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Chuck Braun couldn't contain his excitement Wednesday night. Not only was it his 16th birthday, but he received one of the best presents ever from his parents. Braun received funding for a trip to the United States of America Snowboard Association...
L.A. Times Tech BlogOlympic snowboarder Shaun White talks about his new video game, how he got into the sport and who he wants to become....
L.A. Times Olympics BlogAlpine skier Lindsey Vonn isn't the only Olympic athlete with a standout cover shot. American snowboard gold medalist Shaun White is on this week's cover of Rolling Stone magazine, sporting his gold medal and something that appears to be a......
Daily American Staff WriterSEVEN SPRINGS — A national snowboarding competition ending Sunday was just the beginning for qualifying athletes moving on to the championships. The top 10 men and top five women in the U.S. Open Snowboarding Qualifiers presented by MINI will...
Tags: Snowboarding, Boston
Daily American Staff WriterSeven Springs Mountain Resort will host some of the country’s best amateur skiers and snowboarders at the Burton U.S. Open Snowboarding Qualifiers presented by MINI and U.S. Revolution Tour Feb. 1-7. “As we get closer and closer to the...
Tags: Snowboarding, Shaun White
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterFLYING off a rocky buttress, the mountain biker soars through the air, experiencing a few seconds of adrenaline-heightened sensory awareness before coming back to earth -- or in this case a wooden ramp -- with a bike-jarring thump. The rider is Mark...
Tom Sims, an innovative skateboarding and snowboarding pioneer and former world champion who helped bring snowboarding to the masses by pushing ski resorts to embrace the fledgling sport in the 1980s, has died. He was 61. The founder of Sims...
Tags: NPR, Radio, Roger Moore, Snowboarding, Human Interest
Two local snowboarders are in rare company after competing at the highest level in the United States. Both competed in the 12- and 13-year-old Breaker division in the 23rd annual National Championships held by the United States of America Snowboard Assn....
Tags: Concerts, Snowboarding, Demographics, Entertainment, Music
Sammy Swanson has goals that reach as high as the mountains he has shredded on his trusty snowboard, including one day becoming a Winter Olympian and X Games competitor. So far, as he's proven himself as among the nation's elite in the sport, it...
Tags: Snowboarding, Shaun White, Tony Hawk, College Sports, Louie Vito
Daily American Staff WriterLocal ski resorts have planned significant improvements for visitors this year. Both resorts — Seven Springs Mountain Resort and Hidden Valley Resort — opened in December with plans for new features designed to improve and expand skiing and...
Canadian skier Sarah Burke, a leading pioneer of the freestyle halfpipe and the best-known athlete in her sport, died Thursday, nine days after crashing at the bottom of the superpipe during a training run in Utah. She was 29. Burke, who was a driving...
Tags: Politics, Snowboarding, Human Interest, Shaun White, Lobbying
Hidden Valley Resort will open its slopes 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. with limited skiing on the Valley-side slopes Saturday, Dec. 10 and Sunday, Dec. 11, 2011, weather permitting. The Bobcat slope and Bobcat conveyor will be open on Saturday and with...
Tags: Snowboarding, Luxury Vehicles
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