Freestyle Skiing & Snowboard

FREESTYLE SKIING Preview: More Mikael Kingsbury magic coming in Japan?

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The Freestyle Skiing World Cup has a big weekend ahead, with Aerials action in Minsk (BLR), Moguls in Tazawako (JPN) and Ski Cross in...

SNOWBOARD: Ledecka returns for PGS win in PyeongChang

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Snowboard superstar Ester Ledecka returned from the Alpine World Championships to get back into the Snowboard World Cup and immediately scored a victory in...

FREESTYLE SKIING: Wise wins in Calgary; Naeslund sweeps Ski Cross in Feldberg

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At age 28, David Wise might seem to be getting a little old to be competing with teens on the FIS Freestyle World Cup...

SNOWBOARD Preview: World Cup resumes at famed Olympic venues for Halfpipe and Parallel

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The World Championships are over and the World Cup grind returns in Snowboard. The first post-World Champs SnowCross event took place before the Utah...

FREESTYLE Preview: World Cup in full swing again after Worlds conclude in Utah

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The World Freestyle and Snowboard Championships finished on Sunday in Utah and already the competitors are disbursed around the world, with World Cup competition...

FREESTYLE & SNOWBOARD: Bad weather ends Worlds with Slopestyle wins awarded to Corning &...

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The weather has played a big role in the FIS Freestyle & Snowboard World Championships in Utah and dealt one final card to the...

SNOWBOARD: Bolton wins his first, Jacobellis her 30th World Cup in Feldberg Snowcross

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The 2019 World Championships didn’t go exactly the way American star Lindsey Jacobellis wanted. She won a gold medal with Mick Dierdorff in the...

FREESTYLE & SNOWBOARD: Blunck & Laffont defend Freestyle World titles in Park City

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The final day of Freestyle events at the World Freestyle and Snowboard Championships in Utah produced four champions, including two defending their 2017 titles,...

FREESTYLE & SNOWBOARD: Kingsbury retains his crown as Moguls King

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When the subject is Freestyle Moguls, the first question to ask is always about Canada’s Mikael Kingsbury. The best Moguls skier of all time, Kingsbury...

SNOWBOARD: Scotty James wins third World Halfpipe title and Chloe Kim gets her first

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The Snowboard Halfpipe events were among the best at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games, with brilliant victories from Shaun White and Chloe Kim of...

FREESTYLE & SNOWBOARD: Consistent Swiss win inaugural Mixed Team Aerials

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Following the desire of the International Olympic Committee for mixed-gender events, the first Mixed Team Aerials event was held at the Freestyle Worlds in...

FREESTYLE & SNOWBOARD: Veteran Woods wins Slopestyle as Goepper claims bronze

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The Freestyle Slopestyle at Park City was initially postponed for the women due to more rough weather, but the men’s event was completed, albeit...

FREESTYLE & SNOWBOARD: Loginov doubles in Parallel Slalom, but weather knocks out Snowboard Big...

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The inevitable reality of winter sports is that the weather dictates the schedule, not vice versa. So it was on Tuesday that one set...

FREESTYLE & SNOWBOARD: Loginov & Joerg are surprise PGS winners in Park City

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No such thing as a sure thing at the 2019 Freestyle Skiing and Snowboard World Championships in Utah, as skiers that were hardly at...

FREESTYLE & SNOWBOARD: Dierdorff & Jacobellis take inaugural Mixed SnowCross title

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The International Olympic Committee has mandated more mixed-gender events and every federation – mindful of the revenue that the IOC contributes – has complied....

FREESTYLE & SNOWBOARD: France’s 17-year-old Ledeux wins inaugural Big Air in Canyons Village

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The first two days of the 2019 FIS Freestyle and Snowboard have provided one consistent theme: first-time winners. All six of the gold medalists...

SNOWBOARD: U.S.’s Dierdorff triumphs in World Snowboard Cross in Solitude

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It was a good opening day for the U.S. at the FIS Freestyle and Snowboard World Championships being held in Utah, as Mick Dierdorff...

FREESTYLE & SNOWBOARD Preview: World Champs start in Utah

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The 2019 FIS World Championships in Freestyle Skiing and Snowboard are set to start in Utah on Friday with the Opening Ceremony and continue...

SPEED READ: Headlines from The Sports Examiner for Monday, 28 January 2019

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Welcome to The Sports Examiner SPEED READ, a 100 mph (44.7 m/s) review of what happened over the last 72 hours in Olympic sport...

SNOWBOARD: Olimstad and Derungs are first-time winners at Seiser Alm

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The weekend’s Freestyle and Snowboard events at Seiser Alm (ITA) brought out some new talent, including two Slopestyle winners who got to the top...

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