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Shaun White is doing what?

In case you didn't know, Shaun White is involved with some kind of sporting event taking place right now. Of course, you probably already know that if you've visited his personal Web site recently. Visitors to www.shaunwhite.com are automatically redirected...

By John Kiernan  |  February 22, 2010; 5:46 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Shaun White , Snowboard , Vancouver 2010  
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U.S. snowboarders eye medals

Three Americans could contend for medals in Monday's snowboard cross final at Cypress Mountain, but they will have to bring down star Frenchman Pierre Vaultier, who has won four World Cup races this season and finished second five times. The...

By Amy Shipley  |  February 15, 2010; 3:32 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Snowboard , Vancouver 2010  
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Teter to donate medal money to Haiti

U.S. snowboarding star Hannah Teter, the reigning Olympic champion in halfpipe, promised Thursday that if she wins a medal at the Vancouver Games, she will donate her prize money to the reconstruction effort in Haiti. The U.S. Olympic Committee awards...

By Amy Shipley  |  February 12, 2010; 1:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Snowboard  
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Snow big deal? Officials show no weather worries

The IOC looks for any number of qualities in selecting a host city for a winter Olympics. But one has to presume at least one attribute would be, um, snow. And in Vancouver these days, um, not so much. However,...

By Matthew Rennie  |  January 28, 2010; 3:18 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Freestyle Skiing , Snowboard , Vancouver 2010  
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Ditching 'The Flying Tomato'?

Sorry snowboard fans, the Flying Tomato is grounded. No, he's not skipping the Olympics. But Shaun White wants a new nickname, says Yahoo's Fourth-Place Medal blog: After years of being called 'The Flying Tomato,' White has spoken out about the...

By John Kiernan  |  January 28, 2010; 10:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Shaun White , Snowboard  
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Snowboarder Davis injured in four-wheeler crash

The U.S. snowboarding team lost another top contender for next month's Winter Games in Vancouver when Danny Davis, suffered a season-ending back injury when he crashed a four-wheeler into a closed gate. Davis was dedicating his season to Kevin Pearce,...

By Matthew Rennie  |  January 19, 2010; 5:13 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Snowboard , Vancouver 2010  
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Older Entries in This Category »

Snowboard, alpine ski team could carry U.S., John Kiernan , January 2, 2010
Shaun White's video games, John Kiernan , January 2, 2010
Snowboarder Breaks Ankle, Tracee Hamilton , November 6, 2008
Smith Second in Parallel Slalom, Tracee Hamilton , October 13, 2008
Snowboard Roster Set, Tracee Hamilton , September 15, 2008
Jacobellis Wins Opener, Tracee Hamilton , September 15, 2008
 
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