The Real Reason Shaun White Pulled Out of Olympic Slopestyle

Olympic snowboarder Shaun White decided to forego his opportunity to compete in the first-ever Snowboard Slopestyle event in this year’s Winter Olympics. The last-minute decision was especially controversial, since it prevented another competitor from taking his place due to the late call. A media frenzy has been on his tail to understand the reasoning behind …

Sage Kotsenburg Wins First Ever Snowboard Slopestyle Olympic Gold

Park City native, Sage Kotsenburg (USA), made history in just the start of the Olympic Winter Games held in Sochi. Despite not qualifying in Thursdsay’s opening rounds, Kotsenburg’s incredible performance on Saturday  earned him the first ever slopestyle snowboarding gold medal. His winning run consisted of a cab 270 to switch, half-cab on back 540 off …

VIDEO: “Bode & Chelone Miller” – Part 1

Bode Miller has claimed a spot on the U.S. Olympic Ski Team and has his mind-set on the gold, again! Bode already has five Olympic medals to his name and his confidence is a huge part of why he is so successful, he knows what he’s doing and does it right. He has built his …

Sochi 2014: Follow the US Olympic Team

Follow the US Olympic Team at the Sochi 2014 Winter Games! What better way to get behind-the-scenes of the Russian Winter Olympics than through social media. Here’s an up-close and personal scrolling feed of our favorite Instagram posts by the US Olympic competitors. Tag @TheSkiChannel to show us how you’re cheering for the athletes in …

VIDEO: Julia Mancuso’s Olympic Training Hawaiian Style

She’s the most decorated female skier in U.S. Olympic alpine history. When it comes to training for the Sochi 2014 Winter Games, three-time Olympic medalist Julia Mancuso doesn’t spend her off-season locked up inside a gym. Instead, she heads to Hawaii, where surfing, free diving and outdoor workouts are staples in getting her prepared for the …

Ted Ligety Takes The Win In St. Mortiz Giant Slalom

The day of the event, fog was rolling into the competing area, but that did not stop four-time World Champion/ Olympic gold medalist Ted Ligety from blasting his way down the hill. Gaining an early lead in the first run by a powerful 1.28 seconds, Ligety had the gold in his sights in the beginning. …

Team USA Announces Olympic Freeski Athletes

Introducing the U.S. Freeski Olympic Team on their way to the Sochi 2014 Winter Games! Photo: Ski Channel | Tyler Tate  “There is no greater moment in an athletes life then to have a chance or to win at the highest level of the sport,” said freeskier David Wise. “Our sport has come so far in …

Logan and Schlopy Win Visa Freeskiing Grand Prix

Photo: Ski Channel | Tyler Tate | Alex Schlopy on the final rail of the Slopestyle course at Visa Grand Prix Park City, Utah.  With the 2014 Sochi Olympic Winter Games less than a month away, every qualifying competition becomes critical, and Devin Logan delivered under pressure once again. Her win in Park City at …

New Olympic Qualifications Confirmed For Mammoth Mountain

The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association has now confirmed the addition of new Olympic snowboarding qualification events to replace the canceled events from last weekend. The cancellations last weekend at Breckenridge were due to heavy snow and low visibility.  The decision to add these new replacement qualification events on Thursday and Friday as part of the …

Mikaela Shiffrin Wins, Again!

Prevailing Flachau Night Slalom champion Mikaela Shiffrin (Eagle-Vail, CO) powered to a .90 second first run lead then cruised to a strong victory Tuesday in the resort south of Salzburg. Shiffrin took the title with a .83 second margin over a hard-charging Frida Hansdotter of Sweden in front of 20,000 screaming Austrian fans as wet …

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