Elena Hight became the first woman to ever land a Double Backsdie Alley-oop Rodeo in competition during the XGames Women’s Superpipe Final.
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Kelly Clark edged Elena Hight by a mere .33 to win her 3rd consecutive XGames Gold. Hight had thrown down a history making backside ally-oop double rodeo 900 that had put her into the lead for most of the Women’s Final. Still Kelly Clark managed to pull off the win on the last run of the
Saturday night was a night of records on Buttermilk Mountain in Aspen, Colo. In front of a Winter X Games single-day record crowd of 41,800, Kelly Clark executed the first ever 1080 in Women’s Snowboard SuperPipe history to capture the gold.
US women grabbed seven of the eight spots in the finals of the US Snowboarding Grand Prix at Copper Mountain.
If you are willing to spend a stupid amount of money you can get your hands on a Volcom Snowboard autographed by Elena Hight. The minimum bid is $1000 and it’s benefitting Boarding for Breast Cancer, so it goes to a good cause. So far no one has bid on it.
We told you a while back that Elena Hight was changing teams and she has now arrived at Volcom. She’s been with Volcom streetwear since October 2005 and has now joined the team as a full snow team member.
"The best thing about the Volcom snow team is the family structure and to have such amazing people around me. I love the tight knit program that Volcom has and I feel so fortunate to be able to experience this and have the opportunity to fully embrace it," said Elena.
Oakley have been filming with their team of female snowboarders, skaters and surfers and will be presenting the results in the movie Uniquely later in the year.
The film features the talents of Marie-France Roy, Chanelle Sladics, Anne-Flore Marxer, Gretchen Bleiler, Angeli Vanlaanen, Elena Hight, Amber Wing, Lauren Perkins, Lynz Adams Hawkins, Claudia Goncalves, Karina Petroni and others.
Check out the teaser below: