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Kelly Clark off to smooth start in Olympic quest

Kelly Clark began her quest for a third Olympic medal in strong fashion Wednesday, finishing first on the halfpipe in preliminaries of the season's opening Olympic qualifier. Clark, who won gold in 2002 and bronze in 2010, scored 94.8 on her second run and will get to go last in Saturday's finals of the Dew Tour iOn Mountain Championships, the first of five halfpipe events that...
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December 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Snowboarding Kelly Clark off to smooth start in Olympic quest

Kelly Clark began her quest for a third Olympic snowboarding medal in strong fashion Wednesday, finishing first on the halfpipe in preliminaries of the season's opening Olympic qualifier. Clark, who won gold in 2002 and bronze in 2010, scored 94.8 on her second run and will get to go last in Saturday's finals of the Dew Tour iOn Mountain Championships, the first of five halfpipe...
Via AP on Fox
December 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Countdown to Sochi 2014: Hannah Teter

Via Guyism
December 19, 2013  |  Discuss

GoPro footage released of Shaun White ripping off Double Cork 1440

As he prepares to once again dominate the Winter Olympics after festivities kick off in Sochi on Feb. 7, Shaun White spent some time practicing on a custom-built halfpipe designed and constructed by SnowPark Technologies and GoPro in Perisher, Australia. In a video uploaded to YouTube on Thursday, White is shown pulling off a new […]The post GoPro releases footage of Shaun White...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
December 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Countdown to Sochi 2014: Gretchen Bleiler

Via Guyism
January 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Bob Costas calls snowboarding Olympics event 'Jackass stuff'

Bob Costas made a recent appearance on “Today” for an interview with Matt Lauer about NBC’s upcoming coverage of the Winter Olympics in Sochi. During a discussion regarding some new events that will debut in Sochi, Lauer turned the discussion to slopestyle, a new snowboarding event. Given Costas’ smarmy comments, he’s not impressed with the […]The post Bob Costas goes...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
January 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Gretchen Bleiler is a name you need to know for Sochi

Gretchen Bleiler is one of the names you need to know when the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics gets going early next month. Gretchen Bleiler received a lot of publicity in October of 2011 when she appeared in ESPN the magazine’s “Body Issue.” Although the main star of that show was soccer star Hope Solo, pretty much naked almost on the cover. 32-year-old Gretchen Bleiler is an halfpipe...
Via The Sports Bank
January 11, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Shaun White in gnarly crash during qualifiers

Last week, Bob Costas ran afoul of a large contingent of fans of extreme sports when he slammed slopestyle, a high-flying snowboarding competition set to make its Olympics debut in Sochi next month. Costas, when ignorantly critiquing slopestyle, referred to the sport as “Jackass stuff,” adding, “I think the president of the I.O.C. should be […]The post Shaun White suffers...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Jacobellis, Holland win Winter X

Gold medals in snowboardcross at the Winter X Games went to a pair of familiar faces Friday: Lindsey Jacobellis and Nate Holland. The perfect way to head over to Sochi, where both will be on the U.S. Olympic team. Jacobellis won her eighth title. She is back to 100 percent after a pair of knee operations over the last two years. Jacobellis finished fifth in Vancouver and second...
Via AP on Fox
January 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Clark golden again at Winter X

Kelly Clark won her fourth straight Winter X Games gold Saturday night, flying high above the superpipe to edge out 13-year-old Chloe Kim. Clark, the 2002 Olympic gold medalist, scored a 95 on the strength of one jump that soared 15 feet above the lip of the pipe and another 1080-degree twisting jump with a perfect landing. Last year, Clark became the first woman to win three straight...
Via AP on Fox
January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Australia's Bright to compete in 3 events in Sochi

Reigning Olympic halfpipe champion Torah Bright is going to be pretty busy in Sochi. The Australian star will compete in the halfpipe, slopestyle and snowboardcross competitions at next month's Olympics. Bright is the first snowboard competitor to compete in all three disciplines at the games. Slopestyle is making its Olympic debut. Bright, who soared to victory in Vancouver four...
Via AP on Fox
January 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Hannah Teter captures incredible photo on top of mountain in Sochi

Team USA snowboarder Hannah Teter captured this incredible photo atop one of the mountains in Sochi, Russia.
Via Gamedayr
February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Wescott has no regrets after backcountry injury

Snowboarder Seth Wescott didn't see trouble ahead while zooming down a steep slope with a spectacular blue glacier serving as a backdrop for a movie scene he was filming. Nobody had warned him of a wide crevasse. The 37-year-old snowboarder caught a glimpse of it before crashing into a wall of ice, a violent accident that broke his tibial plateau and tore the ACL in his left knee...
Via AP on Fox
February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Norwegian snowboarder takes brutal spill on Sochi slopestyle course

News broke yesterday that snowboarder Shaun White had pulled out of the Slopestyle competition in Sochi, fearing it was too dangerous and not wanting to jeopardize his status for other competitions. And while that may seem a little “soft” to some, we’re starting to see why the course is making some riders nervous. The GIF you see above (via r/Olympics) shows Norwegian snowboarder...
Via Next Impulse Sports
February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Meet Torah Bright: Hottest photos of Australia’s Olympic snowboarder

Photos of Torah Bright, Australia's Olympic snowboarder and Winter X Games gold medalist.
Via Gamedayr
February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Olympic snowboarder Rebecca Torr tries to hook up in Sochi?

New Zealand Olympic snowboarder Rebecca Torr reportedly has her eyes on more than a gold medal in Sochi. The Daily Mail and Business Insider report that she’s apparently trying to score an Olympian lover using the flirting-dating-hookup app Tinder. 
Via Intrigue Sports
February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Jamie Anderson wins gold in slopestyle at Sochi Games

American Jamie Anderson won gold in the inaugural women’s slopestyle event at Rosa Khutor Extreme Park on Sunday afternoon with a score of 95.25 to give the U.S. its third medal of the games. Anderson, the 23-year-old from California, was in fifth place before delivering a spectacular final run that included a backside 720 with a mute grab. “Last night, I was so nervous...
Via Sports-Glory
February 09, 2014  |  Discuss

The 35 Hottest Pics Of Sexy Olympic Snowboarder Hannah Teter

American snowboarder Hannah Teter is a long way from her home state of Vermont while she competes for gold at the Sochi Winter Olympics. Teter will be competing in the Snowboard Ladies’ Halfpipe and hopes to bring home a gold like she did at the 2006 Winter Olympic Games in Torino, Italy. She has also won the silver medal in women’s halfpipe at the Vancouver Winter Olympics,...
Via Next Impulse Sports
February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

US wins gold, bronze in women’s snowboard halfpipe

Team USA’s medal count is on the rise once again thanks to two women’s incredible snowboarding halfpipe performances. Kaitlyn Farrington won gold with a score of 91.75 on her second run, while Kelly Clark claimed the bronze with a 90.75 score, which put teammate Hannah Teter in fourth. Torah Bright of Australia grabbed the silver with a 91.50. The post US wins gold, bronze...
Via Sports-Glory
February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Farrington edges Bright for women's halfpipe gold

Kaitlyn Farrington restored a little bit of luster to Team USA's Winter Olympics on Wednesday, taking back U.S. supremacy on the halfpipe that Shaun White and friends lost the night before. Farrington edged defending champion Torah Bright of Australia and American teammate Kelly Clark to win gold in the final at an almost tropical Rosa Khutor Extreme Park. Farrington posted a score...
Via AP on Fox
February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Winter Olympics: American Women Take Gold, Bronze In Snowboard Halfpipe

The United States dominated the women’s snowboard halfpipe competition at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi on Wednesday with Kaitlyn Farrington winning gold and Kelly Clark taking bronze. After a solid first run, Farrington put on a show for the fans in attendance with an impressive score of 91.75 on her final run to climb into first place.  Clark, the 2002 gold medal winner...
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February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Shaun White donates Olympic boards to Make-A-Wish Foundation

Shaun White donated his Olympic snowboards from Sochi to kids from the Make-A-Wish Foundation.
Via Gamedayr
February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

SOCHI SCENE: Seeing 2 sweeps

Flash back for a moment to 2002, to this: --- ''PARK CITY, Utah (AP) - Gold, silver, bronze. Red, white and blue. Snowboarders Ross Powers, Danny Kass and J.J. Thomas rendered those colors interchangeable and indivisible Monday, giving the United States its first medals sweep in the Winter Olympics in 46 years. With chants of ''USA, USA, USA'' coming from the crowd of 30,000...
Via AP on Fox
February 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Samkova, Jacobellis lead women's snowboardcross

Eva Samkova of Russia and Lindsey Jacobellis of the United States led the way during the first qualifying heat in women's Olympic snowboardcross on Sunday. Samkova posted a time of 1:20.61 down the 1,200-meter course at Rosa Khutor Extreme Park, easily the fastest of the 24 riders. Jacobellis was next in 1:21.40. The top 12 riders advanced automatically to the quarterfinals, including...
Via AP on Fox
February 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Jacobellis falters again in women's snowboardcross

Lindsey Jacobellis' tough luck in the Olympics continues. The American snowboarder crashed while leading a semifinal race on Sunday, dashing her chances for gold once again. The 28-year-old Jacobellis was in the lead and well on her way to reaching the finals when she lost her balance coming off a jump at the end of the course at Rosa Khutor Extreme Park. She flailed into a turn...
Via AP on Fox
February 16, 2014  |  Discuss
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