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
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Jamie Anderson got her 2013-2014 season started on a high note with a slopestyle win at the second annual Burton ‘High Fives’ presented by MINI snowboarding competition. The event was hosted by Cadrona Alpine Resort in Wanaka, New Zealand. Jamie Anderson knocked Finnish rider Enni Rukajärvi off the top of the podium with a victorious second run
In the first major competition of the season, some of the biggest pros headed to Breckenridge, Colorado for Dew Tour Ion Mountain Championships. In the slopestyle competition on Friday, Jamie Anderson fought off challengers Spencer O’Brien and Enni Rukajarvi. She cinched the top spot with a clean last run – half cab tailpress on the tier
Aimee Fuller successfully defended her title at the 10th O’Neill Pleasure Jam in Dachstein, Austria. Strong winds affected the competition leading to the cancellation of the event finals, meaning that the semifinals determined the podium. Luckily Aimee put down a strong enough performance in the semis to land her on top. The podium was rounded
It’s refreshing to see a slope-style dominator such as Ms. Beaman taking the time to mention the state of the game from a female’s prospective to Transworld Snowboarding. Have a peak at the video here and join the conversation.
IOC includes slopestyle and parallel giant slalom in program of events for 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics.
The story of Winter X Games 15 thus far may be the success of the rookies. Saturday night, rookie Alex Schlopy took the top prize in Skiing Big Air and Sunday morning, fellow rookie Enni Rukajarvi took the gold in Women’s Snowboard Slopestyle.
With the win, Rukajarvi not only won her first medal, but she is the first female snowboarder from Finland to medal at Winter X Games.
We weren't able to be on hand to cover Sista Sessions this year but the organizers just sent us over this recap! It sounds amazing and we hope we're there to cover it firsthand next year. Check out the videos at the bottom of the article for some of the action.
Last week (19th-23rd January) saw the TTR 3Star Rip Curl Sista Sessions 2011 hit Mayrhofen, Austria in force, with an entourage of female shredders, media, judges, filmers and photographers. Over five crispy cold January days the resort saw pro ladies going on photoshoots, beginners chicks have freestyle lessons, and the amateurs and invited girls battle it out in a friendly format 3Star Swatch TTR Slopestyle and Rail Jam competition.
We just got this recap from the Protest Slopestyle Championships.