This project is in its 2nd year. Today’s interview is with professional snowboarder and Olympic Gold Medalist, Kelly Clark.
1. Where did your appreciation for the sport of snowboarding and your drive to be...
Australian Jackson Strong had spent only four hours on his snowmobile before tonight’s X Games appearance where he crashed his sled, according to ESPN’s Jamie Little. The throttle stuck on the snowmobile, sending the machine into a crowd of spectators. Little later reported that a male was injured when the sled slammed into the crowd. Strong was competing in the Winter X Games...
Shaun White became famous for winning gold medals at the Olympics in snowboarding, but his striking long red hair is what truly made him recognizable. When he won his first gold medal at the Torino Olympics in 2006, he became known as “The Flying Tomato,” which was a play on his aerial abilities and his red hair. Six years later, White cut ties to his most identifiable feature...
RED ALL OVER
We’ve always been huge fans of Shaun White. Great guy on and off camera, we know he’s had a few run in’s recently, but he’s a pro snowboarder not the Governor of New York. He’s always been more of a rockstar then role model, but this just about makes up for it all. White has cut his signature red hair for a great cause, Locks of Love. The Olympic gold medal winner and...
Arguably the freshest snowboard boot to ever hit the market, The double tongue Nike Snowboarding boot will be coming out this winter in limited quantities. Bearing the signature look of the vintage fighter jets of the U.S. airforce, these screaming jets come with a matching DK Van Patten weatherproof jacket made from hardy STORM-Fit fabric. Keep a close eye on the release of these...
Shaun White was arrested after allegedly causing a stir at a hotel in Nashville on Sunday morning and then trying to leave the scene.
Shaun White wows fans every four years at the Winter Olympics, but he doesn't take his foot off the proverbial gas pedal for the three years in between. White was in Stratton, Vt. over the weekend for the 2012 Burton U.S. Open snowboarding championships. In its 30th year, the U.S. open brought big crowds and big air together as White joined forces with top riders like Danny Kass...
Designer John Spatcher recently bejeweled professional snowboarder William Hughes in a suit covered with thousands of white L.E.D. lights before a night run in the French Alps.
ASPEN, Colo. -- Ten years removed from her first Winter X Games gold medal, Kelly Clark reminded everyone Friday night why she will go down as the greatest snowboard halfpipe rider in history. Clark, wearing a "Celebrate Sarah" sticker on her helmet in memory of late halfpipe skier Sarah Burke, posted both of the night's highest scores (90.00 and 93.66) to defend...
January 28, 2012
Seth Wescott, a two-time Olympic gold medalist in snowboardcross, is out for the season after surgery to reattach a torn pectoral muscle to the bone in his upper arm.
ASPEN, Colo. -- Lindsey Jacobellis tore a ligament in her left knee Wednesday during practice for the Winter X Games and will not have a chance to go for her fifth straight gold medal in snowboard cross.
Snowboarder Lindsey Jacobellis tore the ACL in her left knee during Winter X Games Aspen 2012 practice Wednesday at Buttermilk Mountain, crashing on the final landing on the Snowboarder X course.Winter X Games medical staff confirmed she will miss Friday's qualifying round, thwarting her chances to become the first female athlete in Winter X Games history to claim a five-peat...
January 25, 2012
Born April 10, 1981 (age 30)
Toledo, Ohio, U.S.
Height 5 ft 5 in (1.65 m)
Weight 126 pounds (57 kg)
Women's Snowboarding Medals
Olympics - Silver 2006 Turin Halfpipe
X Games - Gold 2003 Aspen Superpipe
X Games - Gold 2005 Aspen Superpipe
X Games - Gold 2008 Aspen Superpipe
X Games - Gold ...
According to Aaron Porzline's twitter - Arniel has been fired and Todd Richards will take over on an interim basis.
Richards makes it the 4th different coach (Hitch, Noel, Arniel & Richards) under GM Scott Howson.
I'll have a much more in depth post later today but my first reaction, assuming this is all that will go down, is this step is not nearly enough.
22 year-old British snowboarder, Billy Morgan pulled off the impossible at Keystone, Colorado Park last Friday, becoming the first person to ever be recorded landing a triple backside rodeo. Morgan rides for the UK Skullcandy team, but has only competed once this year, so he's relatively an unknown.
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If this isn't the video of the week I'm not sure what is. This video is a mash up of some of the hottest female action sport athletes doing what they do best. From snowboarder Gretchen Bleiler, to skier Linsey Vonn, to surfer Alana Blanchard there isn't much in this video that will let you down. Huge props to BNQT for putting the video together.