FIS-Ski.com - Snowboard - Snowboard Freestyle - News RSShttp://www.fis-ski.com/index.htmlLatest FIS newsenMon, 19 Feb 2018 14:18:00 +0000Mon, 19 Feb 2018 14:18:00 +0000News RSS<![CDATA[Women pull of a show in big air qualifiers]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/snowboard/freestyle-snowboard/news-multimedia/news/article=women-pull-show-big-air-qualifiers.html?cid=rssWith a perfectly shaped big air kicker which allowed for some smooth air time and a blue bird sky making for the perfect setting for the long awaited Olympic debut of big air snowboard, the women turned in a high class qualifier which showcased the current state of the art of women's snowboarding at its best.

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/snowboard/freestyle-snowboard/news-multimedia/news/article=women-pull-show-big-air-qualifiers.htmlMon, 19 Feb 2018 14:18:00 +0000
<![CDATA[PyeongChang 2018 OWG preview: big air]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/snowboard/freestyle-snowboard/news-multimedia/news/article=pyeongchang-2018-owg-preview-big-air.html?cid=rss19 February 2018 will mark an historic date for snowboarding as big air will celebrate it's Olympic debut at the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games. And the latest snowboard add-on to the Olympic programme is set to deliver a superb show.

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/snowboard/freestyle-snowboard/news-multimedia/news/article=pyeongchang-2018-owg-preview-big-air.htmlSat, 17 Feb 2018 13:25:00 +0000
<![CDATA[The king is back: Shaun White earns historic third Olympic Gold]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/snowboard/freestyle-snowboard/news-multimedia/news/article=the-king-back-shaun-white-earns-historic-third-olympic-gold.html?cid=rssTwelve years after winning his first Olympic title, Shaun White has secured his third Olympic Gold in today's men's halfpipe final of the PyeongChang Olympic Winter Games which turned out to the expected epic and arguably best snowboard show to date which also saw Ayumu Hirano (JPN) and Scotty James (AUS) walk away with Silver and Bronze, respectively. 

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/snowboard/freestyle-snowboard/news-multimedia/news/article=the-king-back-shaun-white-earns-historic-third-olympic-gold.htmlWed, 14 Feb 2018 09:32:00 +0000
<![CDATA[The battle for the men's halfpipe crown is underway]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/snowboard/freestyle-snowboard/news-multimedia/news/article=the-battle-for-the-men-halfpipe-crown-underway.html?cid=rssThe fourth day of the 2018 PyeongChang Olympic Winter Games not only featured the third snowboard medal decision (women's halfpipe) but also the qualifiers for the men's halfpipe finals taking place on 14 February at 10:30 LOC (2:30 CET).

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/snowboard/freestyle-snowboard/news-multimedia/news/article=the-battle-for-the-men-halfpipe-crown-underway.htmlTue, 13 Feb 2018 13:10:00 +0000
<![CDATA[Chloe Kim reigns in Olympic halfpipe]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/snowboard/freestyle-snowboard/news-multimedia/news/article=chloe-kim-reigns-olympic-halfpipe.html?cid=rssOnly 17 years of age, Chloe Kim has jumped on the halfpipe throne in a stunning women's halfpipe final of the 2018 PyeongChang Olympic Winter Games with Jiayu Liu (CHN) and Arielle Gold (USA) taking the respective second and third rank.

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/snowboard/freestyle-snowboard/news-multimedia/news/article=chloe-kim-reigns-olympic-halfpipe.htmlTue, 13 Feb 2018 08:48:00 +0000
<![CDATA[Chloe Kim dominates halfpipe qualifiers]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/snowboard/freestyle-snowboard/news-multimedia/news/article=chloe-kim-dominates-halfpipe-qualifiers.html?cid=rssShe had been entering the PyeongChang 2018 halfpipe event as odds-on favourite for a shot on the podium. But after her today's performance in the two run, best one count qualifiers, the question is: can anyone beat Chloe Kim.

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/snowboard/freestyle-snowboard/news-multimedia/news/article=chloe-kim-dominates-halfpipe-qualifiers.htmlMon, 12 Feb 2018 16:55:00 +0000
<![CDATA[Anderson does it again]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/snowboard/freestyle-snowboard/news-multimedia/news/article=anderson-does-again.html?cid=rssJamie Anderson has successfully kept hold to her Olympic slopestyle title. Being one of the odds-on favourites for a medal in the second snowboard final of the 2018 PyeongChang Olympic Winter Games, the 27-year-old lived up to the expectations.  

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/snowboard/freestyle-snowboard/news-multimedia/news/article=anderson-does-again.htmlMon, 12 Feb 2018 11:13:00 +0000
<![CDATA[PyeongChang 2018 OWG preview: Halfpipe]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/snowboard/freestyle-snowboard/news-multimedia/news/article=pyeongchang-2018-owg-preview-halfpipe-118440.html?cid=rssThe halfpipe competitions will bring the third and fourth snowboard medal decisions of the 2018 PyeongChang Olympic Winter Games taking place on 13 and 14 February.  

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/snowboard/freestyle-snowboard/news-multimedia/news/article=pyeongchang-2018-owg-preview-halfpipe-118440.htmlSun, 11 Feb 2018 16:09:00 +0000
<![CDATA[Women's slopestyle qualifiers cancelled]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/snowboard/freestyle-snowboard/news-multimedia/news/article=women-slopestyle-qualifiers-cancelled.html?cid=rssThe snowboard events of the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea were scheduled to continue this Sunday with women's slopestyle qualifiers following up the men's finals.  

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/snowboard/freestyle-snowboard/news-multimedia/news/article=women-slopestyle-qualifiers-cancelled.htmlSun, 11 Feb 2018 11:47:00 +0000
<![CDATA[Red Gerard earns first snowboard Gold]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/snowboard/freestyle-snowboard/news-multimedia/news/article=red-gerard-earns-first-snowboard-gold.html?cid=rssUSA's rising slopestyle star Redmond Gerard has secured the first snowboard Gold medal of the 2018 PyeongChang Olympic Winter Games edging off Canada's high-flyers Max Parrot and Mark McMorris to the respective second and third.

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/snowboard/freestyle-snowboard/news-multimedia/news/article=red-gerard-earns-first-snowboard-gold.htmlSun, 11 Feb 2018 11:07:00 +0000
<![CDATA[Norwegian and Canadian teams underline their claim for Olympic slopestyle medal]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/snowboard/freestyle-snowboard/news-multimedia/news/article=norwegian-and-canadian-teams-underline-their-claim-for-olympic-slopestyle-medal.html?cid=rssRiders from Norway and Canada have left an impressive mark during today's men slopestyle qualifiers with all four athletes of each team rocketing straight to the finals. The best 12 qualifiers will go for the first set of Olympic snowboard medals tomorrow morning at 10:00 LOC (2:00 CET).

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/snowboard/freestyle-snowboard/news-multimedia/news/article=norwegian-and-canadian-teams-underline-their-claim-for-olympic-slopestyle-medal.htmlSat, 10 Feb 2018 11:23:00 +0000
<![CDATA[Podladtchikov pulls out of Olympics]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/snowboard/freestyle-snowboard/news-multimedia/news/article=podladtchikov-pulls-out-olympics.html?cid=rssDefending halfpipe champion Iouri Podladtchikov has announced to refrain from competing in the Olympic halfpipe event. 

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/snowboard/freestyle-snowboard/news-multimedia/news/article=podladtchikov-pulls-out-olympics.htmlSat, 10 Feb 2018 09:46:00 +0000
<![CDATA[PyeongChang 2018 OWG preview: Slopestyle]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/snowboard/freestyle-snowboard/news-multimedia/news/article=pyeongchang-2018-owg-preview-slopestyle.html?cid=rssLike 2014, slopestyle will be the first snowboard medal event at the 2018 PyeongChang Olympic Winter Games.  

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/snowboard/freestyle-snowboard/news-multimedia/news/article=pyeongchang-2018-owg-preview-slopestyle.htmlThu, 08 Feb 2018 10:27:00 +0000
<![CDATA[Habluetzel set to go to South Korea]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/snowboard/freestyle-snowboard/news-multimedia/news/article=habluetzel-set-south-korea.html?cid=rssSwiss Snowboard has announced that halfpipe shredder David Habluetzel, who crashed hard during the finals of the LAAX OPEN last month, will board the flight to Seoul to compete in the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018.  

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/snowboard/freestyle-snowboard/news-multimedia/news/article=habluetzel-set-south-korea.htmlFri, 02 Feb 2018 08:57:00 +0000
<![CDATA[Habluetzel back home]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/snowboard/freestyle-snowboard/news-multimedia/news/article=habluetzel-back-home.html?cid=rssGood news coming from Swiss Snowboard: David Habluetzel has already left the hospital.  

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/snowboard/freestyle-snowboard/news-multimedia/news/article=habluetzel-back-home.htmlMon, 22 Jan 2018 11:13:00 +0000
<![CDATA[Liu and Podladtchikov win LAAX OPEN halfpipe event | Kim and Totsuka win 2018 Halfpipe World Cup title]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/snowboard/freestyle-snowboard/news-multimedia/news/article=liu-and-podladtchikov-win-laax-open-halfpipe-event-kim-and-totsuka-win-2018-halfpipe-world-cup-title.html?cid=rssJiayu Liu (CHN) and Iouri Podladtchikov (SUI) have claimed victory in the LAAX OPEN Halfpipe World Cup event which took place in challenging conditions today with the snow keeping on falling in the Swiss Alps.

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/snowboard/freestyle-snowboard/news-multimedia/news/article=liu-and-podladtchikov-win-laax-open-halfpipe-event-kim-and-totsuka-win-2018-halfpipe-world-cup-title.htmlSat, 20 Jan 2018 19:38:00 +0000
<![CDATA[LAAX OPEN Slopestyle cancelled]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/snowboard/freestyle-snowboard/news-multimedia/news/article=laax-open-slopestyle-cancelled.html?cid=rssDue to the ongoing bad weather situation with snow fall, gusty side winds and low visibility at Crap Sogn Gion event organisers have been forced to cancel the Slopestyle World Cup of the LAAX OPEN 2018.  

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/snowboard/freestyle-snowboard/news-multimedia/news/article=laax-open-slopestyle-cancelled.htmlFri, 19 Jan 2018 16:18:00 +0000
<![CDATA[LAAX OPEN: Liu and Burgener top halfpipe semi finalists]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/snowboard/freestyle-snowboard/news-multimedia/news/article=laax-open-liu-and-burgener-top-halfpipe-semi-finalists.html?cid=rssThe LAAX OPEN 2018 finally saw the first competition going down today after gusting winds and heavy snowfall had forced organisers to postpone all competition activities since Tuesday.

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/snowboard/freestyle-snowboard/news-multimedia/news/article=laax-open-liu-and-burgener-top-halfpipe-semi-finalists.htmlThu, 18 Jan 2018 20:54:00 +0000
<![CDATA[LAAX OPEN slopestyle qualifiers cancelled again]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/snowboard/freestyle-snowboard/news-multimedia/news/article=laax-open-slopestyle-qualifiers-cancelled-again.html?cid=rssMother Natures has not let up. Following the postponement of yesterday's slopestyle qualifiers to today, competition had to be called off again due to the weather situation in Laax, Switzerland.

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/snowboard/freestyle-snowboard/news-multimedia/news/article=laax-open-slopestyle-qualifiers-cancelled-again.htmlWed, 17 Jan 2018 12:10:00 +0000
<![CDATA[Schedule change to LAAX OPEN]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/snowboard/freestyle-snowboard/news-multimedia/news/article=schedule-change-laax-open.html?cid=rssAfter event organisers had already brought forward the slopestyle qualifiers from Wednesday to Tuesday due to a bad weather forecast, heavy snow fall has forced officials to call off the qualifiers for today as Mother Nature wasn't on the side of the snowboarders.

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/snowboard/freestyle-snowboard/news-multimedia/news/article=schedule-change-laax-open.htmlTue, 16 Jan 2018 14:12:00 +0000
<![CDATA[Snowboard World Cup circuit returns to Laax]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/snowboard/freestyle-snowboard/news-multimedia/news/article=snowboard-world-cup-circuit-returns-laax.html?cid=rssThe LAAX OPEN has become one of the premiere events of the snowboard slopestyle and halfpipe calendar over the past decades. And being a World Cup tour stop since last season, stakes will be raised one more time as 17th to 20th January 2018 mark the final qualifying opportunity for many riders looking to make their Olympic teams. 

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/snowboard/freestyle-snowboard/news-multimedia/news/article=snowboard-world-cup-circuit-returns-laax.htmlMon, 15 Jan 2018 15:39:00 +0000
<![CDATA[Castellet and White triumph in wild Aspen Snowmass Halfpipe World Cup]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/snowboard/freestyle-snowboard/news-multimedia/news/article=castellet-and-white-triumph-wild-aspen-snowmass-halfpipe-world-cup.html?cid=rssQueralt Castellet (ESP) and Shaun White (USA) have won the 2017-18 season's third Halfpipe World Cup which was staged in Aspen Snowmass, USA today and served as penultimate international qualifier event for the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang.

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/snowboard/freestyle-snowboard/news-multimedia/news/article=castellet-and-white-triumph-wild-aspen-snowmass-halfpipe-world-cup.htmlSun, 14 Jan 2018 01:17:00 +0000
<![CDATA[Prior and Gerard win Aspen Snowmass Slopestyle World Cup]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/snowboard/freestyle-snowboard/news-multimedia/news/article=prior-and-gerard-win-aspen-snowmass-slopestyle-world-cup.html?cid=rssChristy Prior (NZL) and Redmond Gerard (USA) have prevailed in the 2017-18 FIS Snowboard World Cup's second slopestyle event which was staged as part of the Aspen Snowmass Toyota U.S. Grand Prix and served as penultimate international qualifier for the 2018 Olympic Winter Games today. 

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/snowboard/freestyle-snowboard/news-multimedia/news/article=prior-and-gerard-win-aspen-snowmass-slopestyle-world-cup.htmlSat, 13 Jan 2018 00:43:00 +0000
<![CDATA[US team's national Olympic selection process fires up Snowmass competition]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/snowboard/freestyle-snowboard/news-multimedia/news/article=team-national-olympic-selection-process-fires-snowmass-competition.html?cid=rssU.S. Ski and Snowboard Team athletes have dominated the qualifiers for their home soil Halfpipe World Cup event in Aspen Snowmass today.

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/snowboard/freestyle-snowboard/news-multimedia/news/article=team-national-olympic-selection-process-fires-snowmass-competition.htmlFri, 12 Jan 2018 00:54:00 +0000
<![CDATA[Weather forces organisers to cut short men's slopestyle qualifiers]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/snowboard/freestyle-snowboard/news-multimedia/news/article=weather-forces-organisers-cut-short-men-slopestyle-qualifiers.html?cid=rssLow visibility and heavy snowfall have mixed up the qualifiers for the season's second Slopestyle World Cup currently underway in Aspen Snowmass, USA.  

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/snowboard/freestyle-snowboard/news-multimedia/news/article=weather-forces-organisers-cut-short-men-slopestyle-qualifiers.htmlWed, 10 Jan 2018 23:39:00 +0000
<![CDATA[Snowboard Freestyle World Cup continues in Snowmass]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/snowboard/freestyle-snowboard/news-multimedia/news/article=snowboard-freestyle-world-cup-continues-snowmass.html?cid=rssThe FIS Snowboard Freestyle World Cup tour will get back to business this coming weekend with a World Cup double event in Snowmass, USA.  

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/snowboard/freestyle-snowboard/news-multimedia/news/article=snowboard-freestyle-world-cup-continues-snowmass.htmlMon, 08 Jan 2018 21:53:00 +0000
<![CDATA[Liu and Ayumu win first ever Halfpipe World Cup in Secret Garden]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/snowboard/freestyle-snowboard/news-multimedia/news/article=liu-and-ayumu-win-first-ever-halfpipe-world-cup-secret-garden.html?cid=rssJiayu Liu (CHN) and Ayumu Hirano (JPN) have lived up to the expectations of being among the top favourites for a win in the first ever Halfpipe World Cup staged in Secret Garden, China which will be one of the hosting venues for the 2022 Olympic Winter Games.

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/snowboard/freestyle-snowboard/news-multimedia/news/article=liu-and-ayumu-win-first-ever-halfpipe-world-cup-secret-garden.htmlThu, 21 Dec 2017 11:36:00 +0000
<![CDATA[Liu and Ando top Secret Garden qualifiers]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/snowboard/freestyle-snowboard/news-multimedia/news/article=liu-and-ando-top-secret-garden-qualifiers.html?cid=rssChinese and Japanese riders have left their mark on the qualifiers for the 2017-18 Snowboard World Cup season's third halfpipe event which took place in the Secret Garden superpipe today. 

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/snowboard/freestyle-snowboard/news-multimedia/news/article=liu-and-ando-top-secret-garden-qualifiers.htmlTue, 19 Dec 2017 15:19:00 +0000
<![CDATA[World Cup tour returns to China]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/snowboard/freestyle-snowboard/news-multimedia/news/article=world-cup-tour-returns-china.html?cid=rssMore than six and a half years after the first ever stop of the Halfpipe World Cup in China, the circuit finally returns to the world's most populated country which has produced one of the strongest rosters over the past couple of years.

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/snowboard/freestyle-snowboard/news-multimedia/news/article=world-cup-tour-returns-china.htmlMon, 18 Dec 2017 15:29:00 +0000
<![CDATA[Iwabuchi and Roisland prevail at Copper Mountain Big Air]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/snowboard/freestyle-snowboard/news-multimedia/news/article=iwabuchi-and-roisland-prevail-copper-mountain-big-air.html?cid=rssReira Iwabuchi (JPN) and Mons Roisland (NOR) have claimed victory in this season's fourth Big Air Snowboard World Cup which was staged as part of the Toyota U.S. Grand Prix in Copper Mountain, CO., today.  

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/snowboard/freestyle-snowboard/news-multimedia/news/article=iwabuchi-and-roisland-prevail-copper-mountain-big-air.htmlSun, 10 Dec 2017 23:22:00 +0000