Snowboarders Want Say in Olympic Qualifying Process

March 11th, 2011

When snowboarding made its Olympic debut at the 1998 Nagano Games, Terje Haakonsen, a leading halfpipe competitor at the time, boycotted the qualifying in protest. Read more »

Snowboarder takes gold at Special Olympics

March 10th, 2011

Cody Cardwell might just be the best snowboarder around.

Cardwell, 23, earned three gold medals recently at the Special Olympics Montana 2011 State Winter Games at Whitefish Mountain Resort. Read more »

Louie Vito Returns – Snowlife Exclusive

August 17th, 2010

The last 12 months have been a busy time for snowboarding and snowboarders, none particularly more so than Louie Vito. We last spoke with Louie a little over a year ago when he was coming off a successful competitive season. Read more »

Torah Bright On A Postage Stamp!

March 2nd, 2010

Australia’s love affair with Winter Olympic Gold medalist Torah Bright continues with the announcement she will be put on a postage stamp!

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Scotty Lago Leaves Vancouver

February 21st, 2010

Scotty Lago has packed his bags and left Vancouver voluntarily after pictures of him celebrating his halfpipe bronze medal win appeared on US website TMZ. Apparently the US Olympic Committee didnt take too kindly to the pics.
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Torah Bright Wins Olympic Gold

February 19th, 2010

Torah Bright has won Australia’s first Olympic Gold in the womens halfpipe at Cypress Mountain earlier this afternoon. After qualifying first, Torah had a shaky start falling on her first run.

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Antti Autti Says ‘No’ To Olympics

February 19th, 2010

With all the hype currently surrounding the Olympics it is easy to forget there is a whole world of snowboarding happening elsewhere. Sure the Olympics might hold some high regards but it doesn’t always mean riders are jumping to get there.

Antti Autti is one such rider who recently officially announced he passed up on an offer to represent Finland in the Olympics to chase the powder in Japan instead.
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