8 hrs ago
The Indianapolis Star
Japanese teen could be major threat to Shaun White
Moments before he put down an X Games run that would make him the youngest medalist ever, Ayumu Hirano crashed hard enough to crack his helmet.
19 hrs ago
The Papillion Times
TD Ameritrade ads put new twist on Olympians' journey
When athletic brands sponsor Olympic athletes, the connection is straightforward, since competitors are reaching great heights - and speeds - using the sponsors' equipment or clothing.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Two bummed American snowboard cross athletes miss opening FIS World Cup
Two veteran U.S. snowboarders missed the season-opening FIS World Cup snowboard cross event in Montafon, Austria on Saturday.
NBC Bay Area
Snowboarder Vows Quick Comeback
Nate Holland descends the course during men's snowboard cross qualification during the Sprint U.S. Grand Prix at The Canyons Ski Resort on February 10, 2012 in Park City, Utah.
Cool doc alert: 'The Crash Reel'
The epic rivalry between half-pipe legends Kevin Pearce and Shaun White is documented in this exhilarating ride into the world of extreme snowboarding.
The Aspen Times
Aspen goes uphill quickly
The two were the fastest up Aspen Mountain on Saturday night in the eighth annual Summit for Life uphill race, a benefit for the Chris Klug Foundation to promote organ- and tissue-donor awareness.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Brother and sister Taylor and Arielle Gold have mettle to medal
"I'm not really comfortable here," says the 17-year-old snowboarding halfpipe phenom as a rapid train of snowboarders and skiers flip and spin through a crowded terrain park.
Anchorage Daily News
Alaskans medal on World Cup stage
In events all over the globe Saturday night and Sunday morning, four Alaska women turned in triumphant performances in world-class competitions.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
The Miami Herald
Schairer, Samkova win snowboard World Cup events
Markus Schairer of Austria took the season-opening men's snowboard cross World Cup event Saturday for his fourth career win and first since March 2009, while Eva Samkova of Czech Republic won the women's race.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
The Miami Herald
White knows he's man to beat _ again _ in Sochi
With two Olympic gold medals, more than a dozen titles at the X Games - Winter and Summer - and crossover appeal that makes sponsors drool, Shaun White knows everyone will be coming after him in Sochi.
Snowboarder's horrific ordeal told
Filmmaker Lucy Walker, left, met Kevin Pearce when he was in the early stages of his recovery from a snowboarding accident in which he suffered a traumatic brain injury.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Elena's 'Hight Hopes': Chapter 1
What does it take to become an Olympian? In a six-part series, Hight Hopes follows Elena Hight on her third road to the Winter Games.
Sugar Bowl expansion among new features this season at Lake Tahoe ski resorts
Heavenly ski resort has opened and will likely add more snow this weekend with a projected storm expected to hit the Lake Tahoe region.
63 to Sochi - Rehabbed for Russia
What does it take to compete on skis or a snowboard in Sochi? Fierce determination and tons of PT for these three: Lindsey Vonn tweeted today, "Thankful & happy to announce I will be starting in the World Cup downhill race tomorrow! #readytorace #iwill b #sochi2014."
Ricker sets sights on Sochi
Squamish's Maelle Ricker celebrates on the podium after a race in January. Ricker is back on the World Cup circuit this weekend and is looking forward to Sochi.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Join U.S. Olympic Snowboard Hopeful Elena Hight's Journey to...
Join two-time U.S. Olympic snowboarder Elena Hight on her personal journey to the Sochi Olympic Winter Games with the unique vantage offered by Hight Hopes , a six-webisode series debuting on YouTube today.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
The second life of pro snowboarder Kevin Pearce
U.S. snowboarder Kevin Pearce suffered a devastating injury just weeks before the 2010 Winter Games.
Interview: Markus Keller
Snowboarding has and will always be a very personal thing to everyone who does it.
U.S. Snowboard Team announced, focused on run to the Sochi Olympics
U.S. Snowboarding named 32 athletes on Wednesday to its 2014 Snowboarding team - a squad of veterans and newcomers eager to punch their tickets to the Sochi Olympics .
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Dominique Maltais hopes to bounce back from 2010 falls
Canadian snowboarder Dominique Maltais celebrates on the podium after winning the ladies' overall Snowboard Cross competition during the Snowboard and FreeStyle World Cup at Sierra Nevada ski resort near Granada on March 21, 2013.