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Paralyzed Snowboarder’s Attorneys Blame Resort’s Jump Design For Accident

Myles Bagley was 18 years old when he was injured at Mt. Bachelor in 2006. He was paralyzed from the waist down, and sought $21.5 million in 2008. However, his case was thrown out by the presiding judge. Now, the …

Lindsey Jacobellis Falls Short Of Gold Yet Again

Lindsey Jacobellis, who has widely been regarded as the best female snowboarder in the last ten years, fell again in semifinals on Sunday – making it her third Olympics games without a gold medal. Jacobellis looked promising in the first …

Shaun White Says Sochi’s Not His Last Olympics

Tuesday was a tough day for champion snowboarder Shaun White. White failed to reach his goal of becoming the first male American to win three straight gold medals in an individual event. While his time in Sochi didn’t land White …

Shaun White Will Leave Sochi Empty-Handed

The snowboard king has been dethroned. Shaun White was vying for his third straight gold medal in Men’s Halfpipe at the Sochi Winter Games on Tuesday night. But this time, the Flying Tomato did not even medal. Iouri Podladtchikiov, known …

Snowboarding Commentators Receive Criticism

The BBC welcomed 22-year-old British snowboarder Aimee Fuller into the announcing booth for the women’s snowboarding slopestyle on Sunday. Broadcasters Ed Leigh and Tom Warwood joined Fuller, commentating the event. The network faced criticism after Fuller and the commentators cheered …

Jenny Jones Wins Historic Bronze for Britian

Jenny Jones waved emphatically to the scattered Brits in the Olympic crowd in Sochi on Sunday, after winning a historic bronze medal in the women’s slopestyle final, according to the AP. She is the first olympian from Britain to win …

Shaun White Bails on Olympic Slopestyle Competition

Snowboarding legend Shaun White is bailing on the Olympic slopestyle event, citing concerns over safety. On Monday, Norwegian Torstein Horgmo broke his collarbone on the slopestyle course in Sochi, prompting a wave of concern over the course’s construction. Olympic officials …

Off-Piste Skiing: Avoid the Dangers

After Michael Schumacher, a retired German race car driver, sustained a serious head injury on December 29 when his head hit a rock while off-piste skiing in France, focus has turned to the dangers involved in this sport. Off-piste refers …

GoPro Demos Shaun White’s New Halfpipe Trick

GoPro camera has posted a clip of U.S. snowboarding champion Shaun White, as he perfects a new halfpipe trick called the frontside double-cork 1440 in preparation for the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games. The frontside double-cork 1440 is similar to …

Shaun White Wins X Games Gold Again

Though Shaun White has garnered a reputation as heavy partier when he’s not on the slopes, he’s still most famous for dominating the snowboarding competition at the X Games. White achieved a perfect score in his final snowboard superpipe run …

Snowboarding Opossum Gets Attention on YouTube and Twitter

Ratatouille, a white fluffy opossum, looks so cute as he winds down a snowy slope. He maneuvers the Burton Riglet snowboard around icy patches and bumps by shifting his body weight. I love his little lime and blue sweater. Over …

SSX Review: Suffering From An Identity Crisis
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SSX is a game that doesn’t know what it wants to be. It’s trying to appeal to new fans as well as the old guard that has been a fan of the franchise since the PS2 launch title. It’s trying …