Wild nabs second snowboarding title in Sochi

Feb 22, 2014

Wild nabs second snowboarding title in Sochi

Russia’s American-born snowboarder Vic Wild completed a historic double at the Winter Olympics on Saturday by claiming parallel slalom gold. Wild had already won the parallel giant slalom title on Wednesday but wasn’t prepared to settle for just that with the 27-year-old insisting it ...

Feb 22, 2014

Snowboarder Takeuchi disqualified in parallel slalom

Tomoka Takeuchi’s pursuit of a second individual medal at the Sochi Winter Olympics ended in the second round of the women’s snowboard parallel slalom on Saturday. The 30-year-old Takeuchi, who won silver in Wednesday’s parallel giant slalom, was disqualified on her second run of ...

Takeuchi seeks second medal

Feb 21, 2014

Takeuchi seeks second medal

Snowboarder Tomoka Takeuchi, who took the silver medal in the women’s parallel giant slalom at the Sochi Winter Games on Wednesday, hopes to grab another medal in Saturday’s parallel slalom, despite a patchy history in the event. The first Japanese female boarder to win ...

Feb 11, 2014

Hirano advances to men's halfpipe final

Ayumu Hirano set the pace with a sterling first run in the men’s halfpipe on Tuesday to qualify for the final. The 15-year-old’s run of 92.25 points held up as the best of the first heat and sent him into the final later Tuesday ...

Feb 4, 2014

Sochi slopestyle course questioned after crash

The slopestyle course that drew complaints from some riders ahead of the Sochi Olympics is set to be modified after Norwegian medal hope Torstein Horgmo broke his collarbone in practice Monday and is out of the Winter Games. The 26-year-old Horgmo landed heavily on ...