Slopestyle finals came down to a nail biter on many fronts today at the 36th annual Burton U.S. Open Snowboarding Championships. Defending champion Mark McMorris (CAN) earned the top score on the final run of the three-run finals, while the women’s field made the difficult decision to cancel the competition due to challenging winds. Results from the
Chloe Kim (USA) and Ayumu Hirano (JPN) earned the U.S. Open halfpipe titles at the 36th annual Burton U.S. Open Snowboarding Championships adding their names to the legendary list of winners. It was an incredible day of halfpipe riding as the field of 10 men and six women competed in Vail Mountain’s 22-foot halfpipe in a best
Editors Note: Kimmy gave birth to son Koa John on March 2nd. Congrats to Kimmy and Chris on the birth of their son…during a major snowstorm. Burton is proud to announce its continuing support of Kimmy Fasani as a key member of the Burton Global Team with a renewed contract. Burton is additionally thrilled to support Kimmy in
As winter draws closer, your time to get in shape for winter is running out. Nike has recently released a couple of free programs with pro snowboarders Spencer O’Brien and Silje Norendal for Nike Training Club. The Nike Training Club app is free an available for iPhone or Android. You can view and print the
Spencer O’Brien won her first XGames gold in Slopestyle beating out perennial podium presence Jamie Anderson. O’Brien’s run featured a switch backside 720 and frontside 720, which gave her 2 point lead over Anderson. O’Brien said getting the gold was a fulfillment of lifetime goal, “It somehow came together today. It’s been ten years at X
EpicTV has produced a five part series on avalanche awareness. With the recent uptick in avalanches, this is worth a watch for anyone who’s thinking about going into the backcountry.
Gretchen Bleiler received the 2nd Climate Activist Award at the Transworld Riders’ Poll Awards in Denver, Colorado. Transworld Snowboarding and Protect Our Winters selected the winner based on “riders who inspired others, took meaningful action, and did something notable in the past year in the fight against climate change.” Bleiler, who sits on the board
You can watch Boobilicious, the lastest from Euro film crew Lipstick Production, online for the next 24 hours.
Watch Torah Bright talk about her plans to qualify to represent Australia in the Olympics in Halfpipe, Slopestyle, and Snowboard Cross.
Helen Schettini is the first woman on Adidas’ Snowboard Team. Spend a few minutes getting to know this Canadian backcountry ripper.
Erin Comstock is retiring and she just posted up her last edit. Check it out.
Check out New Zealand native Christy Prior’s spring park edit.