|Bad Weather And Heavy Snow At The Bulgarian Rookie Fest|
World Snowboard Federation Feb 5, 2015--Pamporovo Funpark welcomed some of the best rookies from Bulgaria, Serbia, Switzerland, France, Slovenia, Romania and Czeck Republik competing for tickets to the 2015 Völkl World Rookie Finals in Ischgl, Austria. Under an heavy snow storm the riders showed great skills and style battling the slopestyle in such hard weather conditions. Unlucky after the slopestyle competition strong south wind arrive, which quickly turned the snow into rain and forced to cancel the halfpipe race. Feb 9, 2015. AA.
|Snowboard Jamboree: FIS Half-Pipe World Cup Cancelled|
Feb 2, 2015. Inside the Games--With less than three weeks to go before the Snowboard Jamboree / FIS Snowboard World Cup presented in Stoneham and Québec City, the Québec Winter Events Corporation, the International Ski Federation (FIS), and Stoneham Mountain Resort have no choice but to cancel the Half-Pipe World Cup due to a lack of snow on the course. Feb 4, 2015
|A Revamped 14th edition of the Shakedown |
Feb 3, 2015 Transworld Snowboarding--For the 14th edition of this popular snowboard event, Shakedown presented
by Videotron Mobile will be back in action on April 4th in Quebec, Canada. On the program: the amateur qualification where the top three athletes will join the 40 professional riders for Shakedown’s main event (Big Air jump followed by rails), halftime for the mini-pros and last but not least, the Coors Light Rail Jam.In other words, its going to be a great time. Feb 4, 2015.
|Nominees Announced for Transworld SNOWboarding 16th Annual Riders Poll Awards|
Snowboarding January 21, 2015--Over 100 pro riders have voted in TransWorld SNOWboarding’s 16th Annual Riders’ Poll Awards to determine the best riders, video parts, and performances of the year. If you would like to attend the event it is being held at the Ogden Theater in Denver, CO on Friday, January 30. Doors open at 7:00 p.m. The show starts at 8:30 p.m. For those who can’t make it, catch videos of the winners at TWSNOW.com/riderspoll. January 25, 2015.
|Braven Announces New Bluetooth Speakers with Burton Snowboards |
Braven Jan 21, 2015-- BRAVEN, the leader in outdoor speaker technology, announces an exclusive partnership with Burton Snowboards, the world’s leading snowboard company, to launch a new line of co-branded, portable Bluetooth speakers for superb audio: BRAVEN’s BRV-1 and BRV-X ultra-rugged, waterproof speakers. Jan 25, 2015.
|Windham Mountain Cody Veverka Rail Jam 2014|
December 12, 2014--A snowboard rail jam honoring Cody Veverka was held December 21, 2012 at Windham Mountain, NY. After the awards for best trick and biggest slam were given, there was a superfun impromptu Victory Lap. January 14, 2015.
|U.S. Women's Halfpipe Snowboarding Take Over at Grand Prix|
Examiner.com December 7, 2014--3 Sochi Olympic snowboarders took over at the Sprint U.S. Grand Prix in Copper, CO this past weekend. Kelly Clark (who won first), Arielle Gold, and Hannah Teter all won medals for women's half pipe. Clark pulled an amazing frontside 180 and an inverted 720 which allowed her to score 91.75, 92.25, and 87.50. Gold, second place, featured two 900 tricks: frontside and cab, and received a score of 82.50 and 87.00. Teter scored a 78.75 tally and ripped a backside 900. Another U.S. snowboarder, Elena Hight, placed in top 5 for women's half pipe. December 8,2012.