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Takeuchi seeks second medal

Olympics / Winter Olympics / Snowboarding 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 an ...

Snowboard couple haul in medals

Olympics / Winter Olympics / Snowboarding Feb 20, 2014

Snowboard couple haul in medals

Vic loves Alena. Alena loves Vic. Russia loves them both. The edgy world of snowboarding took on a softer side Wednesday, weaving a Hollywood-ready story about love and marriage, gold and bronze, lifelong goals fulfilled amid just a touch of political intrigue. Vic Wild, an American native ...

Olympics / Winter Olympics / Snowboarding Feb 12, 2014

Okada qualifies for women's halfpipe semis

Rana Okada reached the semifinals after the qualification round of the women's snowboard halfpipe at the Sochi Games on Wednesday. The 23-year-old Okada, who is the only Japanese competing in the acrobatic aerial competition at Rosa Khutor Extreme Park, scored 69.75 points on her second ...

Parrot leaps out to lead in Olympic debut of slopestyle

Snowboarding Feb 7, 2014

Parrot leaps out to lead in Olympic debut of slopestyle

And to think, Shaun White chose not to ride down this course. Snowboarders kicked off competition at the Olympics on Thursday by making the slopestyle layout that White deemed "intimidating" feel anything but that. Sunny skies. No wind. Decent snow. All in all, slopestyle's debut on ...